Designers will talk about ‘bigger is better’ and often this turns out to be true. Large headers will grab your visitor’s attention quickly, and keep them focused on your page content. When you are building a website layout you have to keep these principles in mind – large extravagant headers can often lead to higher CTR and more interested traffic.
In the showcase below I’ve put together a large setup of brilliant oversized website headers. Check out some of the examples and see if you can come up with any similar ideas.
There are additionally tons of examples if you Google for web design trends. Illustrators will often utilize their webpage header as a canvas for artwork. This concept is popular since it also gives way to new branding opportunities.