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Crème de la crème of CSS: List of CSS Galleries

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 Link

  • 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
  • CSSBloom
    CSS Gallery with Blog’s and Online Portfolio’s
  • CSS Clip3
    Web Design Inspiration and Gallery
  • CSS-Demo4
    CSS Showcase
  • CSS Design Yorkshire5
    A gallery of CSS web design in Yorkshire UK

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  • CSS Drive- Categorized CSS gallery and examples7
    CSS gallery, code samples, tutorials, and moreCSS Collection
  • CeeSeS8
    CSS Gallery – We are the BalkaniCSS!
  • CESKO
    CSS Showcase – Slovenia
  • Creative-Pakistan9
    Creative-Pakistan.com is a platform to showcase web and CSS designs of creative Pakistani web desginers
  • CSSFill10
    CSSFILL provides free CSS based layouts and templates
  • CSS Galaxy11
    CSS Gallery with voting and comments.

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    CSS Hazard13
    CSS Inspiration and Gallery

  • CSS Heaven14
    CSS Gallery – submit your own css design and view a gallery full of creative design inspiration. The submitted designs can be rated
  • CSS ImportCSS15
    The no-frills CSS Gallery

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  • CSS-Mania17
    CSSmania, the most updated css showcase all over the globe
  • CSS Princess18
    CSS princess is showcase gallery of beautiful css sites. You can find web sites primarily done completly with css , without tables.
  • CSS Reboot19
    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
  • csstux – The best dressed sites on the web20
    A gallery of inspiring web site design and resources, focused primarily on sites using cascading style sheets.
  • CSS Vault – The Web’s CSS Site21
    A repository of sites using cascading style sheets and a list of resources
  • CSS Website22
    Gallery of Css Design Website. Submit your site.
  • CSS Zen Garden: The Beauty in CSS Design23
    A demonstration of what can be accomplished visually through CSS-based design. Classic!

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  • Design Shack – Inspirational CSS and Blog Design25
    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 Designs
    Liquid Designs is a gallery of websites designed with liquid layouts using XHTML and CSS
  • Piepmatzel26
    collecting best practice web standards design examples

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  • Submit CSS28
    Submit your own css design and view a gallery full of creative design inspiration
  • Unmatched Style29
    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.

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  • W3 Compliant Sites: Sites designed to comply with W3C Web Site Standards31
    A collection of web standards compliant web sites and their designers
  • 32
    Awarding web sites that successfully combine form and function
  • Well Designed CSS Sites33
    Andy Budds List of well styled sites.

Footnotes Link

  1. 1 http://www.cssbeauty.com
  2. 2 http://cssblast.ru/
  3. 3 http://www.cssclip.com/
  4. 4 http://css-demo.com/
  5. 5 http://www.css-design-yorkshire.com/
  6. 6 http://www.css-design-yorkshire.com/
  7. 7 http://www.cssdrive.com
  8. 8 http://www.ceeses.com/
  9. 9 http://www.creative-pakistan.com
  10. 10 http://www.cssfill.com/
  11. 11 http://cssgalaxy.com/
  12. 12 http://cssgalaxy.com/
  13. 13 http://csshazard.com/
  14. 14 http://www.cssheaven.com/
  15. 15 http://www.cssimport.com
  16. 16 http://www.cssimport.com
  17. 17 http://www.nv30.com/mt/blogomania/
  18. 18 http://cssprincess.com/
  19. 19 http://www.cssreboot.com/gallery/
  20. 20 http://www.csstux.com/
  21. 21 http://www.cssvault.com
  22. 22 http://www.css-website.com/
  23. 23 http://www.csszengarden.com
  24. 24 http://www.csszengarden.com
  25. 25 http://designshack.net/
  26. 26 http://www.piepmatzel.de
  27. 27 http://www.piepmatzel.de
  28. 28 http://www.submitcss.com/
  29. 29 http://www.unmatchedstyle.com/gallery/
  30. 30 http://www.unmatchedstyle.com/gallery/
  31. 31 http://www.w3csites.com/sites.asp
  32. 32 http://www.webstandardsawards.com
  33. 33 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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  3. 3

    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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  5. 5

    you forgot us! http://www.csselite.com

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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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    david blanchet

    March 31, 2007 2:07 am

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

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  11. 11

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

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    Chad Jaggers

    June 8, 2007 4:07 am

    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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    Martin Gaik

    July 18, 2007 7:03 pm

    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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    FortyPoundHead

    July 21, 2007 11:47 pm

    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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    CSSArtillery.com

    January 10, 2008 9:24 am
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  17. 17

    This list is not complete without CSS Creme

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  18. 18

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

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  19. 19

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

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  20. 20

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

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