Portfolio Design Trends: vCard Websites



A vCard websites contain minimal content, usually just basic information about the individual (i.e. job title) and contact information (i.e. mailing addresses and links to social media profiles). Most of them are having a same features – they are all using javascript animation like sliding, fading and tab navigation.

Designer and Blogger, Tim Van Damme, started this portfolio design trend and there is no concrete word to describe this type of site, but it’s very similar to vCard.

In this collection, you’ll find some impressive vCard sites for inspiration, templates, themes for WordPress and tutorials on how to create your vCard portfolio.

Showcase of vCard Websites

Michaël Villar

01 portfolio design trends vCard websites michaelvillar

Matthew Maber

02 portfolio design trends vCard websites Matthew Maber

Oskar Krawczyk

03 portfolio design trends vCard websites nouincolor

Chris Rowe

04 portfolio design trends vCard websites Chris Rowe

Stefan Amport

05 portfolio design trends vCard websites Stefan Amport

Sebastien Couture

06 portfolio design trends vCard websites Stefan Amport

John Phillips

07 portfolio design trends vCard websites John Phillips

Jonas Lekevičius

08 portfolio design trends vCard websites Jonas Lekevicius

Christopher Wallace

09 portfolio design trends vCard websites Christopher Wallace

Matthias Kretschmann

10 portfolio design trends vCard websites Matthias Kretschmann

Maximilian Schoening

11 portfolio design trends vCard websites Maximilian Schoening

Peter Hellberg

12 portfolio design trends vCard websites Peter Hellberg

Rogie King

13 portfolio design trends vCard websites Rogie King

Margot Dolewska Dyer

14 portfolio design trends vCard websites Margot Dolewska Dyer

Chris Carey

15 portfolio design trends vCard websites Chris Carey

Kevin Liew

16 portfolio design trends vCard websites Kevin Liew

Tim Van Damme

17 portfolio design trends vCard websites Tim Van Damme

Tim Van Damme was the man who started this web design trend. He has created a “Wall of Fame” to showcase vCard sites inspired by him. There you’ll find a lot of beautiful and inspiring vCards.

Templates & Themes

vCard Professional Portfolio

18 portfolio design trends vCard websites vCard Professional Portfolio

This is a professional and clean vCard based on Tim Van Damme’s website. With this design you can use almost any background. With this template you will get: 6 Different Backgrounds, 2 jQuery Slides Options, Very Clean Design, jQuery Tooltips, jQuery FancyBox, Flickr Integration. And everything is just for 12$.

PureColour Folio – Creative Portfolio Template

19 portfolio design trends vCard websites PureColour Folio Creative Portfolio Template

PureColour Folio is proffesional, creative html portfolio template created for promoting any kind of application, desgined with blog, pricing subpages and more! It’s complete webpage with great features: tableless layout, jQuery usage, layered .psd. You can buy it for 10$.

Mydentity – Personal Portfolio Mini Site

20 portfolio design trends vCard websites Mydentity Personal Portfolio Mini Site

Mydentity – a cross browser, attractive personal portfolio mini site. With Mydentity, you can display all your details quickly & stylishly, with great attention to detail this design has an inset style and serves as a beautiful launching pad to your social media profiles, portfolio images and as a means of getting in contact. Only for 7$.

Blackgem vCard

21 portfolio design trends vCard websites Blackgem vCard

Blackem vCard – an easy to use template for your portfolio or Virtual Business Card needs. With great features: jQuery powered, valid XHTML Strict & CSS 2 .1, clean Design, total 8 PSD files and full PSD file. Only for 8$.

Pixel Portfolio – vCard

22 portfolio design trends vCard websites Pixel Portfolio Vcard

An easy to use and customize template for your portfolio or Virtual Business Card needs. Comes with two colors dark or light. Only for 8$.

The Virtual Business Card (vCard)

23 portfolio design trends vCard websites The Virtual Business Card

This is a professional, clean, flexible and customizable Virtual Business Card(vCard), great for everyone to showcase their online bio. It’s pretty savvy, minimal and displays your information in style and yet it remains professional. Buy it only for 8$.

vCard Personal Mini-Site

24 portfolio design trends vCard websites vCard Personal Mini Site

The perfect one page portfolio site to get you on the web immediately. jQuery powered, Ajax contact form (with form validation) and much more only for 8$.

vCard Portfolio Template

25 portfolio design trends vCard websites vCard Portfolio Template

The perfect one page portfolio to get your name on the web immediately. Only for 8$.

Fancy – Professional vCard Theme

26 portfolio design trends vCard websites Fancy Professional vCard Theme

A professional vCard that displays your personal information with you portfolio. Fancy is a modern and elegant way to display your presence online. Only for 7$.

vCard Professional Portfolio Template

27 portfolio design trends vCard websites vCard Professional Portfolio Template

vCard Professional Portfolio Template is a single page virtual business card template with a jquery hide/show effect. It’s a clean and simple design that comes with two background variations. Just for 8$.

vCard Professional Template

28 portfolio design trends vCard websites vCard Professional Template

vCard HTML Template is clean style design for vcard or personal website. There are 8 color variations for this theme that you can choose base on you favorite color. Just for 8$.

MiniMe Personal vCard Design

2 portfolio design trends vCard websites MiniMe Personal Vcard Design

MiniMe is a vCard design with gradients and you can change colors easy. You can download .PSD file for free.

MiniCard Theme for WordPress – a cool free business card/social network theme

30 portfolio design trends vCard websites MiniCard Theme for Wordpress a cool free business card social network theme

MiniCard is a social network/business card free WordPress theme inspired by Tim Van Damme’s excellent website. The theme lets you add links to all the social networking sites you may be a member of, and post useful information such as bio’s and contact details.

The Digital Business Card WordPress Theme

30 portfolio design trends vCard websites The Digital Business Card Wordpress Theme

This free WordPress theme is perfect for those that need a good “Digital Business Card” or if you simply need a simple website with a few bits of information and links to social networks.

Visiting Card

31 portfolio design trends vCard websites Visiting Card

Another great free WordPress theme inspired by Tim Van Damme.

Tutorials

jQuery look: Tim Van Damme

29 portfolio design trends vCard websites jQuery look Tim Van Damme

The two key effects Tim Van Damme is using are a simplified accordion and a hover effect. It’s worth noting that the hover effect only works in WebKit (Safari & Chrome), but this tutorial will show you how to create the effect using jQuery too.

Design a Dark, Contemporary Minifolio in Photoshop

20 photoshop tutorials for creating your own portfolio1

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create your own vCard and portfolio mixed design.

Your Opinion

What do you think? Do you agree that vCard Websites are Portfolio Design trend? If you know more templates, themes or tutorials on how to create vCard website please share your suggestions and thoughts in comments.

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Comments
  1. I was hoping someone would write such a post about vCards soon, and here it is. I had found some inspirational sites and templates round there, but here we’ve got everything condensed at a handy page. :D Thanks a ton!

  2. Nice Collection and thanks for mentioning my theme :)

  3. very nice and interesting article.I like the soft theme like Mac ^^

  4. You may include the mail id of this persons who designed these themes then we can directly contact them.

  5. I like Chris Rowe design. Nice article :D

  6. I had never heard of vCards before this. Great themes to all that are posted in my opinion.

  7. Great collection and nice article!!!

  8. I love your lay-outs. Simply an inspiration to a web designer like me.

  9. Ur design are awesome.thanx for sharing ur cool design.

  10. I can’t consider I have ever found some sort of blog using this lots of responses about it!

  11. Excellent short article, well written I have to admit.

  12. Awesome page, well crafted I must say.

  13. I don’t imagine I’ve ever witnessed any web site utilizing this type of many reviews about it!

  14. Awesome idea! i really like this idea Stunning designs, thanks for sharing

  15. Great post, i prefer the MiniMe Personal vCard Design version the most.