Being a huge design affectionado, I like to bookmark all design portfolios I come across. I noticed that a few trends have emerged over the last 12 months while going through my bookmarks. Most designers have started using innovative design patterns that have emerged in the recent years. The use of lightbox, for instance, has become universal.
Let’s have a look the latest and the hottest techniques designers use for their own online portfolio.
1. The carousel
2. Grid with Lightbox
This is perhaps the most common portfolio design technique. But some designers have taken it to the next level by adding that extra bit of style. Here are a few world-class portfolios:
3. Cover Flow
Accordions are commonly used in webdesign but only a handful of portfolios are designed using this technique.
Call them deviant, call them creative
Although the last one is not a “trend”, I thought it was good enough to get a mention. Do you have any suggestions or have you come across a well designed portfolio that fall into any of the categories above?