Squarespace Website Examples

It’s always a treat to visit Squarespace`s Customers page. It`s a great destination both for those lacking inspiration, and those believing it`s impossible to build a stunning website with a website builder.

As for me, Squarespace distinctly debunks all possible misconceptions associated with the popular website builders by showcasing their great Squarespace website examples. They’re proud of their customers, and happily share their accomplishments with the world.

Squarespace has a knack for making stylish, high quality and absolutely unobtrusive self-promotion campaigns :). In their website examples gallery they display logos of their most famous customers with the links to their websites. They showcase both nationally recognized brands and tiny, local businesses.

1. NEW INC

newinc

Newinc.org is a website of the NEW INC program, which aims at helping creatives develop sustainable and potentially profitable business models. The program was founded by Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, and Karen Wong, Deputy Director of the New Museum in 2013 and now offers thematic workshops, guest speaking activities, social events and mentorship projects for creative enthusiasts.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Newsletter signup feature;
  • Social network accounts;
  • Blog posts;
  • Program Application button.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Simple and indistinctive design;
  • Large fonts that spoil general impression of the website;
  • Lack of CTA button;
  • Rare website updates.

2. Architecture Plus Information

Architecture Plus Information

Architectureplusinformation.com is a website of the New York-based A+I project design agency that works on the development of all types of projects, from schoolhouses and up to large tech workplaces. The company aims at creating integrated experiences, which are tailored to exclusive clients’ needs. 

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Integrated video background on the homepage;
  • Bright colored photos of projects;
  • Google Maps widget in the Contacts section;
  • Detailed reviews of completed real estate projects.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • CTA buttons;
  • Client reviews;
  • Live chat;
  • Online feedback/contact forms.

3. Supernatural

Supernatural

Supernatural stands out from the crowd due to its bright unique design and eCommerce focus. This is a brand selling baking kits and exclusive ingredients that will make your cooking experiments successful and unrivaled. Their products are absolutely safe for kids and adults and they can also be used by vegans. The website catches an eye at the very first glance, triggering the desire to order something delicious from the company.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Saturated bright colors that grab the attention;
  • Stunning edge-to-edge visuals ensuring maximum immersion;
  • Online store with multiple products with detailed characteristics, photos and pricing;
  • Special offers and discounts;
  • Newsletter signup feature.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Live chat;
  • Customer reviews and testimonials;
  • FAQs;
  • Blog.

4. Egg Shop

eggshopnyc

Eggshopnyc.com is a website of the Egg Shop that offers lots of amazing egg dishes and delicious recipes for all people who love these meals. Opened in New York in 2014 by Sarah Schneider and Demetri Makoulis alongside chef Nick Korbee, the shop quickly gained popularity with local users and tourists. Inspired by the amazing versatility of egg dishes, the web store owners managed to work out their own seasonal menu comprising organic locally-sourced dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Full-screen high res photos of egg dishes;
  • Large-size slider depicting color-saturated images of meals available for order;
  • Detailed menus;
  • Order placement opportunity;
  • Cookbook and gift cards;
  • Pop up windows to explore your accessibility options;
  • Built-in merch shop.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • The menu could be better-designed and clear for visitors;
  • Customer reviews;
  • CTA buttons;
  • More photos of ready-made dishes in the menu.

5. Mike Kelley

mikekelley

Mikekelley.art is a perfect example of a professional photography website belonging to Mike Kelley. The website does not only tell the story of the photographer, but also displays his best works and even offers them for sale. You can order the artwork you like directly at the website and buy it via the integrated shopping cart that gives the project eCommerce functionality.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • FAQs;
  • Social network accounts;
  • Online contact form;
  • Gallery of artworks;
  • eCommerce focus.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Live chat;
  • Customer reviews;
  • Too simple design;
  • Collection of works could be more extensive.

6. WorkParty

WORKPARTY

WorkParty is a website that presents the top rated podcast that targets next-generation ladies, who decide to redefine the essence of work on their special terms. Inspired by the best seller, the podcast host Jaclyn Johnson sees her mission in showcasing the most impressive episodes that tackle various topics.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Predominant pink color palette (anyway, the project initially targets women);
  • CTA buttons;
  • eCommerce engine;
  • Press reviews;
  • Opportunity to join the private Facebook group;
  • Weekly WorkParty newsletter sign up feature;
  • Blog;
  • Accessibility Menu pop up widget.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • User reviews;
  • Live chat/online forms;
  • More videos and photos.

7. Hodinkee

Hodinkee

Hodinkee.com is one of the Squarespace-powered websites. And it’s no accident that it’s featured on their Customers page. It’s a stunning, robust website offering a great user experience – I enjoyed navigating through it. Hodinkee is a web store that is accompanied by professional, in-depth reviews and related articles.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Lots of brands available in stock;
  • Rich web store catalog with versatile products offered for sale;
  • Stories and videos;
  • Insurance web page;
  • 15% discount for the newsletter sign up;
  • What’s New page;
  • Latest Arrivals section;
  • Blog.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Live chat window;
  • Customer reviews.

8. Bandsintown

Bandsintown - Squarespace Website Examples

Are you fond of music? Or maybe you’re an insane fan of some artist or a band and you desperately want to get to the concert?! Corp.bandsintown.com is just what you need! The website is a good example of a promotion webpage with lots of well-structured information.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Menu bar pinned to the top part of the page;
  • Simple navigation;
  • Multiple charts, photos, and images of world-famous companies like Ebay, Google, Nissan and Dr. Martens;
  • App Reviews;
  • Pro Services for artists, promoters, venues, brands and publishers;
  • Integrated artist tools.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • FAQ;
  • Live chat window;
  • Video presentations;
  • Directions on the app use.

9. Luke’s Lobster

Lukes Lobster - Squarespace Website Examples

If you’ve ever tasted a lobster in your life, you’ll be very fond of this website, powered by Squarespace. If you know nothing about lobsters, trust me, you’ll be searching for the nearest restaurant after you visit these pages. I don’t know if there’s any contest for the best lobster website, but lukeslobster.com is an ultimate winner. It’s just awesome!

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Integrated web store;
  • Plenty of business-related info;
  • 10% discount for the newsletter sign up;
  • Drop down menu;
  • Brand logo;
  • Recipes;
  • FAQ and social network accounts access.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Video presentation of the brand would be useful;
  • Customer testimonials;
  • Online feedback forms;
  • Live chat window for better/quicker communication;
  • Better-structured layout.

10. Hugo & Marie

Hugo Marie - Squarespace Website Examples

Mario Hugo is a New York based artist and mariohugo.com is some sort of his web gallery. At least it seems that way. I’m not that good at arts, but I definitely can tell if the website is great or not. This one is far from being the best example. Let’s review it in detail.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Neat and laconic design;
  • Image focus;
  • Brand logo;
  • Rich collection of works;
  • Works divided into categories;
  • Social networks accounts.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Poor usability;
  • Images do not open in a lightbox window but have to be viewed in a new tab each;
  • Customer reviews;
  • Live chat/online contact forms;
  • Too large fonts.

11. Louise Henry

Louise Henry - Squarespace Website Examples

Louise Henry is a personal website owned and managed by Louise Henry – an online business strategist that presents her activity and services to potential clients. By using high end systems and automation, she helps entrepreneurs develop more leveraged and flexible online businesses.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • Smart utilization of bright saturated colors;
  • CTA buttons;
  • Link to a free Asana workshop;
  • YouTube channel link;
  • Successful blend of videos, texts, and image;
  • Happy client reviews.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • FAQs;
  • Live chat opportunity;
  • Search filter option.

12. Meet Mitchell

Met Michell - Squarespace Website Examples

Meet Mitchell is a great sample of a photography/portfolio website that belongs to Mitchell, who adores exploring and testing new ideas through taking exclusive photos of the surrounding world. The best works effectively stand out from the crowd on the homepage, using a mixture of videos and stills.

WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE WEBSITE:

  • “Meet Me” button;
  • Large-screen video background;’
  • Engaging portfolio;
  • Social network buttons;
  • Online journal;
  • Detailed online contact form.

WHAT THE WEBSITE LACKS:

  • Search filter;
  • Live chat window for instant communication;
  • Blog;
  • FAQs;
  • Client testimonials.

Summary

Squarespace is one of the best-known website builders available. It can help you to create a website with a pretty good design. Whether your website is related to design, art, photography, or you are running a personal blog, you will find what you are looking for.

But I should warn that it’s not the easiest or most friendly website builder, so you’d better have some experience. As you can see from the examples, you can create an outstanding website! But it’s only if you’re willing to spend some time doing it and if you know what exactly your website should look like.

It won’t be last to say that Squarespace is not suitable for larger websites which require a deep menu structure. And the page speed also may be a problem for the search engine rankings.

Leave a Reply