30 Examples of Effective Organic Website Design

30 Examples of Effective Organic Website Design

What is organic design? Well, organic design was popularised by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In terms of architecture, the philosophy of organic design is driven by several ideas: the need for ‘good’ design, the influence of nature, the process of evolution and an awareness of the finished product as a unified whole.

Organic design is not a movement, it can be diverse and frequently controversial and unusual. It is the opposite of right-angled box designs in architecture.

These ideas can be applied to website design just as easily as they can to architecture. Here is a showcase of organic website designs incorporating such elements as paper, wood, fabric, trees, plants, flowers, water and clouds.

Organic Website Design

Examples of Effective Organic Website Design

Vilkyskiu
Vilkyskiu

Eclipse
Eclipse

Ostervang Skovbrug
Ostervang Skovbrug

Webteam
Webteam

Domaine Valentin
Domaine Valentin

Woodburn Designs
Woodburn Designs

Label My Coffee
Label My Coffee

Somersby Cider
Somersby Cider

Lake Nona
Lake Nona

Compal
Compal

La Ferme des Histoires Melangees
La Ferme des Histoires Melangees

Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson

Zielona
Zielona

Juan Diego Velasco
Juan Diego Velasco

Kuhboom
Kuhboom

Brown Blog Films
Brown Blog Films

AGX Creatives
AGX Creatives

Bern Unlimited
Bern Unlimited

‘Forty Seven
'Forty Seven

Jared Campbell
Jared Campbell

Carbonica
Carbonica

A Round Dorset Walk
A Round Dorset Walk

The Peace River
The Peace River

Family of Fish
Family of Fish

Garnier Body
Garnier Body

Bella Vita
Bella Vita

Andrew Beckwith
Andrew Beckwith

Professional Bull Riders Tour
Professional Bull Riders Tour

Think Design
Think Design

Spielzeugmuseum
Spielzeugmuseum

Conclusion

Organic design in terms of websites can be based on personal opinion, whether a site is an organic design or not. In general, if the design includes elements from nature or from architecture it can be considered organic. Even rounded corners applied to elements can be considered organic – so it is pretty much in the eye of the beholder.
What do you consider is true organic website design? Please share your comments and opinions with us in the section below.

Carol is a blogger and Photoshop enthusiast. She enjoys surfing the net in search of outstanding art, design and photography, and enjoys nothing better than sharing her discoveries through article writing.

Comments

    • Dave,
    • August 16, 2012
    / Reply

    These are some great sites. especially the Lake Nona.

    Thanks

    • Anne,
    • August 16, 2012
    / Reply

    The wonderful design of eclipse creative’s website is exceptional.

  1. / Reply

    Very nice collection! Thank you for the post.

  2. / Reply

    Spielzeugmuseum, Vilkyskiu and lake Nona really nice website to look at. Interesting showcase.

  3. / Reply

    Noupe.com should be added here too! Btw, great collection.

  4. nice collection…thanks….

  5. / Reply

    Web design very creative.

  6. / Reply

    Brilliant. Keep going.

  7. / Reply

    “Organic” is becoming a popular concept in every aspect of our lives. But in the web design sense its really creating some amazing sites. thanks for sharing.

  8. / Reply

    Nature-friendly designs.

  9. / Reply

    I took your point about the rounded corners and I added them to my site and I’m happier with it like that soo I think small changes like that do make it feel soft, fresh and organic and i think there is an element of modernism there too as organic is kind of a modern trent soo any modern design practices will help. I love your examples they are all really good designs

  10. / Reply

    Very creative nice designs.

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