21 Beautiful And Creative Navigation Menus
Website Navigation Design all comes within the website interface category. Its crucial to make it easy to use, and find for the client. This doesn’t mean it has to be simple though. I have looked at some amazing websites, that have integrated some creative navigation menus designs into their website. They have been original with their designs, and made it easy to use and beautiful at the same time.
Before I proceed, though, I want to let you know that you can you can create a free flash website with Wix that will look like a very professional website and gives you total control to create awesome navigation menus. But I shall continue…
This is a simple navigation menu design, but what makes it interesting is the hover effect and the added textures. The large, blod fonts are also a plus.
What I like most about this navigation menu is the way it has the RSS icon incorporated. It’s visible, nicely designed, and this way the subscribers number will surely increase.
Aprefolio’s navigation bar has a tab-like appearance. Also, it has some icons added which makes it even more creative.
This navigation bar is somewhat similar to the one above. It uses the same tabs concept but in a different manner.
This is a nice example of a creative navigation menu which uses icons to better describe the pages. The overall design is simple and beautiful.
This is a modern navigation bar with a metalic grey effect. The hover effect is also interesting.
For a more hand-crafted, grungy look, try designing navigation menus similar to the one above. This is definitely one creative navigation menu to add to your inspriation list.
Tutorial9 uses the same tab concept we saw above, this time they incorporated large 3D icons too. This is a very nice structured navigation menu.
Icons are the primary elements of this navigation bar. It is modern and minimalist but without being too rigid. It has a fun way of displaying the icons.
David Hell Mann
This creative navigation menu has a very nice, unique concept. The tape graphic element is great as a nav bar background. It has an overall hand-crafted feel which I love.
Sarah’s navigation bar is not only creative but cute too! The tab/icon/drawings concept is unique and make the website look more personal.
Bluemoon Dueling Piano Bar
This grungy, rusy navigation bar is just perfect for this website. The textured fonts are also a very good choice. The email signup element is very well positioned.
This is a beautiful, creative navigation bar with a grungy, textured feel. It also has a more vintage effect added to it. It goes great with the overall design of the website.
This is a simple, modern example of a nicely designed navigation bar. The blue glowing effect is a nice touch.
Blogger Bake Off
Typography is the main element of this creative navigation bar. The bold, large fonts are very well chosen.
Hand-drawn fonts are a bit unusual for navigation bars but in this particular case it was a great choice. It gives the website a more personal, handmade feel.
This button-type of navigation bar is simple yet effective. The “Win”detail is very nice too!
This modern, neon colored navigation bar is super simple, the text being the main element here.
Love the texture overlayed on the hover effect button. In this case orange goes great with the glossy, metallic black chosen for the nav bar’s background.
This tabs navigation bar is simple and goes great with the overall website design. The gradient effect is a nice detail too.
For a more unusual, unique navigation bar, get inspired by the example above! Great typography and very simple and effective design, this is one modern nav bar that is most suitable for creative websites.