Six of our Favorite Design Galleries

Posted Monday, November 2nd, 2009 in Favorites
Six of our Favorite Design Galleries

Let’s be honest, Design Snack isn’t the only great gallery site out there. There are a lot of them—like a whole lot.

While we certainly can’t showcase all of them, we’d like to give kudos to some of our top favorites. We picked these 6 galleries based on design aesthetic, quality of content and overall usability.

Best Web Gallery

http://bestwebgallery.com

Constantly updated and the dark design really makes the gallery pop. I love the UI elements on this one as well. The view switcher is a really nice touch.

Best Web Gallery

Creattica
http://creattica.com

It’s an Envato site, so of course the design is pristine. The interface is clean and very “white-spacey”. I absolutely love the huge custom font type.

Creattica

We Love CSS

http://welovecss.net

From what I can tell by the archives, this one has been around since June 2009. For being such a new site though, it has everything I like in a design showcase. And the layout is eerily similar to another site I know, so that helps too.

We Love CSS

Design Bombs

http://designbombs.com

You have to admit, this one is just cool. The design concept alone is brilliant, but the fact that they follow through with some great content, you can’t get much better from an inspiration outlet.

Design Bombs

Design Flavr

http://designflavr.com

This one screams usability. I love the gallery itself and the tabbed sidebar interface is super helpful. I’ll be the first to admit I am getting some inspiration from this one for future Design Snack updates.

Design Flavr

The CSS Awards

http://thecssawards.com

I found this one recently while browsing around for inspiration (as I do almost every day) and just love the impact it has on first load. Sure there’s a lot of “noise” when you first lay your eyes on it, but it’s a neat way to derive inspiration. By casually glancing at all of the little thumbnails until something catches your eye.

The CSS Awards

What do you think?

What are some of your personal favorites (aside from Design Snack, of course) that you visit on a regular basis? I’d love to find some new ones to add to my daily inspiration list.

6 Responses to “Six of our Favorite Design Galleries”

  1. Erik says:

    Best Web Gallery and Design Flavrs are my favorite galleries, hands down; but I also really like CSS Mania, simply because of the sheer amount of updates.

  2. weloveCSS says:

    Hey cool! Thanks for featuring us here! We like your gallery too =)

  3. FARVIN says:

    Like this sites!
    The CSS Awards my favorite, fantastic!!

  4. Ben says:

    There’s quite a few of them out there. You should feature more than 6.

  5. Appreciate this informative post

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