Once the client consultation ends and the project begins the creative juices start flowing. Well, at least most of the time it works out that way. Our creative muse: the core incentive that drives us from the beginning of a project all the way to its completion. Finding inspiration is not always as simple as it sounds, whether or not you have been designing for years or just a few weeks.
During the next few days we will share with you our collection of great web resources to find inspiration and direction on your next project, whether it be web design or photography.
A gallery of roughly 6,000 CSS website designs that also has monthly featured websites. A majority of the sites are by designers in the Yorkshire, England region with a few from around the world.
A place where designers from all over the world can post their best work and where others can go to find inspiration.
A gallery that features blog designs, CSS, Flash, e-commerce sites and more. Sites are selected by the team of graphic designers, web designers, programmers and developers behind DiVine CSS.
A regularly-updated gallery of beautiful websites. They also offer weekly web design news roundups and RSS feeds for the gallery, news, and resources.
A gallery featuring more than 10,000 website screenshots. Offers an RSS feed for keeping up with the best new website designs online.
A gallery of typography for the web with CSS styles included. You are able to search available styles by font, emphasis (whether something is bold, italic, etc.), type size (heading, body, etc.) and more. Also lets you compare Windows ClearType rendering and Apple font rendering.
One of my favorite resources for web design inspiration. View the way other sites handle specific elements such as 404 Pages, Backgrounds, Calendars, Contact Forms, and more.
A searchable CSS gallery with more than 1700 designs that allows you to browse by category, layout, or color.
Another CSS gallery with more than 13,000 sites and a blog. View galleries by month or by topic.
A gallery of beautiful CSS designs where you can sort designs by what’s popular or up-and-coming.
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Author: LA Pride
LA Pride is a former time traveler that also enjoys playing his Xbox 360. Ironically, his mission was to travel back to this era to offer aid to Microsoft in building the original Xbox. In the distant future the “Xbox” will eventually become an essential aid in time travel. In this article he is sharing some valuable information with us on top 10 online inspirations for Web Designers.