Top 7 FREE resources for web design inspiration

Edit: this article has been updated on 8th of December 2022. I have found my favourite resource yet, Landingexam.

As most of the developers I have problem with designing websites. Usually there is someone who designs a website or app and all I have to do is to code that design. But sometimes I find myself in situation where I have to do the design part. For that situation I am presenting you my go to places for web design inspiration.

0. Landingexam

Landingexam is the place to go for landing page examples. It’s packed with curated suggestions to help you create an efficient promotional web page. There are multiple categories to choose from like a product, app, webinar, ebook, and more.

Landing exam landing page screenshot

1. Pinterest

Pinterest is probably No. 1 world platform for any kind of design. You can find design inspiration for almost anything there. The best part is that it is totally free and it is easy to sign up.

Pinterest wall example

2. Behance

According to Wikipedia Behance is: a social media platform owned by Adobe which aims “to showcase and discover creative work.”

Behance is used by professionals all around the globe for presenting their work. Also you can find a lot of free-to-download content on Behance like mockups, UI/UX kits, designs, etc.

3. UIDesignDaily

UIDesignDaily is founded by Norwegian designer and interface developer Ildiko. Platform consists of small templates for popular design softwares like Adobe PS, Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma.

A lot of these designs can be used not only as web design inspiration for your own app, or website, but as showcase or mockup.

4. Dribbble

According to Wikipedia Dribbble is a self-promotion and social networking platform for digital designers and creatives. It serves as a design portfolio platform, jobs and recruiting site and is one of the largest platforms for designers to share their work online.

5. LandBook

We collect awesome websites to help creatives find inspiration & motivation to do rad stuff.

Land-book Medium profile

Land-book is great resource for creating landing pages. This is a platform for creatives to showcase their work. Other creatives and users can vote/like the designs.

6. MediaQueries

MediaQueries is one of the most interesting websites on this list. It’ s a platform that showcases beautiful responsive sites. It provides 4 images or each website: mobile, tablet, small screen, large screen.

Apart from design inspiration you can find some awesome ways how to handle responsiveness in your own website.

MediaQueries website example

7. CallToIdea

CallToIdea is website that hosts different elements of webpage divided in categories, rather than websites as whole.

You can pick what you want to build like 404, Nav, Popovers, Players, Tabs, etc.

It’ s great for building user interfaces and unique designs.

If you have any questions or anything you can find me on my Twitter, or you can learn some of the older articles like Top 5 FREE vector illustration resources for your website.