There are thousands of websites out there for design inspiration, everything from visual art, to details user interfaces. I have a bunch of places I keep coming back to time and time again for my own inspiration resource. I work on a lot of different things in my daily work or in my free time so here is my list of design inspirations resources:
Material Design – This is almost the 101 on how to make a design system.
Polaris – Shopify
Carbon Design System – Very good design system.
Atlassasin – Yep.
Better Design Handbook – Yep.
Windows Design – Yep.
Nachos – Trello.
Dribbble – I love dribbble its a fantastic place for UI and creativity
Behance – Another great place for UI designs
Awwwards – Some amazing work on display here
Shards Dashboard Demo – Good dashboard design.
Lapa Ninja – Landing pages
Collect Ui – All kinds of different designs by category.
Pttrns – UI by category.
Ui movement – Apps Landing pages etc
Land-book – Landing pages
Pages xyz – Landing pages
Design snips – Landers and general UI’s
Ui Garage – Ui broken down into categories.
Ui Store – Landers and general UI’s
Styleguides – Various website style guides.
Empty States – Page empty states.
Really good emails – Email designs.
Mobbins – App Inspiration.
Tab Patterns – Inspiration by category.
Figma – I use this for everything almost its amazing.
Coolors – Colour theme generator.
Material Design Palette – Colour palette.
Cool Backgrounds – Like it says.
Unsplash – Free amazing pictures.
Google Fonts – Yep.
Avataaars – Avatar Generator
UX Axioms – Makes you think about what the things that are known.
NN Group Youtube Videos – Don Normans group has a channel full of great UX content.
Design your business – A good resource for all kinds of business related design problems.
Marvelapp – Questions UX designs should be asking.
Product Manual – Lots of content about all parts of a products design.
High Resolution Video Series – Interviews some of the world best designers.
Xtensio – User Persona generator.
Flowmap – Make user flows and site maps easily.
Design Revision – Tool and Templates which are handy to look at.
Coggle – Easy way to show complex flows and systems.
Boards of Innovation tools – Design thinking tools.
UX Checklist – It’s what you think it is.
User Testing – Test with real people.
UX Mastery Tools – A bunch if tools for UX.
Sans Francisco – A bunch of tools to help designers.
Yanko Design – I love looking at stuff on this site purely for the amazing ideas on display.
Design Inspiration – Literally.
Typographic Posters – Literally.
This is Colossal – Art and Design.
Google Design Blog – Its google, so you know its good.
Web Designer News – General news feed, kind of like Reddit.
UX Mastery – Blog about UX.
The Next Web – General tech / web news.
How Design – Graphic Design blog.
Creative Blog – Blog for all kinds of design.
Material icons – I use this a lot for projects, can also be a great base for creating your own.
Flat Icon – Tons more icons.
Unsplash – Amazing free stock images
Beyond Binary – Stock photos that showcase a more colorful and realistic gender spectrum.
Namelix – Business name generator.
Freepik – Loads of free vectors.
Startup name check – Pretty much what you think it is.
Trello – Organise your teams work.
And that about wraps up the list, I will keep adding to it if I find new stuff. I hope you find some these as helpful as I do and can use them in your day to day.