Parachutes/Hot Air Balloons – An Emerging Trend in Webdesign

Using parachutes/hot air balloons in website designs has almost become a trend now. Even though this is not a common element, there are quite a few websites(which I have listed below) that might contribute to evolution of this new trend.

I have also included a FREE parachute graphics package(Fireworks png) at the bottom of this post.

1. Aurum3


2. Bootb


3. Andre Augusto


4. Dezignus




6. Galaicofolia


7. Timothy Blake


8. Little Red


9. Pegadaecologica


10. Ryan Scherf


11. The Circumference


12. A2design


13. International Comedy Film Festival

International Comedy Film Festival

As I’ve mentioned above, here goes the freebie. This would be helpful for those who would like to follow the “Parachute Trend”. Enjoy and Merry X’mas!!

About Gopal Raju

Gopal Raju is a passionate designer, developer and blogger from India. He’s the founder of Convax Solutions, a web design and development agency in India. Catch up with him on dribbble, Twitter and Facebook.

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  1. Good Inspiration series…
    Thanks :)

  2. This is a very good article and blog. Thanks for the tips. Good suggestions for the new design we are about to begin..

  3. Thx for the inspiration. Gotta use your freebie on one of my designs…

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  6. But of course balloons and parachutes are trendy (or should be) :-) I catch myself all to often doodling balloons, simply because they are fun to draw, and I guess they also symbolize some kind of freedom

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  8. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


  9. @Dulcepixels: Yes! I am expecting to see more in 2009.
    @SE7EN, @Brian: Thanks, I’ve updated the post title accordingly.
    @Aravind Jose: Thanks, Aravind. Happy New Year!!

  10. Interesting and noteworthy observations.
    Thanks for presenting it to us :)

    May you have a wonderful year ahead :)

  11. Aside from 5 and 14, they’re hot air balloons.

  12. Nice obseravtion
    They are more like hot air balloon that the parachutes though :P, whatever.
    They suit the sky/cloud/rainbow trends, also represent freedom.

  13. Thanks for sharing this interesting observation of yet another web design trend. Sure we will see more of this in 2009! :)