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If you’re a designer or developer that’s perpetually busy, you know how easy it can be to get overwhelmed, which always leads to stress, which can make you forget the things that made you fall in love with design in the first place. Not good.
Let’s face it- being a bitter, uninspired designer is no fun. Life’s too short, and we don’t want to see you go out like that.
Here’s a few sites to get you inspired and re-charged so you can head into your projects with a fresh perspective!
An ever-growing collection of sites that you can search by theme, style, and type. It’s also a job board for designers and developers looking for work. You can also browse and learn more about the agencies and individuals responsible for the excellent design you see.
UI Parade showcases best-in-class examples of specific web design elements, such as search boxes, media players, and buttons of all kinds.
It’s always good to keep those Photoshop skills sharp and at the ready- you never know when they’ll come in handy. There’s a metric ton of Photoshop tutorials for all skill levels levels located here (we measured).
Somewhat similar to Site Inspire in format, but with a far more vibrant community behind it that encompasses graphic design, writing, and many other creative disciplines.
One Page Love
If you’re designing a one page site or app, this is a fine place to come get inspired.
Ok, this is just a list, but it’s one worth keeping at the top of your bookmarks. It’s a well organized collection of blogs, CSS galleries, wireframe tools, and much more.
A collection of feeds related to design, development, inspiration, and photography. Multiple sites, multiple resources, and lots of interesting things to peruse.