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11 really useful inspiration sites for web designers

There are some days when creative ideas come pouring out (wonderful, glorious days) and the challenge is to get them all down before you forget.

Then there are the dark days when nothing comes easy, no matter how hard you stare at the blank page.

To help you find that spark you need with your next project, we’ve brought together a collection of our favourite inspiration sites.

Bestfolios

https://www.bestfolios.com/home

Bestfolios is a gallery featuring some of the best portfolios and resumes around as well as many more design inspirations.

Bestfolios

CollectUI

https://collectui.com/

Daily inspiration feed of hand picked UI designs.

CollectUI

Empty States

https://emptystat.es/

A curated gallery showcasing designs where no data is available in the UI.

Empty States

LandingFolio

https://www.landingfolio.com/

Landingfolio features the best landing page inspiration, templates and resources. 

LandingFolio

Page Flows

https://pageflows.com/

Learn from some of the best userflows around including onboarding, upgrades, purchases and product searches.

Page Flows

Really Good Emails

https://reallygoodemails.com/

The web’s best, and most attractive, curated collection of emails, showing off both design and code.

Really Good Emails

Design Principles

https://principles.design/

An open source collection of Design Principles and methods.

Design Principles

User Onboard

https://www.useronboard.com/

Collection of user onboarding teardowns and essays.

User Onboard

UI Bucket

https://www.instagram.com/uibucket/

Handpicked UI/UX inspirations on Instagram.

UI Bucket

UPLabs

https://www.uplabs.com/

Not an inspiration site per se, but their focus on finding high-quality design resources for designers, creative agencies and developers means they’ve curated a fantastic collection of inspirational assets.

UPLabs

One Page Love

https://onepagelove.com/

Unique One Page websites (not templates) for inspiration and reference.

One Page Love

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Matthew Telfer

Matthew Telfer works for 20i.