Use of elements from the past is common in design, as it can create a mood or setting for a website design or poster, or it can be used to create a connection to a design style that the user is familiar with.
Retro and vintage trends are probably the two most commonly used styles to invoke a historical feeling.
These styles are often included as part of UI kits and web building tools, which you can read more about here.
Vintage styles use textures, such as old paper textures and script fonts, or some other styles, while retro styles often use bold fonts and vibrant reds or blues.
If you’re interested in using these styles in building your own website, read more about how to use a website builder to help.
In this post, we’ll look at 30 retro and vintage inspired web designs: