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.

  • http://www.webhostdesignpost.com Cody

    Dang there is some really nice footers on these websites. It makes a big difference when people put some effort into them, these are awesome. -Thanks!

  • http://www.orphicpixel.com Mars

    those are great collection, these are unusual collection to do err!

  • http://www.lincoln-plumbing.co.uk/ Lincoln Plumber

    Thank you for compiling this. Some very inspiring work that has given me ideas for future design work.

  • http://pablinblog.co.cc Pablo

    wow pretty nice collection. I like style of vimeo’s page, is so cool. has that kind of animated background…

  • http://www.gocosmonaut.com Cosmonaut / Portland

    I really dig the bcandullo footer. This reminds me not to treat that part of a web page like an afterthought.

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  • http://www.kaplang.com Kaplang

    wow really nice collection :)

  • Katie Spencer

    Thank you for the awesome post! The collection is really useful and fresh.

    I just wonder, may I use some of the ideas while creating my own website using the services like this http://www.site2you.com ?

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  • http://www.iamafreelancer.net web designer in Egypt

    a very unique footer

  • http://worldoweb.co.uk/ Tracy

    What a lovely selection! Thanks for sharing

  • sayan mukherjee

    I really like the 3rd one, from vSplash. :-)

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  • http://www.webdeez.eu Audrey

    They are really beautiful these footers! go, I tweet!

  • http://www.brickmarketing.com/ Nick @ Brick Marketing

    These footers are all fantastic! Can you purchase these footers for your website or are all of these custom designed and not for resale? Either way, it gives me many ideas for our client websites and even some great ideas when we redesign our own website. Thanks again for sharing this collection.

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    Great articles & a Nice site…. I am always searching online for articles that can help me. Thank you

  • http://www.annebebekgelisimi.com anne bebek

    I really like the 3rd one, from vSplash and thanks man good job :)

  • http://www.seobounty.com Richard A. Lewis

    I think I love everything with “space” as its backdrop but the fourth one is my favorite.

  • http://www.irtouring.com viki

    awesome design for footers, i liked them,

  • alss

    nice

  • http://www.primemethods.com primemethods

    I have facebook account, twitter account and linkedin account but need some help to drive qualified traffic and leads. I need assistance from one who has passed through the agony of increasing traffic by learning it himself in the hardest way. i look forward to your response. Regards

  • http://www.counselingdebt.info jackie

    I love theses graphics. thank for the share

  • http://interpixdesign.com Interpix Design

    A lot of these are meh. The example from amuki blogspot is interesting but it’s also very busy. The title of Carsonified’s footer says it all: footers are boring stuff. It should probably stay that way.

  • http://www.ParosParadise.com Michael

    Wow! I am impressed. I will have to start paying more attention to the footer.
    Usually I only go there when I can’t find what I am looking for higher in the page.
    Cheers,

  • http://www.geoklix.com geoklix

    great article, great list.

    Thank you!

  • http://www.pixilcase.com Rune

    I just launched this site with a creative hand-drawn style.

    http://www.pixilcase.com

    The footer fetches a twitter stream an is styled using @font-face.

    Not sure if it is OK to plug my own site so blatantly here lol. Just delete my post, if so.
    Great list btw.

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  • http://www.th3design.co.uk/ Web design Hull

    Really strong use of customisation to make the footers stand out from the standard boring 1 line T&C we all see too often.

    Great finds!

  • http://www.iq23.com iraq website

    very nice ….