Lighting effects often within web design sets the mood for the viewer. For example, a dark minimalistic design varies in aspects from a site that displays bright swirls of colors and beautiful effects. These sort of lighting elements create a glowing energy that allows your site to stand out on the screen and create a warm environment. Within the following sites you’ll find a wide range of examples from subtle minimal effects to bold designs that make a statement.

Without any further delay, here are 20+ sites using dramatic lighting effects. Hope you will find inspiration comes easily with these examples!

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The depth infinity site blends natural colors with synthetic lighting to create a sort of “domino effect” throughout the site.

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The effects on the above site are more distracting than anything, however they were still designed to be effective.

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This site design mixes a dark background with bright colors that attract attention.

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The 45 Royal sites are of lighting effect is located within the header. The effects originate throughout one point.

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A minimalistic design, correct use of lighting, and ease of usability allow the Tao site to be one of the cleanest site designs on the web.

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The above site utilizes a creative use of icons and blends it with amazing light effects.

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This is a clean and crisp design with an amazing and colorful header.

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PixelLight Creative’s site brings the use of lighting effects to a minimum, however they manage to attract the eyes of the visitor within the process.

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The above site uses a great mix of colors to provide a clean visual of spirals and swirls with lighting effects.

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FM Communication stretched their hand out far this design. The background provides exceptional use of lighting.

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Matching the logo and going hand in hand with the overall site design, the light effects around the sides of this site provide a sense of warmth.

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The you and igraphics site has amazing illustration using clean effects.

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The background of this site can mostly be compared to a gradient and several shades of colors.

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Utilizing only a fair shade of colors, okb, has provided a clean site with great effects.

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Although this graphic could’ve easily inserted within the template, it’s a difficult task to create a lighting affect not only around the actual image but along the edge of the site header as well.

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The light effects on this site also act as a guide to where the site owner would like you to pay most attention to, for example the facebook and twitter icons.

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Very simple and creative design with an incredible background.

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The poziteeve site uses natural elements of the earth to combine them with amazing lighting effects.

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Studio7Designs has developed a website with creative use of colors, scenery, and lighting effects. Especially the glow around the globe.

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This is another site that puts in motion the use of gradients within the background.

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Notice the sleek lighting effects around the template. That allows the viewer to focus on the main content of the site more easily.

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The noe site is more of a dark design with a great ability to display simple and mezmorizing effects of light.

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Brain Fart I beleive to have been aiming for the old dark universe look with the sun originating from a specific point. The lighting effects within this site are exquisute.

  • http://www.1stwebdesigner.com Dainis Graveris

    I just love such designs getting crazy with colors and creating really unique look!

    Beautiful inspiration!

  • http://www.bebop-ad.com BebopDesigner

    Brilliant collection! Thanks for posting

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  • http://circleboxblog.com/ Callum Chapman

    Great round-up. Theres a couple there that I find too dark for the web, but others that are fantastic – some great inspiration either way ;)

  • http://twitter.com/lucast182 Lucas Tadeu

    Wow, great article! All really inspiring. My favorite was the Brain Fart one.Simply amazing

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  • John

    Aren’t you missing http://www.digitalgurus.co.uk

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  • http://www.moinid.com Most Interesting Ideas

    Beutiful examples of lighting effects. I like ICON DOK idea

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  • http://informationhighwayman.com/ D Bnonn Tennant

    Some gorgeous sites in there. These sorts of showcases are what inspired my use of lighting on the logo for http://www.digitalrecovery.co.nz — which turned out pretty well in my opinion (:

  • http://www.yummygum.nl Leon

    Awesome round-up! We’re working on a dark background website with lighting effects, this will come in hand as inspiration! Thanks

  • http://www.cnpintegrations.com/ Joomla Programmer

    Very-very beautiful designs.

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  • http://www.vinfotech.com Monica

    You missed http://www.bigkhandan.com/ -it is India’s first family networking website…

    Regards

  • http://webmv.ru web site

    Spasibo za podborku, ya Russia))

  • http://www.webton.nl webton webdesign

    I just love such designs getting crazy with colors and creating really unique look!

    Beautiful inspiration!

  • http://iwantedyoulyrics.blogspot.com i wanted you lyrics

    yeah right Lighting effects often within web design sets the mood for the viewer. For example, a dark minimalistic design varies in aspects from a site that displays bright swirls of colors and beautiful effects

  • http://www.sebcreation.com/en/ Seb

    Thanks guys. I’ve designed a new version of my Website for the 5th anniversary :)

    JS Rocks !

  • http://downmagaz.com Downmagaz

    O thanks thanks thanks

  • http://www.vwebdesign.nl Website laten maken

    Very nice. Thanks for sharing! Thanks!

  • http://www.vdw-subsidiedesk.nl/erd.htm erd

    Very nice, I love the Icon dock layout, lot of colors

  • Guillaume PE

    i love it !