Crème de la crème of CSS: List of CSS Galleries

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One can discuss whether numerous CSS-galleries challenge our creativity, however they can serve as a quite nice source for inspiration. The galleries of CSS-based designs showcase exemplary design practices, solutions, ideas and templates. Once you have no idea what you should do next with your web-site, it’s worth taking a look at some beautiful works – crème de la crème of CSS-designs – out there.

Below you’ll find a brief overview of css-galleries you can explore inspiration from.

Links checked: May/27 2008.

CSS-Galleries: An Overview

  • CSS Beauty1
    CSS Beauty focuses on providing its audience with a database of well designed CSS based sites, as well as news and happenings on the CSS Design Community. It showcases designers work and serves as inspiration for those looking to build CSS based websites.
  • CSS Blast2
    Russian CSS Showcase
  • CSSBloom3
    CSS Gallery with Blog’s and Online Portfolio’s
  • CSS Clip4
    Web Design Inspiration and Gallery
  • CSS Collection5
    CSS collection web sites without tables
  • CSS-Demo6
    CSS Showcase
  • CSS Design Yorkshire7
    A gallery of CSS web design in Yorkshire UK

    Screenshot8

  • CSS Drive- Categorized CSS gallery and examples9
    CSS gallery, code samples, tutorials, and moreCSS Collection
  • CeeSeS10
    CSS Gallery – We are the BalkaniCSS!
  • CESKO11
    CSS Showcase – Slovenia
  • Creative-Pakistan12
    Creative-Pakistan.com is a platform to showcase web and CSS designs of creative Pakistani web desginers
  • CSSFill13
    CSSFILL provides free CSS based layouts and templates
  • CSS Galaxy14
    CSS Gallery with voting and comments.

    Screenshot1516

    CSS Hazard17
    CSS Inspiration and Gallery

  • CSS Heaven18
    CSS Gallery – submit your own css design and view a gallery full of creative design inspiration. The submitted designs can be rated
  • CSS ImportCSS19
    The no-frills CSS Gallery

    Screenshot20

  • CSS-Mania21
    CSSmania, the most updated css showcase all over the globe
  • CSS Princess22
    CSS princess is showcase gallery of beautiful css sites. You can find web sites primarily done completly with css , without tables.
  • CSS Reboot23
    CSS Gallery – The CSS Reboot is a community event for web professionals and enthusiasts. This November 1st at 18:00 GMT Rebooters from all over the world will launch their web standards-based redesigns
  • CSS Remix24
    A Fresh Blend of the Best CSS Web Design
  • CSS smooth operator // Tite site collection25
    Tite site collection, conforms to Web Standards and designed with CSS

    Screenshot26

  • csstux – The best dressed sites on the web27
    A gallery of inspiring web site design and resources, focused primarily on sites using cascading style sheets.
  • CSS Vault – The Web’s CSS Site28
    A repository of sites using cascading style sheets and a list of resources
  • CSS Website29
    Gallery of Css Design Website. Submit your site.
  • CSS Zen Garden: The Beauty in CSS Design30
    A demonstration of what can be accomplished visually through CSS-based design. Classic!

    Screenshot31

  • Design Shack – Inspirational CSS and Blog Design32
    Design Shack offers regular examples of great CSS, standards based design to help inspire and create. We feature any website which shows off some flair, and doesn’t fit into the standard pattern we come to expect from CSS design.
  • Liquid Designs33
    Liquid Designs is a gallery of websites designed with liquid layouts using XHTML and CSS
  • Piepmatzel34
    collecting best practice web standards design examples

    Screenshot35

  • Style Crunch36
    StyleCrunch is a css and standards websites gallery
  • Stylegala – Web Design Publication37
    Stylegala is an online resource and inspiration guide for web agencies, designers and developers who take interest in websites that combine the powers of design, web standards and CSS.
  • Submit CSS38
    Submit your own css design and view a gallery full of creative design inspiration
  • Unmatched Style39
    Unmatched Style is a constantly growing community dedicated to acknowledging those who have made exceptionally gorgeous web sites using Cascading Style Sheets and web standards. By recognizing these exceptionally beautiful designs, other designers and businesses can get inspired and find a direction they may wish to take with their own web sites.

    Screenshot40

  • W3 Compliant Sites: Sites designed to comply with W3C Web Site Standards41
    A collection of web standards compliant web sites and their designers
  • Webdigity42
    CSS gallery
  • 43
    Awarding web sites that successfully combine form and function
  • Well Designed CSS Sites44
    Andy Budds List of well styled sites.

Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.cssbeauty.com
  2. 2 http://cssblast.ru/
  3. 3 http://www.cssbloom.com/
  4. 4 http://www.cssclip.com/
  5. 5 http://www.csscollection.com/
  6. 6 http://css-demo.com/
  7. 7 http://www.css-design-yorkshire.com/
  8. 8 http://www.css-design-yorkshire.com/
  9. 9 http://www.cssdrive.com
  10. 10 http://www.ceeses.com/
  11. 11 http://galerie.crooco.com/index.php?p=galerie
  12. 12 http://www.creative-pakistan.com
  13. 13 http://www.cssfill.com/
  14. 14 http://cssgalaxy.com/
  15. 15 http://cssgalaxy.com/
  16. 16 http://csshazard.com/
  17. 17 http://csshazard.com/
  18. 18 http://www.cssheaven.com/
  19. 19 http://www.cssimport.com
  20. 20 http://www.cssimport.com
  21. 21 http://www.nv30.com/mt/blogomania/
  22. 22 http://cssprincess.com/
  23. 23 http://www.cssreboot.com/gallery/
  24. 24 http://www.cssremix.com/
  25. 25 http://csssmoothoperator.com/
  26. 26 http://csssmoothoperator.com/
  27. 27 http://www.csstux.com/
  28. 28 http://www.cssvault.com
  29. 29 http://www.css-website.com/
  30. 30 http://www.csszengarden.com
  31. 31 http://www.csszengarden.com
  32. 32 http://www.designshack.co.uk/index.php
  33. 33 http://www.cssliquid.com/category/gallery/
  34. 34 http://www.piepmatzel.de
  35. 35 http://www.piepmatzel.de
  36. 36 http://www.stylecrunch.com/
  37. 37 http://www.stylegala.com
  38. 38 http://www.submitcss.com/
  39. 39 http://www.unmatchedstyle.com/gallery/
  40. 40 http://www.unmatchedstyle.com/gallery/
  41. 41 http://www.w3csites.com/sites.asp
  42. 42 http://www.webdigity.com/cssGallery/
  43. 43 http://www.webstandardsawards.com
  44. 44 http://www.andybudd.com/links/well_designed_css_sites/index.php

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  1. 1

    And again there is no Gigastyle.be, its the Benelux version of CSSzengarden, butt how knows it ??

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  2. 2

    Thank you for this links!

    Certainly it will help me to create a new layout for my blog :))

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    Great list,

    Used to store my list in my mailbox :) Now I’m digg’ing this…

    Thanks…

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  4. 4

    As a fan of dark sites, I find LightOnDark.com to be a nice collection.

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  6. 6

    ProWebArt is web design gallery where we collect the most inspirational and quality web designs.

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  7. 7

    Hi,

    There is a new css gallery that is worth to take a look at:

    Css Impress

    I guess this list is endless.

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  8. 8

    what is Screenshot plese says to me it. Bye Bye

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  9. 9

    What about the portfolio gallery site http://www.portfoliobase.com/ ?? Very cool

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  10. 10

    http://standardsreboot.com
    its that time of year again May 07

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  11. 11

    Quite interesting with nice feature ‘My favourites’
    WellDoneSites.com

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  12. 12

    You should add http://www.cssexchange.com/ to your list

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  13. 13

    Thank you for this list. It is very helpful to see what other designers are doing. Keep up the good lists Smashing. You should add CSS Burst to your list.

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  14. 14

    Here it is – http://www.hostpattern.com – css gallery with excellent websites listed. You can rate, comment and submit. The main thing – the ads are not abusive (almost none).

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    Does anyone know how to get ahold of the webmaster at CSS Remix? It appears that his site has been cracked by a Turkish retard.

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    This list is not complete without CSS Creme

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  19. 19

    Another css galerie with free templates (wordpress, phpbb, joomla ..) : Themes-css.com />

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  20. 20

    I think we should mention a new one here : http://www.fantasticss.com/

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  21. 21

    The best one I’ve seen so far is http://www.inspirationfolder.com

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  22. 22

    My designs are inspired by simplicity, straight lines, music, life, and the world
    around us. Each design is original and produces the effects the client wants.

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  23. 23

    Nice list!

    For those interested in submitted to CSS Galleries you should check out my website: Css Gallery List – it’s a similar idea to this post but is monitored so that links don’t become inactive. Just a heads up :)

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  24. 24

    Hey, just to let you know that CSSGreen and CSS Design Yorkshire are not valid anymore.

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  25. 25

    Thanks for the list!

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  26. 26

    Nicholas Dambsfeld

    June 4, 2008 12:55 am

    Another cool css gallery site: csswrap.com

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  27. 27

    CSS Loaf | Ultimate Design Gallery

    June 9, 2008 5:50 am

    I would love to have CSSloaf added to the list as it brings together designs from 35 other showcases so that you don’t have to go all over the place to see the latest designs.

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  28. 28

    Nice Work…

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  29. 29

    Another cool gallery is cssblaze.com. I just created it. Hope you like it!

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  30. 30

    Max | Design Shard

    July 25, 2008 5:55 pm

    very extensive collection, and very useful

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  31. 31

    Theres a new one on the block!

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  32. 32

    Josh at Cubicle Ninjas

    August 11, 2008 8:05 pm

    Excellent article. Thanks so much! :D

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  33. 33

    web design beach

    August 31, 2008 9:22 am

    we just posted new complete css gallery list

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  34. 34

    minimalsites.com is a css gallery only for minimally designed websites.

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  35. 35

    Elegance in Design

    September 30, 2008 6:14 pm

    Zen Garden is of course the crem de la crem but Best Web Gallery is my new favorite.

    Great List

    Mike Farley
    Elegance in Design

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  36. 36

    Please throw CSSiris into the mix. Its a gallery with a cool twist.

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  37. 37

    Another CSS gallery : CSS Dance

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  38. 38

    Programming services, graphic design, database driven web development, custom software development and web marketing.

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  39. 39

    Nice Collection of Galleries i need to know if someone want to built a Gallery website like above where peoples can upload there website how to do that? using WORDPRESS is there any Plugin to let the users Submit there websites?
    Thank you for you time to read and reply
    Ian lee

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  40. 40

    I would like to mention one here:

    Link [http://www.csshook.com]

    Please have a look…

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  41. 41

    I found a great portfolio gallery there http://www.foliostars.net, great gallery!!

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  42. 42

    I have just made a site allowing users to submit to dozens of galleries all from one form. Check it out at The CSS Gallery List.

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  43. 43

    cssscoop.com is a brand new showcase! please check it out and vote on your favorites.

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  44. 44

    hey there, i recently built regrouped.net listing some web galleries i f anyone wanna have a look. Cheers

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  45. 45

    thanks for your informtion

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  46. 46

    Another one! CSS Design Gallery
    Thanks…

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  47. 47

    I am happy by get this listing, thanks for all css showcase link…

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  48. 48

    and then there was cssfury.com

    another good site with a massive list is thecssgallerylist.com

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  49. 49

    woha this is a good tip!!!
    exactly what I was looking for thank u verry much and my best greetings from germany ^^

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  50. 50

    Please, add Creamy CSS gallery to the list. Thanks.

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  51. 51

    Cool list! Here’s one more CSS inspiration gallery CSS design awards gallery

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  52. 52

    Great list! You can add this one too link

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  53. 53

    Another one to add csstyletime.com

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  54. 54

    Creamy CSS showcase

    February 12, 2009 1:59 am

    Those galleries aren’t working for some reasons:

    CSSFill – http://www.cssfill.com/

    Update the list, please. And why don’t to add some new and fresh galleries?

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  55. 55

    for German webdesigner there is another on called http://www.css-hamster.de
    probly another one to add for you.

    Great list!

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  56. 56

    One more daily gallery dailycss.net

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  57. 57

    I can’t believe no one has mentioned the most obvious css gallery CSSGallery.com and I’m the first. Well here you go enjoy!!

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  58. 58

    Here is another one to add to the list cssburst.com.

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  59. 59

    www [.] csswebsites [.] nl

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  60. 60

    Wow, so many galleries!

    Here is my: QNT
    On this site I publish digital art magazines and inspirational websites.

    Kind regards,
    Sven

    (see you on Twitter ;))

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  61. 61

    Hello,

    Thanks for the list. Here is another one:
    http://www.csscutie.com/

    Cheers,

    1
  62. 62

    Great list! Another one to check out is uiBin.com

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  63. 63

    This the next great css gallery, from well czech designers

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  64. 64

    Check out dailylove.org for a great gallery site.

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  65. 65

    onother one cssarena.de

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  66. 66

    css gallery for ecommerce related sites – Cartcraze.com

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  67. 67

    Thanks for the list!

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  68. 68

    Thanks for the list,

    My gallery is: CSS Garden

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  69. 69

    Hi please add nice css gallery website to your list:

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  70. 70

    Thanks.

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  71. 71

    My website allows users to upload their menus and buttons as well as website designs. I also have an online vertical and horizontal menu creator. Link … Please could you add this to your list as I think that it is a very usefull website for CSS coders/designers. Many Thanks!!!

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    Nice selection of galleries,

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  76. 76

    Here’s another one… http://supersit.es

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  77. 77

    Thank you for this list. Will help us with our sites.

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  78. 78

    Heres a new one that is worth considering… http://www.thepixery.com

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  79. 79

    Thanks for such a nice list.

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  80. 80

    Thanks for the list. Here’s one more: http://www.arscssgallery.com/

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  81. 81

    Check also the http://www.webfontsgallery.com devoted to web fonts + css designs

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    Another design gallery, focused on Magento eCommerce: http://magentogallery.com

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  84. 84

    A recent favorite of mine: http://cssrockstar.com/

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  85. 85

    Another great one for portfolio websites is http://foliofocus.com :)

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  86. 86

    Classic old list. Nice to see there’s a few originals still around. Best of new comers is http://www.cssdesignawards.com http://www.cssdownunder.com and http://www.websitelaunchpad.com more to come…

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  87. 87

    Great collection of css gallery sites but when you update this list next time please take care of http://minimalistgallery.com

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  88. 88

    We have a great CSS gallery at http://showcasesan.com/

    Please have a look and tell us what you think!

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  89. 89

    I invite you to visit our newly launched github project that you can find at the following link http://twittstrap.com/twittstrap
    We are looking for feedback, have a look and tell us what you think!

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    Don’t forget CSS Awards http://www.cssawards.net, also follow them @cssawards on twitter.

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  91. 91

    We’re new on the scene but growing fast. We’re mining the web to bring you a treasure chest full of CSS gold. Check the newly launched site at http://cssgold.com

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  92. 92

    Hi guys,

    We are an up and coming CSS gallery and soon to be blog once we get some more posts together.

    It would be great if you could add our site – http://lemonwebawards.com

    Thank you!

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  93. 93

    Thank you for this list. Keep up the good lists Smashing. You should add http://css3mania.com/ to your list.

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