What's the best source for design inspiration?

Preferably some lesser known websites!
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22 recommended
  1. 44

    Show and tell for designers (web interface inspiration)

    JT SinghUrbanologist at www.jtsingh.com · Written
    I love Dribbble, its real fun and the graphics are amazing and great to discover talent. However, Dribbble isn't really about real design, but more so about graphic arts. The issue these days is that people confuse the pretty visual layer part with what design actually is as a whole. Design is most importantly about designing systems, structures, processes, etc. You won't find that on Dribbble. Once again, design is much more than picture perfect motion graphics, logos, etc or how things look...design is most importantly about how things work. :)
    Ben Lang26Serial hunter 🧞‍♂️ · Written
    Dribbble is THE place for design inspiration. Warning, it's easy to become addicted.
    Kesava Mandiga15Curious cat. Writer. Explorer. · Written
    Dribble is amazing but I like the curated selection from Muzli better. :)
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    Muzli 2

    All the design inspiration you need

    Emily Snowdon (née Hodgins)7Head Of Operations @ Product Hunt · Written
    Check out Muzli for a lovely variety of design inspiration. Their Medium page is also a good one to follow.
    Kesava Mandiga15Curious cat. Writer. Explorer. · Written
    Nicely curated selection. Their Medium page is an even better read!
  3. 12
    Collect UI

    Daily inspiration collected from #dailyui archive and beyond

    Ahmet SülekFounder @ usepanda.com · Written
    Ahmet Sülek made this product
    I'm daily curating and categorizing from Dribbble popular shots. Now over 8000 designs saved in 147 categories.
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    Panda 5 Beta

    A smart news reader, powered by integrations.

    William ChannerCo-founder of Panda · Written
    William Channer made this product
    Brings everything into one place so you don't miss out on the good stuff.
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  5. 12
    Epic Pxls

    UI kits, icons, templates, mockups and more, free

    Ciocanel RazvanCo-Founder of EpicCoders · Written
    Ciocanel Razvan made this product
    We use this website to promote our products and other cool design resources from the web. 90% of the items are free :)
  6. 10

    Online platform to showcase & discover creative work

    Viktoria PerminovaUX, Product Designer at botmakers.net · Written
    Greate place to find inspiration and explore talent portfolios
    I also really like Behance as you can explore different processes of creation.
    Michal RutrichBe productive. Stay ahead. · Written
    Nice UX/UI, and the best content.
  7. 7

    5 curated design links, every day

    Five a day is just nice :)
  8. Justin McKissickProduct Designer @Facebook · Written
    A ton of case studies are cross-posted from Behance, Dribbble, and other sites. Pinterest has superior search to these sites, so while if you know what inspiration you are looking for (branding, UI, etc.) It's great. Not so great on giving original credit to the designers though.
  9. 5

    iPhone and iPad user interface patterns

    Marlon WayneFounder @ Impulse · Written
    I'm surprised no one has mentioned pttrns, yet. This website is incredible for mobile design as it can be sorted by OS, page type (e.g. onboarding, messaging), and even by device type (e.g. watch, tablet). The name pttrns is entirely appropriate, as you'll start to identify certain similarities across different camera designs, for instance, and have a better understanding for why certain elements are placed where they are. I use this a lot and it's worth subscribing for access to unlimited and the secret Slack.
  10. 4

    Well-designed products from all over the internet

    Mammad Emin made this product
    Repick has great blog for design inspiration blog.repick.co :)
  11. 4

    Discover and share design inspiration

    Johannes KlingebielInnovation @ Süddeutsche Zeitung · Written
    Big fan of designsperation, especially for more random searches.
  12. 3

    The best material design, iOS & web resources, every day

    UpLabs is great! :)
    Sven van der ZeeFounder PlayStudio apps · Written
    I'm a user for while right now and I love the website. They also have a slack chat if you want feedback from other designers and developers.
  13. 3

    Carefully crafted UI design assets

    Shantanu RaghavProduct Guy @Mobiefit · Written
    It has some best curated UI kits, wireframes & icon sets. Although its mostly paid, but is a great source of inspirations.
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    User Onboarding

    Onboarding teardowns of popular sites/services

    Dan KaplanI craft stories that break through. · Written
    If the quality of a design is measured in its ability (or not) to reduce the friction required to achieve a desired result, then user onboarding experiences are a great place to find both positive and negative examples. While it's possible that many people who design for a living will reject this, I believe how well and simply the designed thing helps people achieve their desired ends is far more important than how good it looks. And Sam Hulick's User Onboarding has done a better job than I ever could making that concept concrete.
  15. Remy ALDASOROProduct Owner @HelloFresh - Berlin · Written
    Great way to passively get inundated of great ideas or design creations :)
  16. 2
    Sketch Repo

    Collection of resources for anyone who uses Sketch

    Stefan Theofilos10Product Designer, Entrepreneur · Written
    If you use Sketch, Sketch Repo is a great place to draw inspiration from
  17. 2
    UI Movement 2.0

    The best UI design inspiration, daily

    ShyjalMaker 🚀 | Bootstrapper 🌱 · Written
    Top 5 Interactive design newsletter is so cool :)
    RamyFull-time indie hacker since 2018 · Written
    Ramy made this product
    This is for specifically animated UI design inspiration - for those of you who care about UI design and aren't too concerned about logo design etc (I run this site btw!)
  18. 2
    DesignerMill 2.0

    Collection of free design resources

    Robert AniteiUser Interface Designer · Written
    Robert Anitei made this product
    Great resources for inspiration and not only.
  19. 2
    Little Big Details

    Your daily dose of design inspiration

    Sagi ShrieberHost @ The Creativepreneur Show · Written
    Love this blog by Floris Dekker :) Features just the right interactions that make an experience memorable and emotional
  20. 1
    UI Garage

    Specific mobile and web design patterns for your inspiration

    Ali R. TariqProduct Designer, Axonify · Written
    I've recently become a fan of this site. It's only a few months old and it already has a ton of screens under a ton of categories.