25 Amazing Retro Web Sites for Your Inspiration

25 Amazing Retro Web Sites for Your Inspiration
  • 14 June 2009
  • Web Design
  • This post was written exclusively for PV.M Garage by Piervincenzo Madeo
  • Comments (76)»

A fresh post for this hot June with a Back to the Past.
With the term Retro we describe a review of past trends that relive in modern Design.
We’re watching, in these last years, as the use of illustrations from old posters, old-style typography, old cars, old packaging and old photos are popular also in Web Design. Many web designer use a collage of old stuff to advertise current products or to popularize new information.
Below I’ve collected 25 amazing websites that use an old style to describe modern activities. This list could be good for you inspiration.

Enjoy it!

Old Stuff for a Modern Expressive Web Design

Colazione da Michy

Colazione da Michy

Vintage blog di Sara Presenti

Vintage blog di Sara Presenti

New York Moon

New York Moon

Mac Tarnahan’s

Mac Tarnahan's

The Dollar Dreadful

The Dollar Dreadful

The Blizzards

The Blizzards

Fortyseven Media

Fortyseven Media

Klassiker in Acryl

Klassiker in Acryl

The Greg Brady Project

The Greg Brady Project

Tennesses Vacation

Tennesses Vacation

Verga Car

Verga Car

Thrush

Thrush

Jeff Sarmiento

Jeff Sarmiento

Kretivia

Kretivia

Singularity Concepts

Singularity Concepts

WebDesigner.Ro

WebDesigner.Ro

SottoCosto Ska

SottoCosto Ska

Retro Edge Web Design

Retro Edge Web Design

Gary Nock

Gary Nock

Phizz

Phizz

The First Twenty

The First Twenty

CSS Tinder Box

CSS Tinder Box

MongolMania

MongolMania

Ernest Hemingway Collection

Ernest Hemingway Collection

Philosophic Allies

Philosophic Allies

Author: Piervincenzo Madeo

From a little city in the South of Italy, a web designer, a coder, a blogger. This is Piervincenzo, just a guy who has a great love for creativity and enjoys making high-quality stuff and sharing good information about web design and development.

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76 Comments

  1. DeniseWeb

    Nice list, I’m loving Tennesses Vacation… it’s awesome design!

  2. existdissolve

    Thanks for featuring singularityconcepts.com!!

  3. bebopdesigner

    Brilliant collection. Very inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

  4. liz

    Awww… mrvector.com didn’t make the list. Makes us sad.

    But this a great round up.

  5. Brant Schroeder

    Retro is good – nice post.

  6. piervix

    @liz: mrvector.com is a very nice retro design. Thanks for reporting!

  7. RobbieG

    Love the Gary Nock site…shout out to Ryan Blaind on that one…guy’s got mad skillz

  8. Brad C

    Some really good stuff in this list, but I looove the New York Moon site.

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  10. Jasmin Halkic

    Really nice websites.

  11. Dubrovnik

    Nice one !

    My vote goes for “Tennesses Vacation”

    Cheers!
    Dubrovnik

  12. Blue Buffalo

    Wow! The creativity used in these retro websites is amazing. Thanks for the great showcase.

  13. Roger Duck

    The Dollar Dreadful site is outstanding as are many of these designs. You need a clever and cooperative client to explore such unique and powerful themes but the results are impressive when it call comes together.

  14. Dave Sparks

    Great collection of sites and for a change quite a few I haven’t seen listed elsewhere. Thanks for taking the time to put them together.

  15. CMYK

    Thanksss for great list!!!

    inspiration!!!!!! jejeje

  16. Paul Clapp

    Thanks for adding my web site (Retro Edge Web Design) to this list, there are some awesome web sites here and I’m not quite sure mine is worthy but thank you very much indeed.

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