55 Web Design Galleries for your Inspiration

55 Niche Web Design Galleries for Your Inspiration

Designers are always looking somewhere for inspiration, and there are plenty of design galleries online that have been created for this purpose. Personally, many of my favorite galleries are niche-specific, which makes them stand out from the hundreds of other galleries and unique in some way.

Over a year ago Muhashar Iqbal published a list of niche galleries on the Most Inspired blog. I decided to put this list together because a number of great additions have been launched since that post was published.

In this post I’ve tried to focus on the niche galleries that are currently active (or at least point out those that are not being updated) so that they can be useful resources to you if the topic is of interest.

E-Commerce Galleries:

CartFrenzy
Our own gallery that showcases the best e-commerce designs.

CartFrenzy

Cart Craze
Cart Craze is another e-commerce gallery that has a lot of sites in the archives.

Cart Craze

Other E-Commerce Galleries:

Portfolio Galleries:

Folio Focus
Our own gallery of well-designed portfolio sites.

Folio Focus

Foliostars
Foliostars was launched in 2008 and has over 200 featured sites.

Pixel Perfect Portfolios
An up-to-date gallery of the best Flash portfolios.

Foliostars

Mobile Galleries:

Mobile Awesomeness
Mobile Awesomeness is the best place to find inspiration from exemplary mobile sites.

Mobile Awesomeness

CSS iPhone
A gallery of mobile website designs.

CSS iPhone

One-Page Sites:

One Page Love
An up-to-date gallery of one-page websites.

One Page Love

Other One-Page Galleries:

Layout-Based Galleries:

Design by Grid
Design by Grid is a showcase of grid-based design. There are not a lot of sites added, but it is up-to-date.

Design by Grid

No Resolution
No Resolution is a gallery of liquid layouts. Only a few sites are added each month.

No Resolution

Other Layout-Based Galleries:

  • The Horizontal Way – hasn’t been updated in nearly two years, but still an interesting gallery.

Minimalist Website Galleries:

Minimal Exhibit
Our own gallery of the best websites with a minimalist design approach.

Minimal Exhibit

Minimalsites
Minimalsites is an up-to-date gallery with a lot of minimal inspiration.

Minimalsites

Typography Galleries:

Typesites
Typesites showcases sites with excellent typography. It is infrequently updated.

Typesites

TypeInspire
Our own typography-focused gallery. TypeInspire includes websites as well as other types of design.

TypeInspire

Blog Design Galleries:

Blog Design Heroes
Our own gallery of the best blog designs, categorized by blogging platform.

Blog Design Heroes

Blog Design Lab
A blog design gallery with almost 200 sites being showcased.

Blog Design Lab

CMS-Related Galleries:

CMSDesigns
CMSDesigns is a gallery of sites broken down by content management system. You can browse sites that are powered by WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Movable Type, Typo3, and Typolight.

CMSDesigns

CMS Showcase
CMS Showcase is a gallery that categorizes the posts according to CMS.

CMS Showcase

CMS Webshow
CMS Webshow categorizes the featured sites into 20 different content management systems.

CMS Webshow

Buzz CMS
Buzz CMS currently includes over 1,000 featured sites categorized by CMS.

Buzz CMS

WordPress Galleries:

We Love WP
We Love WP is consistently updated. It’s an excellent source of WordPress inspiration.

We Love WP

WPInspiration
WPInspiration, run by the guys behind WPCandy, is another great source of WordPress Inspiration.

WPInspiration

WPLuxe
WPLuxe is a similar gallery that focuses on WordPress-based sites.

WPLuxe

WPForest
Another up-to-date WordPress gallery.

WPForest

WP Float
A relatively new gallery that focuses on WordPress.

WP Float

WPCount
Currently showcasing more than 300 sites powered by WordPress.

WPCount

Other WordPress Galleries:

Drupal Galleries:

DrupalSites
A large (over 3,000 sites) and current gallery of Drupal-powered sites.

DrupalSites

DrupalSN
A Drupal social network that includes a gallery of sites built on Drupal.

DrupalSN

Other Drupal Galleries:

Joomla Galleries:

Best of Joomla!

Best of Joomla! is a community site for Joomla! users, and it includes a gallery section.

Best of Joomla!

Other Joomla Galleries:

MODx Gallery:

MODx Club
MODx Club is only a few months old and doesn’t have a huge number of posts yet, but it is up-to-date.

MODx Club

Django Gallery:

Django Sites
Django Sites hasn’t been updated in a few months, but there are over 2,000 sites in the archives.

Django Sites

Blogger Galleries:

We Love Blogger
A gallery of blogs powered by Blogger (not up-to-date)

We Love Blogger

Other Blogger Galleries:

Textpattern Gallery:

We Love Textpattern
An up-to-date gallery with a decent number of sites in the archives.

We Love Textpattern

TYPO3 Gallery:

We Love TYPO3
Not a huge gallery, but there are currently over 100 TYPO3 sites on display.

We Love TYPO3

Dot Net Nuke Gallery:

dnnGallery
dnnGallery is about a year old and has more than 50 sites in the archives.

dnnGallery

Other Galleries:

jQuery Style
Showcasing websites with excellent use of jQuery.

jQuery Style

Light on Dark
Light on Dark showcases dark colored websites.

Light on Dark

CSS Nature
CSS Nature features nature-inspired and environmentally-focused websites.

CSS Nature

eduStyle
eduStyle is an excellent gallery that focuses on higher education websites.

eduStyle

CSS Illustrated
Showcasing illustrated website designs.

CSS Illustrated

Colorgorize
Colorgorize lets you browse through the sites in it’s gallery by color.

Colorgorize

CSS Princess
CSS Princess showcases the work of female designers. It is infrequently updated.

CSS Princess

HTML5 Gallery
Showcasing sites that are using HTML5.

HTML5 Gallery

LaunchSoon
LaunchSoon is both a product to help you create a launching soon page and a gallery that showcasing launching soon pages.

LaunchSoon

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