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Design Inspiration for Web Developers

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You've mastered the holy trinity: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You're up-to-date on all of the latest HTML5 and CSS3 standards coming out of the W3C. You have your preferred web framework (such as Django, Rails) and you've mastered the language it's based on (such as Python, Ruby). You're a full-stack web developer, and you could build any website under the sun. Except ...

Your websites don't quite look as good as you'd like them to. There's something missing. You can't quite get the aesthetic you want. You've resigned yourself to the fact that you're a coder, not a designer. But never fear!

I've compiled a list of a few helpful sites that will give you some design inspiration for your next project. If you have any resources you think should be added to this list, please post them in the comments.

Click through to see the first site ...