I drool over sexy design. I’ve been collecting website navigation design inspiration since 2011 and I just wanted to share a few of my favorites. Most of these are not currently used for website navigation, but I see the potential to re-purpose design elements in each of these to create unique, stand-out website navigation design.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

I would use the images as navigation links for a subtle, abstract website navigation experience.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

This would be a great homepage. I would not have a traditional top header with navigation, but I would use each of these separate font styles as a navigational link.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

black and white.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

Such a cool concept to re-purpose into website navigation elements.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

so pretty.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

I would use the images as navigation links for a subtle, abstract website navigation experience.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

I like the containment of images. I’m moving past the era of full width everything and I’m not terribly upset about it.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

You just don’t see this type of unique navigation design very often and I think that should change.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

long. I love long web design.

Website Navigation Design Inspiration - The Black Layer

I would make the homepage keep going with this type of design – the longer, the better.