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Inspiration
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iOSpirations

A gallery of iOS and Mac UI and icon designs and more. iOSpirations covers the same as many other design inspiration websites but goes beyond that to include app icon and landing page designs, UI resources such as templates, icon packs and UI elements kits, as well as Objective-C libraries for UI elements. […]

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Mobile Patterns

A library of iOS and Android screenshots in the same format as pttrns that can provide inspiration for your designs. The screenshots are searchable and split into categories such as feeds, popovers and timelines. There’s nothing particularly unique about Mobile Patterns but it’s always nice to have another place to find inspiration. […]

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Dribbble

Perhaps this is a bit of an obvious one, but I think it’s worth posting here anyway. I’m always amazed by some of the beautiful iOS designs you can find by just doing a search for ‘iOS’ on Dribbble. You can find everything from icons, to UI elements and even full screen designs. It’s one of the best places to get inspiration or to get in contact with some of the best UI designers in the community. […]

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Inspired UI

Another great collection of app screenshots to inspire your app designs. The site covers iPhone, iPad and Android and the screenshots are grouped by categories such as Activity Feeds, Logins, Sidebars and more. They have also created a magazine for Flipboard with the latest mobile UI news and article. […]

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App Design Vault

A catalogue of 21 app design templates to buy that you can use for building your next app. Each template includes sliced up PSDs and sample code. Prices start at about $59 and they have a premium membership for discounts and extra goodies. They’ve also recently added some iOS 7 style templates as well. […]

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pttrns

A gallery of app screenshots showcasing design. Screenshots are categorised by screen type or app functionality (e.g. Maps, News, Search) and fully searchable. Includes a cool magnifying loupe to get a closeup look at those pixels. […]

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