Fun with 404s

Penned on the 12th of March in the year 2020. It was a Thursday.

Website 404 pages are often an afterthought, tersely warning users the page they wanted wasn't found. What a waste! For years now, I've been secretly injecting humor into 404 pages for the site's I've built.

I can’t take all the credit for some of these: I often work with creatives or others on the website’s creation team to get just the right humorous touch on these oft neglected error pages. It’s been a great way to stir up some fun near the hectic ending of a project, which is when I usually tackle the creation of these 404 pages.

So, without further ado…

The Music Range 404 page screenshot

For a self-serve music studio space.

Groundwrk 404 page screenshot

For web agency Groundwrk, who’s logo is a rabbit.

Lockdown 404 page screenshot

For an auto theft prevention website.

Pinnacle 404 page screenshot

For a real estate website.

Norris Design 404 page screenshot

For a landscape architecture firm.

Signal 404 page screenshot

For a brand consultancy firm (the dogs were the client’s).

Evolution Endodontics 404 page screenshot

For a dental website.

CNS 404 page screenshot

For an alcohol supply company.

Agency 404 page screenshot

For a web design agency.

Boppy 404 page screenshot

For a maternity pillow manufacturing company.

WJ Advisors 404 page screenshot

For an airport advisor.

EON Office 404 page screenshot

For an office furniture supplier.

Joey Klein 404 page screenshot

For an inspirational speaker, first name Joey, last name not Tribbiani.

Dynamite Graphic 404 page screenshot

For a vehicle wrap company.

Bemus 404 page screenshot

For an excavation company.

Hach 404 page screenshot

For a water treatment company.

And, of course, take a look at my own 404 page by visiting any page that doesn’t exist on my site, like this one: https://thinkaquamarine.com/hey-this-is-not-a-page.

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