Looking for design ideas? Design degree or not there’s nothing wrong in gaining inspiration from else where and this is just as important in web design as it is anywhere else. So fasten your seatbelt for a crash landing into some great creative design. (Note: You may want to have a napkin ready as quite a few of these can make you drool over their awesomeness.)
CSS Zen Garden – The original. A showcase for the power of CSS and a repository of great design. Each example on this site uses the same framework but makes the look completely unique.
CSSTux -“The best dressed sites on the web.” The description says it all.
The Best Designs – CSS and Flash designs tagged by category.
Pattern Tap – A site that offers both beautiful design and a powerful functionality. This site offers examples of good design in different aspects of websites, such a footers, 404 pages, navigation, and quotes.