Footers have evolved from being insignificant pieces of design to one of the key factors in capturing the attention of your sites visitors. Many sties have taken creativity to another level and incorporated functionality with twitter updates and contact forms. This enhances the appearance of your website all while improving your sites usability.

Every footer is unique in its own way and offers some sort of inspiration or lesson. Below you will find 25 Astonishing Website Footers to serve as pure inspiration. Please feel encouraged to leave us a comment or link to a site we may have missed with a creative footer!

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The Zen Garden created a unique website footer that not only looks good, but offers functionality in the form of a contact section.

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This footer interacts with the sites viewers and offers valuable information.

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The Buzz website footer has useful info and offers guidance through the sites tags.

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This footer has a great design and has self-advertising.

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Great footer with simple illustration and useful information.

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The above footer is simple and creative, however offers no functionality.

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This footer knows how to interact with its visitors.

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The overall site design conveys information, the footer offers no less.

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Retro footer design with great usability.

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Wonderful work of art and creative lighting effects are all incorporated into this footer.

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There’s no doubt that the name and meaning behind this site is conveyed correctly throughout the footer area.

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The above footer is creative and features simple functions and information.

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This footer has great use of illustration and points the viewer in the right direction even without a clear understanding of the text.

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If you offer great design services, your website should be a pillar among examples. This sites footer design does just that.

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This footer’s colors truly collaborate with the overall site design, making it a bit more appealing on the eye.

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The vimeo site has unique illustration canvased out on the site. The footer showcases this unique design.

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What’s most intriguing about this footer is the excellent use of white space.

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A bit too similar to the Vimeo footer, especially found in the colors and style of digital art.

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Great use of actual objects as a footer. Takes more creativity than an illustration.

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Very simple and straight to the point. Makes it easier for the viewer to wrap their mind around.

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This footer contains two sections. The illustrations found here are self-explanatory.

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Besides the map, the designer was considerate enough to place the site menu and more within the footer.

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Great integration between the sites footer and illustrations.

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Getting your sites main point across with the use of your footer sometimes means you have to be bold.

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Unique, creative, simple and effective are all words that can be used to describe carsonfied’s footer.