30+ Examples of Big, Bold, and Beautiful Website Navigation Menus


One of the most recognizable elements in any website is the design of the main navigation menu. Some sites have large menus, others have small ones. Some sites have bold, attention-grabbing menus, others have something more subdued.

As a freelance web designer, you need to be able to draw upon many different styles depending on the current project you are working on. Since the current trend in design is bigger and more graphical menus, we thought it would be a good idea to offer some inspiration.

In this list we’ve compiled 30 of the most gorgeous navigation menu designs — all of which are big, bold, and beautiful. Take a look and see what you think:



1. Pixel Resort


2. Tap Tap Tap


3. Tutorial9

big menu example


4. Checkout App

big menu example


5. Clearleft

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6. Cosmic Soda

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7. Cultured Code

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8. DFW Usability Professionals

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9. Digital Artifex

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10. Dragon Interactive

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11. Ecosimply

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12. Explovent

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13. ExpressionEngine

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14. Icon Designer

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15. Jason Dorn

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16. Loodo


17. MacRabbit

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18. Mason Hipp

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19. Nitram + Nuca

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20. Nopoko Graphics

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21. OKB Interactive

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22. Panic Coda

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23. 30elm.com

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24. Rawnet

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25. South Creative

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26. Apple Reviews

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27. Fluxiom

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28. Worship Leader Insights

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29. Water’s Edge Media

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30. Jiri Tvrdek

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Add Your Thoughts…

That’s it for this list — what do you think? Did we miss any awesome examples? Did you disagree with any of our choices?

Which was your favorite?