20 top examples for banner ads

20 top examples for banner ads

Advertisement prompt product, so advertising is everywhere, especially on the Web. Most websites I visit have some sort of web banner advertisements on them. For some websites, such as big design blogs, advertising is the main source of income.

– BrusheezyBrusheezy

Brusheezy has a really clean web design, featuring their web banners on the sidebar.

– Function


Function displays their ad banners in a narrow but tall column in the center of their page.

– kirupa


The huge Flash community, kirupa.com, displays small little adverts on the right-hand side of their site.

– Veerles blog

Veerles blog

Veerle’s design blog displays ads via The Deck advertising network on her left-hand sidebar. Everything on the site has a lot of padding and space, which makes the viewer not miss the ad when scrolling.

– CSS Drive

CSS Drive

CSS Drive has many elements packed into their site. They even have enough room to include ads that blend into the site design very well.

– WpRecipes


WpRecipes.com has a nice subtle sidebar in which they display 125px web banners. The background that curves around the site makes everything look more colourful.

– PSDFan


PSDFan has a large web banner that sits right above their blog posts, under the navigation.

– Fuel Your Creativity

Fuel Your Creativity

The colourful ads fit right in on the right-hand side of this design blog.

– Tutorial9


Tutorial9’s colourful ad banners fit perfectly into the right-hand sidebar, and the ilustrative header helps the ads stand out.

– Creattica


Seven 125px banner ads are displayed in between Creattica’s design inspiration listings.

– Web Designer Wall

Web Designer Wall

Web Designer Wall has an in-content ad at the top of all their articles.

– BrushKing


BrushKing has a nice, rich, brown and red colour scheme. The web banner in their header works so well because it fits with their site design.

– Best Web Gallery

Best Web Gallery

Nick La has used his dark website design to an advantage because all of the ads on the this CSS gallery are very bright and colourful, making them truly stand out.

– PSD Graphics

PSD Graphics

PSD Graphics has a huge banner ad in between their layout’s header and sub-menu. It works well with the site design because it’s the right size, and I also think it grabs people’s attention.

– Behance Network

Behance Network

The new beta Behance Network website design has small sponsor boxes down the right-hand column that display ads next to their content. It works very well with the new site design.

– InstantShift


This clean website design has a bunch of excellent banner ads that run seamlessly down the right-hand column. It looks great!

– Webdesigner Depot

Webdesigner Depot

A beautiful site should have beautiful ads, and that’s what Webdesigner Depot has. They display their ads in a clean and simple format on their right-hand sidebar.

– TheFWA


The FWA web gallery displays a huge variety of ads on their site’s top right-hand corner consisting of three web banners at a time.

– Noupe


Noupe displays their ads next to their site content and at the very top of their site. They also have a small line of text below each image ad. This structure is the same as Smashing Magazine, who aquired the site recently.

– Design Bombs

Design Bombs

Design Bombs displays their 125px ads on the left-hand sidebar. The ads fit in with the other gallery listings on the site.

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