Here is a compilation of some of the most creative personal portfolio websites for 2019.

1. galshir.com

Gal Shir has an amazing personal website that looks like Apple and Creative Market had a baby! ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

Instead of posting a portfolio of his work, Gal gives away free wallpapers (in exchange for an email). Over time he’s been able to build an audience and started offering some really cool products, like his custom texture brushes or his e-book about his journey becoming a creator and growing his Instagram following past 600k.

It’s a really great example of a simple and effective personal website: just a few high-value pages, an email subscribe, and digital products that can be sold through some gumroad embeds.

2. garylemasson.com

This is a really cool personal website by Gary Le Masson that imitates the design of Google’s Landing Page and SERPs ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

SERPs, or Search Engine Result Pages, which are the pages you get after you search for something on Google.

There are a lot of cool easter eggs in this one. I love that he took the time to build out unique pages to explain what he does, what he’s worked on, where to find him, and how to reach out for work.

3. joshuamccartney.com

Check out this simple but effective portfolio website by Josh McCartney ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’• It’s literally only 2 pages and a handful of case studies for some projects that he’s worked on. Sometimes that all you really need!

I’m totally in love with the creative direction for the home page! The only suggestions I’d make from a UX perspective is to include a ‘More Projects’ section on the bottom of each case study to keep users from bouncing when they reach the bottom.

4. jurajmolnar.com

Here’s a super creative portfolio by Juraj Molnar from Buzz Worthy Studio
It’s a great way to show off his skill and creativity with animation, typography, and layouts.

These kinds of sites always get me fired up to practice.

5. vanholtz.co

Here’s a personal website that does a great job of leveraging past projects by building detailed case studies ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“š

When someone reaches out to work with you, they don’t just want to know you can get to the end product (lots of people can), they want to know what your process looks like so they can envision themselves working with you!

6. narrowdesign.com

Nothing beats a website with a health warning ๐ŸคฃApparently the Narrow Design website is not for people with vertigo or anyone who finds experimental interfaces offensive!

I say the more experimental and offensive the better!

This personal portfolio has a super unique scrolling experience, working your way through projects by following the golden spiral ๐ŸŒ€And a really trippy easter egg if you make it all the way to the end ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅš

7. bruno-simon.com

Check out this interactive portfolio by Bruno Simon ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿš˜ It looks almost like a video game! You can drive a little car around and see his portfolio of work, contact information, and it even has a place to play mini games like bowling ๐Ÿคฏ

This one must have taken a while to build but the end product is AMAZING! Apparently is uses ThreeJS and CanonJS ๐Ÿ‘พ

8. renaudrohlinger.com

You’ve got to check out this crazy 3d portfolio website by Renaud Rohlinger ๐Ÿคฏ

It’s built using WebGL, among a slurry of other technologies, all of which he’s listed in detail. I think it’s a great way to show the kinds of projects you’re interested in working on.

The planet is totally inspired by King Kai’s planet in Dragon Ball Z ๐Ÿฒ

9. xaviercusso.com

Here’s a really dope personal website by Xavier Cusso
This is one of the first portfolios I’ve seen that actually lists out projects whose contents are hidden due to an NDA.
The pages that do have case studies are really well built and do a really great job of highlighting the quality of the work.

Those are my top picks! What did you think?

If you have a really cool portfolio with a really great website let me know in the comments below!

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