One of the things web designers often do is look at what’s already out there in order to gain inspiration and ideas.

Based on a survey interview conducted by, these are the top 10 websites designers go to for web design inspiration.

  1. Dribbble
  2. Behance
  3. siteInspire
  4. Smashing Magazine
  5. Awwwards
  6. Designspiration
  7. Pinterest
  8. Designer News
  9. A List Apart
  10. Sidebar

The survey interview included the response of 82 designers. Full disclosure: I was a respondent in this survey. There were a total of 119 sites mentioned in the survey results. You can read the full responses of each participant on

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Jacob Gube is the co-founder of Design Instruct. Join him on Twitter @sixrevisions