40 Resources for Website & Design Inspiration.

Whether you’re searching for inspiration or exploring new designs and technologies, there are a ton of resources and collections out there that can be helpful. I’ve bookmarked quite a few over the last year or so and now I’m sharing those with you!

A handful of these are no longer active but their content still remains worthy of a shoutout. There should be more than enough in here to satisfy and inspire you for quite some time. If not, I have a little treat for you at the very end.

(Alphabetical)

1. Admire The Web

Daily web design inspiration from around the web specialising in minimal, clean, and responsive websites. We showcase the very best to keep you inspired.

2. Awwwards

Awwwards are the Website Awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers, and web agencies in the world.

3. Best CSS Award

The Best Websites, Apps and Graphic Design Gallery Inspiration | Premium awards and certified inspiration for web designers & developers.

4. The Best Designs

The best of web design and web design inspiration – updated regularly with new designs and web designers, and featuring the best WordPress Themes.

5. Best Website Gallery

The most beautiful websites handpicked for you — since 2008!

6. Commerce Cream

We collect and highlight the most beautiful commerce experiences on Shopify to help inspire designers, developers and merchants to create amazing things.

7. CSS Based

CSS Based is the best way to collect, share and discover interesting well-designed CSS based websites from around the world.

8. CSS Clip

Web design inspiration and gallery.

9. CSS Design Awards

Be inspired, Be inspiring. Submit your website to the world’s best CSS awards for a chance to win Site of the Day, UI awards UX awards and more from a panel of 200+ international web designers and developers.

10. CSS Drive

Hundreds of the best web site designs for your inspiration. Also, top menu designs and the best WordPress themes directory.

11. CSSDSGN

12. Top CSS Gallery

Explore the best website design gallery and all CSS gallery for award-winning agency websites. submit your site to CSS web design platform to get more traffic.

13. CSS Line

CSSline is a showcase gallery of excellent CSS sites from all over the world. CSSline includes many neat features like full-color filtering and filtering by tags.

14. CSS Reel

CSSREEL is the premier web template design specialist for various websites. 

15. CSS Winner

CSS Winner is a website design award gallery for web designers and developers to showcase their best web design works and win CSS winner website design awards.

16. Design Shack

Design Shack is a daily source of helpful resources, articles, inspiration, tips, and tutorials for the design community.

17. Designspiration

An image & color search engine for creating mood boards and finding art, design, logos, photography, app & UI inspiration.

18. Ecomm Design

Browse the most complete and up-to-date gallery for fantastic e-commerce websites design inspiration and the best e-commerce solutions and marketing tools.

19. Hover States

The home of alternative design, code and content on the world wide web.

20. HTML Inspiration

HTML inspiration selects the best websites developed with HTML and CSS from around the world. 

21. Httpster

Httpster is an inspiration resource showcasing totally rocking websites made by people from all over the world.

22. Ironeko

Weekly design and tech blog. We specialise in writing about User Experience, Interfaces, React and the internet.

23. Land-book

Design gallery with the best and most carefully collected websites. We help creatives find inspiration & motivation to do rad stuff.

24. Landingfolio

Landingfolio features the best landing page inspiration, templates, resources and examples on the web. Learn from a growing library of 1,982 landing page designs and 3,829 component examples, updated daily!

25. Lapa

The best landing page design inspiration from around the web. Lapa Ninja is created to help designers find inspiration, learn and improve design skills. The contents are selected from the best designs, and daily updated.

26. Muzli

We curate topical collections around design to inspire you in the design process. This constantly-updated list featuring what we find on the always-fresh Muzli inventory.

27. Nice One! I Like!

Web design inspiration Gallery with the best websites. A new creative world for Web design Inspiration, by the best website designs

28. Niice

The all-in-one brand hub for in-house creative teams.

29. One Page Love

One Page Love is a One Page website design gallery showcasing the best Single Page websites, templates and resources.

30. Responsive Design

Responsive Web Design is a combination of flexible grids, flexible images, and media queries. We help take the complexity out of responsive design with details on Design, Development and Strategy.

31. Site Inspire

A CSS gallery and showcase of the best web design inspiration, featuring over 2,500 websites searchable by type, subject, and style.

32. SiteSee

A curated gallery of beautiful, modern websites meant to inspire web developers and designers.

33. Starter Kit

Curated resources for web developers and visual designers.

34. Swissted

Swissted is an ongoing project by artist and designer Mike Joyce, owner of Stereotype Design in New York City. Drawing from his love of punk rock and Swiss Modernism, two movements that have almost nothing to do with one another, Mike has redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers into International Typographic Style posters. 

35. Uijar

Handpicked design inspiration for your real-life projects.

36. Very Nice Sites

Very nice sites is a curated showcase of awesome web designs. Updated daily with new sites to get your inspiration started.

37. Web Creme

A showcase of the best web designs for your inspiration. Browse our archives of over 6000 inspiring websites with creative designs.

38. WebDesign Inspiration

Visit the #1 Inspiration Gallery. Every day, we help Web designers, Agencies and Entrepreneurs to be inspired for their next web design project.

39. WebDesignFile

Best Web Design Awards | Web Design Inspiration – Web Design File is a filing site of the WEB design that stimulates the designer’s sense.

40. Web Design Pub

Collection of Beautiful Websites with Great User Experiences and Innovative Designs.

And!

If you made it through all of these and you’re still desperate for inspiration then head on over to Bookmarks.design. Here you will find a large selection of websites that feature design for type, email, web, mobile, print, and more.

I hope you find some of these resources and collections useful. I know there are many, many more out there and that’s the beauty of inspiration, it’s always presenting itself in a new way. 

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Until next time.

-Kyle Shook (@elyktrix)

 

Kyle Shook