eCommerce Web Design - Examples & Inspiration

eCommerce Web Design Inspiration
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When a project begins at BAO, be it a Shopify eCommerce website, a Craft CMS or simply a Wordpress site, it always starts the same way – with a solid foundation of research.

This includes looking for inspiration. To help us do this methodically and efficiently we have assembled a library of research resources that aid in our crusade for better web design.

In this article, we share some of the resources from our ‘BAO Bibliote’ and the reasons for including such websites.

Awwwards is a website that recognises and promotes the talent and efforts of the worlds best developers, designers and agencies. Each day there's a vote for the site of the day, examining the winners and honourable mentions allows you to keep up with the best web trends of 2019. We’ve even won a few awards here ourselves 😊.

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CSSDA is an international web design and development award platform that honours and showcases work from web designers, developers and digital people around the world who are pushing the boundaries of UI, UX and innovative development.

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A showcase of the finest web and interactive design from around the world. This website has a great filtering system which allows us to refine our searches quickly and methodically.

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This website offers a curation of the best web design and their designers who are featured for design excellence. We often visit this website to stay up to date with the latest design trends from around the world.

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It’s important that we not only nourish ourselves with inspirational websites which look great, but we also have to consider what works well. focuses less on the front-end experimentation of design and more on the metrics and UX practices that matter for a solid eCommerce web design.

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We often keep our eye on Dribbble as a resource of experimental creative web design. As a platform for designers and developers to share their ideas alongside real-world web design projects we find this is where the boundaries are often pushed a little further.

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The FWA is crammed full of cutting-edge innovation from the worlds best digital design and development agencies. We often visit this website for inspiration and as a place to benchmark our own work against.

eCommerce Web design - Inspiration no.7 The FWA


Each of these inspirational eCommerce web design resources have been curated over time by various designers and developers at BAO. We believe these, amongst others, are some of the better websites for procuring research and inspiration when starting a website project.

We hope to have given you a small insight into how we build the foundations for your project right at the very beginning. If you’d like to work on a project together, feel free to get in touch to start the conversation.