Group session July 1st


We know there’s a resource for this already…. but we can’t find it!!!

So, – we’ll list some things here – and then later, we can combine them.

Be careful

Web design is often just copying itself over and over… and loses the point.

Real life and books and clothes and textures can be more useful in many cases –


  1. Awwwards

  • Awwwards: While not entirely fringe, it features unique and innovative website designs from around the world.
  • One Page Love: Focuses on single-page website designs, showcasing creative and effective designs.
  • A curated collection of interesting and experimental web design projects.
  • HTTPster: Features handpicked website designs with a focus on creativity and uniqueness.
  • Siiimple: Showcases minimalist and clean web design, perfect for those who appreciate simplicity.
  • Land-book: Focuses on landing pages, providing inspiration for effective and visually appealing designs.
  • SiteSee: A showcase of well-crafted websites, with a focus on modern and innovative design trends.
  • Designspiration: A general design inspiration site that also includes web design, perfect for finding cross-disciplinary inspiration.
  • Brutalist Websites: A dedicated showcase of brutalist web design, featuring raw and unpolished websites.
  • Brutalist Web Design: A curated collection of brutalist websites that focus on minimalism and raw functionality.
  • Showcases a variety of brutalist design examples across web, print, and other media.
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  • Which ones are worth keeping here? Got any other examples you like?


Graphic design

  • Grain Edit: Focuses on classic design work from the 1950s-1970s as well as contemporary designers who draw inspiration from that era.
  • It’s Nice That: Features a wide range of design inspiration, including graphic design, illustration, photography, and more.
  • Designspiration: A visual discovery tool that allows users to find and save creative ideas across graphic design, photography, architecture, and more.
  • The Dieline: Focuses on packaging design and branding, showcasing innovative and beautifully crafted packaging projects.
  • Typewolf: A resource for typography inspiration, featuring well-designed websites and projects that utilize beautiful typefaces.
  • Behance: A platform where designers showcase their work, providing a vast array of graphic design projects across various styles and disciplines.
  • Dribbble: A community of designers sharing small screenshots of their work, offering a glimpse into their creative process and a wealth of design inspiration.
  • Abduzeedo: A blog offering daily design inspiration and tutorials, covering graphic design, photography, UX, and more.
  • Graphic Design Archive: A collection of graphic design work from various eras, providing historical context and inspiration.
  • Good Fucking Design Advice: Offers bold and unfiltered advice for designers, alongside showcasing inspiring design projects.
  • BP&O (Branding, Packaging and Opinion): A blog that features a wide variety of branding and packaging projects with thoughtful critiques.
  • Visuelle: A curated collection of the best visual and graphic design, focusing on contemporary and experimental works.
  • The Brand Identity: Features a range of branding projects with a focus on modern and minimalist design.
  • Typography.Guru: A community and resource focused on typography, offering inspiration and discussion around type design.
  • Design Clever: A platform showcasing inspirational design work from around the world, including graphic design, typography, and illustration.
  • Mindsparkle Mag: Features high-quality projects in graphic design, web design, and video, with an emphasis on aesthetics.
  • It’s Nice That: While not entirely fringe, it often features experimental and boundary-pushing design work.
  • Visual Journal: A platform showcasing contemporary graphic design with a focus on visual storytelling.
  • The Inspiration Grid: A daily-updated blog that features creative projects across graphic design, art, and photography.
  • Focuses on print design inspiration, showcasing posters, books, and other print media.
Group session July 1st