We’ve all been there. You’re clicking around a website and stumble upon a 404 error page that leaves you stranded. Your experience is instantly broken, leaving you confused and frustrated.But some 404 pages do the complete opposite. They surprise you, make you laugh, or continue to tell the brand’s story. Looking for some inspiration to make your website’s 404 page surprisingly delightful? See these 404 page designs found on dribble.
By Zazuly Aziz. Playful copy and bold graphics make you forget that you landed on a page you weren’t supposed to see.
By Timothy J. Reynolds. Created for Twitch, a video platform and community for gamers, this error page truly speaks to the target audience with isometric graphics that are so common in video games and pixel art.
By Lena Zaytseva. Your error page doesn’t have to be static. This page features the website’s name, then shows the words being broken apart by “404.” It’s a clever way to incorporate movement on to a page.
By Mei. How cute is this Halloween-themed error page? While it definitely requires extra planning and work, incorporating seasonal elements to a 404 page is a great way to surprise customers.