30 Sources To Get Your Web Design Inspiration

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title-webdesignIf You are developing web designs, then You know there is times when You struggle without any ideas. That’s the time when these web sites becomes handy. I collected nice list with some of the most known web gallery sites showcasing and listing well design sites into different categories, letting You to promote and demote all designs.

Every site is a little bit different, so make sure to check everyone of these and pick up Your most favorite ones. Hope this list will help to get Your inspiration back.

BestWebGallery

Best Web Gallery is an inspirational gallery site collecting a wide range of quality design websites (Flash & CSS).

bestwebgallery

Webcreme

Get Your web inspiration in this great site, overall 313 pages with amazing designs.

web-creme

TheBestWebDesign

This site collects the best Flash and CSS web sites from around the world. Web sites are categorized by CSS or Flash and also by different elements of the design, so You can find and get the best out of it.

thebestdesigns

CommandShift3

Vote for sites like Hot or Not – You are always presented with screenshots of two websites side by side. Click on the screenshot of the site You like the best, the page reloads and You can continue to vote again and again – in neverending way. And in the final You can check out the best site – weekly, monthly, all-time best and worst ever, You can also browse winners by tag.

commandshift

CSSImport

CSSImport has been collecting new web sites from year 2005, check out archive page to get overview about each month. Pretty huge collection can be be found there.

cssimport

CSSRemix

CSSRemix collects the best designed web 2.0 sites, with more than 14 thousand RSS subscribers.

Currently site is undergoing maintenance, but check out this site later.

cssremix

CSSMania

CSSMania is one of the most popular CSS-based and regularly updated sites with more than 14,700 RSS subscribers. All sites are organized in really detailed topics, also listed by countries and much more, currently there are more than 12,000 web site collection.

cssmania

WeLoveWP

Very well designed web site showcasing just WordPress based sites.

welovewp

DesignSnack

DesignSnack site features XHTML/CSS and Flash web designs, categorized by categories – You can browse designs even by color.

designsnack

CSSZenGarden

This is really popular CSS-based site – the code always remains the same, You switch only external .css file – amazing to see what people can do just by coding CSS. Really inspiring selection!

zengarden

CSSBeauty

Get inspired in this popular site – really wide selection with CSS based sites.

cssbeauty

Unmatched Style

Unmatched Style is a constantly growing community dedicated to acknowledging those who have made exceptionally gorgeous web sites using Cascading Style Sheets and web standards. By recognizing these exceptionally beautiful designs, other designers and businesses can get inspired and find a direction they may wish to take with their own web sites.

unmatched

InspirationalFolder

Over 20,000 designs to jump-start Your inspiration!

inspirationfolder

LinkCreme

LinkCreme is a gallery with beautiful CSS and flash sites. Showcasing the best designs only – at least they say it about themselves.

linkcreme

EduStyle

EduStyle is a web design gallery dedicated to higher education websites and powered by higher education web design professionals. Users submit, review, and comment on sites they like (or don’t like). The aim is for higher ed web professionals to learn from and be inspired by the work of their peer.

edustyle

DesignShack

Not like other CSS repositories. Site only offers he cream of great design, filtering through lots of the redesigns that occur every day across the Internet, and cataloging the greatest projects out there, priding themselves on having a huge selection of inspiring sites – perfect for getting that spark of creativity going again.

designshack

CSSTux

Site collecting the best dressed sites on the web.

csstux

CSSBloom

Slowly this site collects more and more great web designs. Make sure to check out this site too.

cssbloom

CSSHeaven

CSS Heaven is all about Fresh and innovative CSS / XHTML web designs submitted by web designers from around the world.

cssheaven

MostInspired

This is one of the network sites, there are also sites like MostSliced, MostHired, MostPreviewed, MostSported and MostListed. There are more than 20,000 web designs You can inspire from. Check out “Sites” section.

mostinspired

UniqueCSS

UniqueCSS.com is a CSS gallery featuring some of the most unique CSS designs on the web.Every month, talented CSS designers submit their websites for review by a group of judges. These judges select seven finalists to be featured on the Unique CSS homepage.

uniquecss

CoolHomePages

Huge list of design resources, there are even descriptions about each site telling what it’s about.

coolhomepages

Botwg (Best Of The Web Gallery)

Botwg showcases few more unique designs.

botw

UCreative

U-Creative is a design gallery. Create a graphic design portfolio, submit your designs and rate other graphic design work, great inspiration place.

ucreative

FaveUp

Faveup is a simple gallery of inspirational design. Everybody gets designer’s block sometimes so it’s nice to have somewhere to go to get your creative juices flowing again. Faveup also gives credit where credit is due, rewarding great design with the respect and linkage it deserves. There are even more sections – logos, business cards, flash websites and CSS websites,

faveup

DesignFlood

One more site collecting and showcasing unique and really well-design web sites. Vote every web-site from 1-9 score, there are no perfect 10 rating, because there are no website, which can be really perfect. Sort sites by newest, oldest, highest rated and lowest rated.

designflood

CSSNature

CSS Nature is a showcase of well designed eco green and organic CSS based web site designs.

cssnature

CSSCreme

CSSCreme is a free gallery of great sites, encouraging people to create beautiful original sites based on CSS technology.csscreme

StyleBoost

Styleboost is a gallery for showcasing beautiful web sites. It has been around since January 2001 and is created, designed and maintained by Johan Bakken.

styleboost

CSSArtilery

CSSArtillery, showcase of web standards state-of-the-art & inspirational websites from all around the globe.

cssartilery

Where do You get Your web design inspiration from? Share with us in the comments to evolve our community!

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Dainis is 25 years young man, who struggled for 3 years while studying in design academy and working for local design agency, because of ignorant teachers and agency boss. He couldn't believe this is all life could offer to him! And then he discovered true Internet possibilities, he was lucky to find his passion early in life and take advantage of this beautiful Information (Internet) Age! Now he is committed to help others succeed, to help others take charge of their life and follow their passion! His goal is to open Your eyes and help unveil Your true potential!

30 Comments Best Comments First
  • d9fran

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:00

    3

    Great collection about CSS/Design sites!

    +1
  • Craig Farrall

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 13:14

    11

    Nice list here, some of them I am a subscriber to, nice websites to get great inspiration for a new project. DUGG

    Craig Farralls last blog post : Top 10 Laptops for Web Designers

    0
  • Alziro Neto

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 20:46

    12

    Cheers! You`ve missed http://www.minimalsites.com
    Check it out…

    Alziro Netos last blog post : design tips

    0
  • Juan Cherry

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 07:13

    13

    Always enjoy a good list, especially of beautiful websites.

    0
  • adrian clark

    Sunday, November 16th, 2008 17:08

    16

    CSS Conversion is a project providing web designers a gallery of well designed CSS-based websites from all around the world.

    If you are looking for inspirational sites, you have come to the right place.

    http://www.cssconversion.com

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:40

    1

    @Tom oh, man that’s one great project actually..! Thanks for share, I think it will really help :)

    0
  • kosyman

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 16:54

    14

    Really nice, Dainix!!!

    0
  • Josh

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 21:48

    9

    Thanks for featuring UniqueCSS.com. We offer the top designer a cash prize each month, and we love when other designers spread the word.

    Josh

    Joshs last blog post : November finalists chosen

    0
  • Danh ba web 2.0

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 17:06

    8

    Great list. Thanks you very much
    keep it up !

    Danh ba web 2.0s last blog post : 15 công cụ hữu ích trên nền web

    0
  • Dicky

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 04:24

    2

    Great collection. I believe some of them are suitable for WordPress theme designers also.

    Thanks.

    0
  • Tom Ross

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:19

    4

    Nice collection! I don’t know if it will help your readers but I have an old project that’s still online that allows you to submit to all galleries really quickly:

    http://www.cssgallerylist.com

    Tom Rosss last blog post : Daily Image Inspiration #6

    0
  • rettich

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 13:22

    5

    hello

    Maybe this is interesting to: Selected Webdesign

    greetings rettich

    0
  • Daniel Richard

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 13:07

    7

    I started off my blogging lifestyle and got my design inspirations from some of the sites that have been listed here. Awesome choice of a list here!

    Daniel Richards last blog post : 8 Killer Shortcuts A Blogger Should Master With Firefox

    0
  • penflare

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 06:06

    6

    great list of resources, thanks for a great post!

    0
  • Santhos Webdesign

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 11:37

    15

    Great list of inspiration for web designers! Thanks for sharing!

    0
  • Zoonex

    Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 17:59

    17

    Great roundup! Only quality galleries you featured here, i like that!

    Zoonexs last blog post : Equilibrium – Free WP Theme “Magazine Style”

    0
  • Jadeslair

    Monday, February 22nd, 2010 07:53

    26

    I like my themes simple with a light use of contrasting colors, I have two main sites and I like the simpler one better.

    0
  • IlCreativo

    Sunday, June 14th, 2009 18:24

    25

    Great Collection, thanks a lot!

    0
  • Bala

    Monday, February 21st, 2011 17:27

    27

    Amazing! Wonderful sharing

    0
  • Amar

    Monday, August 15th, 2011 18:50

    28

    More sources will be better :) nice, thanks and please post more sources.

    0
  • Ben

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 16:51

    30

    I use web design galleries for inspiration and thanks for adding some new addition to my list.

    0
  • Strani

    Sunday, August 28th, 2011 18:37

    29

    Thank you for this nice collection of CSS showcase, very usefull!

    Keep up a good work.

    0
  • Dominik

    Friday, June 12th, 2009 00:40

    24

    nice list, thanks

    0
  • Daniel H

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 11:28

    23

    I’d like to add http://siteinspire.net, which is a brand new web design inspiration website.

    Daniel Hs last blog post : Dave Eggers at TED: 826 Valencia

    0
  • joyoge designers' bookmark

    Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 16:07

    19

    great collection

    joyoge designers’ bookmarks last blog post : Academy Student Photoshop Works: Poster, Journal and Logotype | 1stwebdesigner – Love In Design

    0
  • Yustian

    Monday, December 22nd, 2008 06:40

    18

    Good sharing. this post very interesting :)

    Yustians last blog post : Ebook gratis untuk memudahkan belajar SEO

    0
  • Xtence

    Friday, January 16th, 2009 22:36

    20

    nice list, wide range of styles

    0
  • Chiang Mai Web Design

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 10:02

    21

    great list.

    0
  • Envy

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 18:36

    22

    I am really fan of your blog…

    0
  • Thomas | Brush King

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 11:17

    10
    -1
  • Ben

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 16:51

    30

    I use web design galleries for inspiration and thanks for adding some new addition to my list.

    0
  • Strani

    Sunday, August 28th, 2011 18:37

    29

    Thank you for this nice collection of CSS showcase, very usefull!

    Keep up a good work.

    0
  • Amar

    Monday, August 15th, 2011 18:50

    28

    More sources will be better :) nice, thanks and please post more sources.

    0
  • Bala

    Monday, February 21st, 2011 17:27

    27

    Amazing! Wonderful sharing

    0
  • Jadeslair

    Monday, February 22nd, 2010 07:53

    26

    I like my themes simple with a light use of contrasting colors, I have two main sites and I like the simpler one better.

    0
  • IlCreativo

    Sunday, June 14th, 2009 18:24

    25

    Great Collection, thanks a lot!

    0
  • Dominik

    Friday, June 12th, 2009 00:40

    24

    nice list, thanks

    0
  • Daniel H

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 11:28

    23

    I’d like to add http://siteinspire.net, which is a brand new web design inspiration website.

    Daniel Hs last blog post : Dave Eggers at TED: 826 Valencia

    0
  • Envy

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 18:36

    22

    I am really fan of your blog…

    0
  • Chiang Mai Web Design

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 10:02

    21

    great list.

    0
  • Xtence

    Friday, January 16th, 2009 22:36

    20

    nice list, wide range of styles

    0
  • joyoge designers' bookmark

    Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 16:07

    19

    great collection

    joyoge designers’ bookmarks last blog post : Academy Student Photoshop Works: Poster, Journal and Logotype | 1stwebdesigner – Love In Design

    0
  • Yustian

    Monday, December 22nd, 2008 06:40

    18

    Good sharing. this post very interesting :)

    Yustians last blog post : Ebook gratis untuk memudahkan belajar SEO

    0
  • Zoonex

    Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 17:59

    17

    Great roundup! Only quality galleries you featured here, i like that!

    Zoonexs last blog post : Equilibrium – Free WP Theme “Magazine Style”

    0
  • adrian clark

    Sunday, November 16th, 2008 17:08

    16

    CSS Conversion is a project providing web designers a gallery of well designed CSS-based websites from all around the world.

    If you are looking for inspirational sites, you have come to the right place.

    http://www.cssconversion.com

    0
  • Santhos Webdesign

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 11:37

    15

    Great list of inspiration for web designers! Thanks for sharing!

    0
  • kosyman

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 16:54

    14

    Really nice, Dainix!!!

    0
  • Juan Cherry

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 07:13

    13

    Always enjoy a good list, especially of beautiful websites.

    0
  • Alziro Neto

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 20:46

    12

    Cheers! You`ve missed http://www.minimalsites.com
    Check it out…

    Alziro Netos last blog post : design tips

    0
  • Craig Farrall

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 13:14

    11

    Nice list here, some of them I am a subscriber to, nice websites to get great inspiration for a new project. DUGG

    Craig Farralls last blog post : Top 10 Laptops for Web Designers

    0
  • Thomas | Brush King

    Monday, November 10th, 2008 11:17

    10
    -1
  • Josh

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 21:48

    9

    Thanks for featuring UniqueCSS.com. We offer the top designer a cash prize each month, and we love when other designers spread the word.

    Josh

    Joshs last blog post : November finalists chosen

    0
  • Danh ba web 2.0

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 17:06

    8

    Great list. Thanks you very much
    keep it up !

    Danh ba web 2.0s last blog post : 15 công cụ hữu ích trên nền web

    0
  • Daniel Richard

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 13:07

    7

    I started off my blogging lifestyle and got my design inspirations from some of the sites that have been listed here. Awesome choice of a list here!

    Daniel Richards last blog post : 8 Killer Shortcuts A Blogger Should Master With Firefox

    0
  • penflare

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 06:06

    6

    great list of resources, thanks for a great post!

    0
  • rettich

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 13:22

    5

    hello

    Maybe this is interesting to: Selected Webdesign

    greetings rettich

    0
  • Tom Ross

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:19

    4

    Nice collection! I don’t know if it will help your readers but I have an old project that’s still online that allows you to submit to all galleries really quickly:

    http://www.cssgallerylist.com

    Tom Rosss last blog post : Daily Image Inspiration #6

    0
  • d9fran

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:00

    3

    Great collection about CSS/Design sites!

    +1
  • Dicky

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 04:24

    2

    Great collection. I believe some of them are suitable for WordPress theme designers also.

    Thanks.

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, November 9th, 2008 03:40

    1

    @Tom oh, man that’s one great project actually..! Thanks for share, I think it will really help :)

    0

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