Both web and print designs built around a water theme have become a popular trend in recent years, and such a theme can be found in everything from websites to business cards to designs for postcard printing. Generally speaking, the color blue is associated with depth and stability and has a calming effect, which may be why blue is a popular color for design. Many businesses incorporate some shade of blue into their brand colors, and water is a popular image for companies in many industries, not just the obvious ones. For example, some graphic designers, fashion companies, and even technology companies incorporate water into their websites.
In this collection, we focused on finding websites that were built around a water theme. These examples span the simple to complex references to water themes from splashing rivers to calm bodies of water. As you check these samples out, see how each affect you. Do they create a calming or exciting response? Which are your favorites?