Web Design Resources

Web Design Resources

SiteKreator – You can instantly design, build and host a fully-branded website for personal or business use.
Leafletter – Allows you to create a “little web site” that you can then distribute anywhere (social networks, blogs, other websites).
SynthaSite – Browser-based website creation tool that allows you to collaborate with friends or colleagues. Also has lots of widgets, templates and other components you can use.
Weebly – With Weebly you can create a fully branded website using a drag and drop interface, and change your design any time.
FolioNow – A web-based tool that makes creating websites affordable and requires little effort.
Zinadoo – Lets you create and share a mobile website.
mobispirit – An online platform for creating mobile applications.
siteMighty – Web based platform for creating affiliate websites in minutes.
CreataPlace – Create a professional portfolio website without programming. And it’s affordable.
weebox – Flash-based website creator with a drag-and-drop interface. You do have to host through them.
freewebs – Fast and easy website creator with hundreds of available templates and customizable widgets.
Built Smarter – Tons of templates available, depending on the price you’re willing to pay, built-in modules and customization also available.
sampa – Free website creation and hosting. There is an ad bar that runs across the top of your site.
Wufoo – Online form builder with full CSS and XHTML integration.
formspring () – Another online form builder. This one lets you get all of the form submissions through an RSS feed or single spreadsheet instead of hundreds of emails.
inserit – A codeless CMS that lets you freely design your pages and integrate live content anywhere. Host your website anywhere (Linux () or Windows).
BrowserShots – Test your site in different browsers.
tweak () – Tweak is a CMS that allows you to design your way, and make it conform. You can also save pages in just about any format (HTML, PHP (), ASP, JSP, etc.).
formatpixel – Create an online magazine, fanzine or catalog that you can then share on your website.
RoundedCornr – Generates HTML/CSS code and images for rounded corners.
ColorSchemer – I use the color scheme gallery on this site all the time for inspiration when creating just about anything.
COLOURlovers – Tons of color theory inspiration and color schemes as well as color trends.
Color Mixers – Color Mixers creates color schemes for you, and has an easy-to-use slider interface.
ColorBlender – A free online tool for color matching and palette design. You just choose a color using the color picker and a 6-color matching palette will be automatically created.
Kuler – Make color schemes that are compatible with Adobe Creative Suite products.
colr – Another color scheme generator.
Color Tool 2.0.8 Alpha – This is a pretty cool color scheme generator that allows you to save and then link to your color scheme.
Vecteezy – Get free vector graphics from top artists around the world.
BlogFlux Button Maker – The Button Maker allows you to make 80×15 and 88×13 buttons with a few clicks and without needing to know how to use a graphics program.
Button Browser – Button gallery and button maker.
Brilliant Button Maker – Another 80×15 button maker.
Background Image Maker – You can make slash, strip, dot or gradation backgrounds with this free online tool.
Brusheezy – Very cool Photoshop brushes available for download.
Tartan Maker – Create your own tartans with this easy-to-use web-based tool. Use for backgrounds or other images.
iconfinder – An icon search engine.
Stripe Generator 2.0 – Create striped backgrounds for your site.
FamFamFam – Silk icons, 1000 to choose from. There are report icons, picture icons, XHTML/CSS buttons, hardware drive icons, feed icons, and more.
IconBuffet – Professional icon collections.
Web 2.0 Badges – Create Web 2.0 badges for your site.
The Icon Factory – They offer freeware icons as well as a shareware IconBuilder.
Colr Pickr – Pick a color and Colr Pickr will show you a bunch of images that consist primarily of that color from flickr.
pic2color – Create color palettes from images, and recolor your graphics.
TypeTester – TypeTester allows you to try out different web fonts to see how they’ll look side-by-side.
DesignSnack – A user-controlled web design showcase that can serve as great inspiration. Users get to vote on sites showcased.
Web Creme – A gallery of beautiful web designs for inspiration.
CSS Collection – A collection of real websites built with CSS to serve as inspiration.
cssBeauty – Check out their gallery for tons of inspiration.
ConceptShare – Share your work with clients and coworkers with a very clear interface that is unlikely to confuse clients.
A List Apart – The must-read blog/online magazine focused on web development and design.
Web Design from Scratch – Tons of resources for design, including articles on design process, goal-oriented design, site architecture and usability.
Css ForSale – Purchase an established CSS-based website or just go here for inspiration.