15 Examples of Drop-Down Navigation Menus
Having a clean and well-structured website navigation is key in designing an effective user interface. Drop-down menus are great for sites that have multiple levels of content hierarchy. The typical design pattern of a drop-down menu is that when a user hovers over the parent navigation item, a submenu of navigation items appears.
1. Pure Grips
Pure Grips feature images in their drop-down menu to make it clear to the user which products are which.
As you hover over each car, the image on the right changes. It also looks stunning with the semitranspart background.
B&Q has a clean and eye-catching drop-down menu that lists columns of products that customers are looking for.
This drop-down navigation menu fits perfectly into the site design, and the pink hover highlight is a great touch of detail.
This drop-down menu’s design embodies the hand-drawn theme of the website.
This drop-down submenu has a wonderful animation effect with the smaller pieces of wood folding down from the main menu item.
This is a masterfully neat drop-down navigation design that has an orange hover effect.
Converse has a grunge-styled drop-down menu that has a cloth-like texture with frizzy edges.
This dark drop-down menu really stands out from the rest of the site’s lighter colours.
10. Sunglass Hut
This drop-down menu is functional in that it also serves as an illustrated visual of the various styles of sunglasses.
Netttuts+ has a clean drop-down navigation menu that works well with their header colours.
This drop-down is unique because within the submenu, there’s also tabbed navigation.
The drop-down menu in this design has nice curves and beautiful visuals that serve to display images of the computer manufacturer’s products.
This rough grunge style website has an edgy drop-down menu that complement the look-and-feel of the website’s general aesthetics.
15. Ski Alpine
This drop-down menu highlights the attention to detail that the site designer has.