Design portfolio website examples.

Kyle Poff

“Kyle Poff specializes in creating brand identities, packaging, brand strategy, illustration, and hand lettering. He says that almost every single job he receives is from a referral from someone else he’s done business with or from his graphic design portfolio — which is great, because it means he’s never had to scout for work! Right now, he is constantly trying to diversify his work with different styles because he “can't concentrate on one thing for too long.””

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“Tino is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Berlin, Germany. He loves to create portraits of people in his own style and create “cool editorial designs”. Tino’s work involves simplifying complex themes, with a “less is more” approach. He encourages you to have fun and consume his stuff.”

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Peter Hershey

“Peter Hershey builds brands and tells stories — primarily using design and photography. He likes his work to be as simple and clean as possible, with an emphasis on people.”

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Aisling Mc Elvaney

“Aisling McElvaney is a graphic designer based in Dublin, Ireland. In 2016, she graduated from the National College of Art and Design with a 2.1 in History of Art and Design & Visual Communication. She is currently employed as a graphic designer at DIT Students’ Union. Currently, she is interested in the possibilities and creative ideas she can bring to campaigns. She has also recently started a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing.”

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Jesselyn Nathania

“Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Jesselyn Nathania graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from the Raffles Design Institute in Singapore in 2015. Her work mainly focuses on illustration and lettering. In her spare time, Jesselyn is fond of watching horror films, traveling, photography, and her “overweight” pet corgi named Barney.”

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Stuart Chapman

“Stuart (Stu) Chapman is an award-winning designer and visual storyteller who specializes in graphic design, creative branding, art direction, project curation, photography, video, and more across a wide range of mediums. Stu is highly passionate about connecting with “like-minded humans” and puts community and purpose at the forefront of his work.”

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Jeoffrey Cheung

“Jeoffrey Cheung is a graphic designer and photographer living in Las Vegas. Fully self-taught, he has always pushed himself to learn various mediums of programs and art. Currently, he works for a creative agency called Artisans On Fire — which he says has validated his ability to learn and compete in the industry. He seeks to inspire people that a career in design is not limited by lack of a degree, but more so possible if you believe hard enough and put in the work.”

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David Alderman

“David Alderman is a graphic designer originally from Boston, MA, and currently based in San Diego, CA. His portfolio includes colorful and original designs for various local brands such as Grit Coffee, Revolution Roasters, Aquatic Brewing, Satchmo’s Throat Coat, and more.”

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Nina Raj

“Nina Raj is a multi-disciplinary designer and photographer with a background in mission-driven advertising. Her interests lie at the crossroads of music and social change, with a focus on intersectional womxn’s rights and LGBTQIA+ activism. She likes to deliver creative solutions for companies that lead with their values.”

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Emily Manke

“Emily Manke is a Georgia-grown graphic designer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota — here to bring your creative vision to life! When she’s not creating inspiring graphics, you’ll find her volunteering at her church, planning her next travel adventure, or spending time with her family. If you’re looking for better branding, current design trends, or a new fresh look, search no further! Emily loves catching the vision of her clients and providing deliverables that exceed their expectations.”

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Updated on June 4, 2021 | By Steph Davidson

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How to create a design portfolio website.

Attract clients with a design portfolio that highlights exactly who you are as a designer. Creating your own online design portfolio is easy and intuitive with a dedicated design portfolio website builder. Choose a website builder like Format that comes with blogging, SEO, social media tools, and an online store so you have everything you need to display your work brilliantly and grow your business. We’ve rounded up six simple tips to keep in mind when building your portfolio website.

  1. Sign up for a free trial with Format. No credit card required.
  2. Choose a design template. Don’t worry—if you change your mind later, you can easily switch templates.
  3. Upload your design work. Create a gallery or custom page to display your work.
  4. Edit your site. Customize your site menu to include exactly what you want.
  5. Personalize your design. Make it yours and change options like the template preset, fonts, and colors.
  6. Ready to go further? Set up your store, add SEO or social media integration, and more—whenever you want.

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