If you’ve been to a lot of websites lately, you may have noticed that gradients are cunningly coming back in web design. They may be seen as background fillers or in other element design, either way, they are there, and they are looking pretty good.

Though flat design is still up in the current trends, gradients are making a potential return, but this time with a combination of flat elements, background photographs, and such – making it very versatile in web design.

These websites that we have gathered below will show you that gradients are still looking strong even in today’s modern design. Check out these 15 excellent examples of web designs with gradients in them. Come, take a peek, and be inspired!

Melanie F.

This website has a beautiful design with a mesmerizing parallax effect and gradient backgrounds that makes the images more stylish to the eyes.
parallax gradient website

Real Future Fair

Real Future Fair utilizes a fullscreen background with red-violet color gradient in diagonal angle.
violet gradient site


Wake on the other hand has a more popular blue-violet gradient theme that is trendy in the current design world.
blue gradient theme


Segment beautifully combines grey backgrounds with green gradients that are used in logos, segment background, and icons.
green website design


Mapbox displays a beautiful hero image with a blue gradient in diagonal fashion.
headline gradient site

Product Design Weekly

This website incorporated various gradients for its hero image as well as the overall background.
background gradient design


Here is another beautiful diagonal gradient design used in a hero image. It puts an elegant and artistic ambiance to an otherwise simple web design.
blue orange web design


Comment overlays a semi-opaque gradient to its background image. It displays a red shade transitioning into its transparent part at the middle of the page, adding more flare to the background.
red transparent gradient


Qards delivers various gradient designs that make the page segments more artistic and enjoyable to the eyes.
gradient background site


Inc overlays a subtle blue gradient to its hero image, making the section more clean and collective.
blue background website


This one has a more cleaner gradient playing with various blues.
vertical gradient theme

Impossible Bureau

Impossible Bureau uses a dusky gradient that is displayed in full background during the loading page then transitions to its homepage where its elements and background show similar design as hover effect.
pink gradients sites
sunset gradient


Webflow also utilizes a set of full-width background gradient that beautifully displays various segments.
background gradient websites

Year in Music

Spotify is also one of the sites that uses gradient for web designs. This is their Year in Music feature.
spotify web design


Symodd’s segments are filled with gradients that it looks both minimalistic and artistic.
slider background gradient

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Christie Ann

About the author: A Filipina freelancer who is unsophisticated yet can be adventurous too. She spends lots of time in surfing the net and reading. She is a very optimistic thinker who believes that she’ll get to see a shooting star someday.