40 Cool Metro Style Websites for Inspiration

Microsoft has popularized the metro design trend with the release of its flagship operating system Windows 8. Basically, metro UI design is characterized by its reliance on fonts or typography and as opposed to graphic elements. On the surface, you will notice that metro style websites have big, catchy texts in flat solid colors. This is the defining feature of metro design technique. This is considered by Microsoft as a respite from the icon based UI designs that has been prevalent in the web. It has been aptly described by many as “simple, minimalist, clear, and modern” design that effectively relays the message of the user interface.

In this post, we are sharing with you some of the websites that you can use as inspirations if you want to create metro WordPress themes and other web projects going forward. Notice how the designers make us of the colors, typography and how they arrange the UI interfaces. Drop us some comments if you want to share your thoughts along this line. Enjoy!

Fitbit

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Microsoft

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Fhoke

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The Verge

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iGaranti

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Mixpanel

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Xbox Australia

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Up Magazine

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Silktricky

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January Creative

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Fieldwork

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Supereight Studio

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Our Name is Mud

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True Digital

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United Pixel Workers

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Inky

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Entypo

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Float

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SpellTower

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Build Windows

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Palace

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Meet Hue

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2012 Year on Twitter

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You Go To

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United Colors of Benetton

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Oak.is

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Windows Phone

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Interactive Advent Calendar

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Peter Figasinski

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Wistia

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Lowdi

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Buffalo

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Combadi

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Peter Lewis Flooring

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Etch

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Software Mill

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WerkPress

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Symbolset

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Lorenzo Verzini

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