The best websites with dark color schemes seem to include common elements and techniques for making the design work. High contrast, the perfect amount of textures, and knowing which fonts need to be light and which can be a middle hue all seem to be a part of the effective use of dark colors in websites. The following sites have done an excellent job of balancing the use of dark colors in their design. Take a peek to see what seems to work for each of the websites below, and maybe gather some ideas for your own darkly colored designs as well.