Often illustrations are used to give the footer some particular meaning it needs to convey. Possibilities are endless. In most cases designers use vivid images and cartoons.
Crazy and Funny. At least that’s what his creators promise.
Legendary Aircraft has a toolbox in its footer.
Bistro Williams offers juicy fruits at the bottom of its site.
Pil.hu with a pen, an envelope and a desk.
Lukasz Tyrala shows some hand-drawn sketches.
So does Bart-Jan Verhoef
Nick La’s Webdesignerwall definitely deserves a place. The attention to details is amazing.
Us Trendy — all in one place, including RSS-feed-icon, swivels and a butterfly. Isn’t it too much?
Dandelionpath with swirls, curves and flowers.
AIGA Los Angeles – Colorful curves at the bottom
Hicksdesign with a retro-theme and brief contact details.
Codex Transportica — simple and distinctive.
Nicolas Le Bas presents a footer in a completely different way. Three info-cards are placed next to each other, at different angles, with same backgrounds.
Johanna Hallin clips the footer to the site layout.
Catydesign’s cat is sweet…
…and Olieng’s lobster scorpion is even animated!
Link suggestions in Catalyst Studios sketchbook.
The fingerprints at the bottom of the layout on Instant Amber.