1. I looked at many sites that showcase other well designed or well liked portfolio websites. A few stood out for me:
Pixelworkshop.fr is very simple and has a nice way to show the work that has been done in the center. I like this design because its easy to navigate and its clean and looks good.
two24studios.com is more grungy and dark. It very easy to find what you want and displays what they offer in a nice summary. Only think I don’t like on the summary is that fact that it lights up as you hover your mouse point over the list, it makes you want to click on it thinking its a link.
giancarlo-fajardo.com is extremely artistic. I love this type of portfolio that it quite over the top but really shows just what he can do. I have a problem with the background as I have wide screen and the image doesn’t cover it all, you end up with white bars at either side.
I decided I didn’t like this one as much so I made another more simple one:
My final completed design that I will be building is this: