Let's aggregate a list of free quality web site design templates. There are a million of these sites out there, but most are repetitive and boring.

I'll start with

I also think other sites should follow some sort of standards, for example here are freeCSStemplates standards

  • Released for FREE under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license
  • Very lightweight in terms of images
  • Tables-free (ie. they use no tables for layout purposes)
  • W3C standards compliant and valid (XHTML Strict)
  • Provided with public domain photos, generously provided by and Wikimedia Commons
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The images are not Creative Commons, but the CSS is.


+1 for Zen garden.

I like the resources at

Justin Standard
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The Open Design Community is a great resource.

A: has nice designs, just not enough selection.

Karl Seguin
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Check out:

Steve Tranby
Great list! Thanks
Dan Esparza