Portfolio Sites:

A few examples from my advisees (they take just under 10 weeks to design and implement these):

Here are some lists of portfolio sites I found useful:


Reading and Viewing:

Computer Arts article titled "The Ultimate Portfolio", includes tips on designing a portfolio site

"'When you’re putting together a portfolio site it’s pure information design, whether there’s reams of copy or the briefest of text, or even just images,” says Corradi. “A usable navigation that takes the visitor through some well thought out sections is key to making sure people get a solid sense of who you are, what you do and how well you do it.'"

"Most crucially a portfolio needs to reflect a designer’s own talent and appear as commercially appealing to as many people as possible."

This article also includes several standard examples of good designs