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10 coolest YouTube banner designs for your inspiration

28/08/2017

If your YouTube fans are alluring with your awesome video content on a regular basis, it’s important to keep your YouTube Channel banner looking fresh.

Banner is one of the important elements representing the style, eminence and insight of your channel.

Every promising YouTube sensation needs an exciting banner that matches their awesome channel.

Here are 10 creative YouTube banner examples and let’s go ahead to find the one that works for you!

What Makes a Good YouTube Banner?

  • Minimum dimension for upload: 2048 x 1152 px
  • Minimum “safe area” where text and logos are ensured not to be cut off : 1546 x 423 px
  • Maximum width: 2560 x 423 px
  • File size: 4MB or smaller
  • Use a high-resolution image
  • Keep it on-brand
  • Your banner should represent what your company does in a timely fashion

YouTube Channel Banner Examples

#1 TripAdvisor B2B

tripadvisor

TripAdvisor B2B’s aim is “redefining the way the tourism industry markets to travelers”. It is the world’s largest travel website; attracting around 390 million unique users each month.

It is used by millions of travelers to discover and rate accommodations, restaurants, and much more information about endless destinations.

Its YouTube banner is showing this site is all about travel and also it’s portrays the action of visitors giving feedback on their experiences by showing rating signs.

#2  Google

Google

Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. Its mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google cleverly incorporates all its services into its banner. It’s a quick and colorful trip.

Its banner is also a prompt that at times busy can be better. The masterpiece is perfectly balanced, dynamic, and Google’s signature colors are bright as ever.

#3 Refinery29

refinery

Refinery29 is a lifestyle destination that delivers non-stop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life.

It is often featuring its writers, editors, and content producers in its videos. It is showing, they’ve all become popular personalities and the brand put them front-and-center in its channel banner.

#4 Nuvolari Lenard

Nuvolari Lenard

One of the most exclusive and largest luxury yacht design studios in the world, Nuvolari Lenard is well-known for its timeless and elegant Italian Style.

The most important thing about this banner is its simplicity. The channel banner itself doesn’t show anything clearly marine, the use of capital letters and tiered monochrome does indicate a brand that’s high-end.

#5 Vox

Vox

Vox is an American news and opinion website owned by Vox Media.

It uses basic geometric shapes to create its colorful channel banner. Each element features a television line texture, fitting for the channel.

#6 Bon Appétit

Bon Appétit

Bon Appétit is an American food and entertaining magazine. It is the award-winning No. 1 food lifestyle brand covers food through the lens of cooking, fashion, travel, and technology.

This banner is very clear, from the logo icon to the center image. It portraying its branding and the picture itself sends a sign of the type of content visitors can expect to consume. All you can see is food.

#7 TobyGames

TobyGames

Toby Turner‘s gaming channel, TobyGames, is currently the 100th most subscribed channel on YouTube, and has 6,716,000+ subscribers. He is well-known for his Minecraft, Skyrim, Happy Wheels, Slender, and Walking Dead series.

You can’t beat a Toby channel banner. It has zombies, wizards, swords, “Minecraft” and Segways; all things we can believe that Turner loves deeply.

#8 Delhi School of Internet Marketing  

Delhi School of Internet Marketing

DSIM is the first digital marketing institute delivering advanced digital marketing course in India via In-class & live online training by Industry experts.

This channel is a home of advanced digital marketing training. It uses a very simple style for their channel banner company’s own logo and a well-blended background with their website URL and contact number front. From one single look, you can have it all.

#9 The Verge

The Verge

The Verge was founded in 2011 in partnership with Vox Media, and covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture.

It is quite a perfect name for a channel that covers the intersection of Technology, Science, Art and Culture. Simple intersecting lines as background are just perfect for it.

#10 Every Tuesday

Every Tuesday

Every Tuesday is an education resource for aspiring graphic designers and hand letterers. It offers weekly tutorials for Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

The channel is run by Teela Cunningham, a graphic designer passionate about helping others.

No wonder the banner is brilliant!  Teela paired a script and sans-serif with top view photography in her banner.

Conclusion

Creating a YouTube banner is two-fold process. First, you have to find a way to incorporate your company’s ability into video content in a way that’s engaging and appealing to your target audience.

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