The use of fullscreen hero images has become a lot more popular in the recent years. Faster internet connections allow images and resource to be downloaded much quicker, which makes it simple to include a 1920 x 1080 background image, and re-size it to fit any screen.
These are called, hero images and are typically placed in the front and center, above the fold. These are often used to promote a company, product or individual with the use of a captivating photography. Branding is always a crucial factor, but these big hero images are not always about that.
The goal with the hero images are to get the visitors attention and get them itching to scroll down a little further.
Now that we know what these fullscreen hero images are for, let’s take a look and some websites, who use this trend already.
The Lifecycle Adventure
SmartCreations by Mikael Thorn
Johan van der Geest
And that’s it for this collection of websites that utiliez fullscreen hero images. I hope you’ve enjoyed it and got some inspiration for your next design. Let me know in the comments below which one is your favorite!