Top Sources for Email Design Inspiration

In case you hadn’t heard, email marketing isn’t dead.  In fact, the reality is quite the opposite. Billions of emails are sent every year. It’s fast, convenient and most importantly, effective. If you’re a startup or brand wanting to leverage this success, a well-designed email is crucial to breaking through the pack. Amongst so much competition, a great email design needs to capture the attention of the reader right away to avoid being deleted and risk never being seen.

Created with the mission to trigger wonderful ideas in your mind, these sites show a great diversity of email design templates to help you find exactly what you are looking for. Let’s get started!

Pinterest

One of the most popular platforms to showcase your design, Pinterest, is very well known for providing visual inspiration of any kind. Pinterest is a visual discovery engine for finding ideas like recipes, home and style inspiration, and more. This of course includes email design inspiration which Pinterest has plenty of.

Pinterest
Pinterest

All you have to do type your keywords and let the inspiration flow from screen. You can also browse plenty of themed boards created by avid pinners, and lots of companies.

Really Good Emails

Really good emails
Really good emails

Really Good Emails (RGE for short) aims to be the best showcase of email design and resources on the web. This platform features hundreds of email designs but that’s not even the best part. All email templates fall into a huge diversity of categories such as Abandoned carts, Retention, Customer Appreciation, etc. This makes it very easy for the user to sort their results and browse only the kind of email marketing campaigns they are particularly interested in. How convenient is this! This 4,000+ handpicked collection is powered by community submissions.


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MailChimp Inspiration

MailChimp Inspiration
MailChimp Inspiration

MailChimp, the most widely used platform for automating and managing your email marketing efforts, also maintains an inspirational gallery with amazing email designs. Similar to the other galleries, you have the option to sort your results by theme such as Restaurant/Food, Art, Music, App, Travel, etc. With the customizable templates, there’s no need to start your email from scratch. Choose a layout that fits the message you want to get across, then use its design tools to create eye-catching emails that look great on any device. With a few quick taps in their mobile app, you can choose a new template or work with one you've designed on desktop.

Campaign Monitor gallery
Campaign Monitor gallery

Campaign Monitor is a global technology company that provides an email marketing platform that’s easy to use yet extremely powerful. The famous platform for automation and management of email campaigns, Campaign Monitor, maintains a beautiful gallery of top 10 email campaigns. Divided into several categories: Marketing Offers, Announcements, Events and Newsletters, you can pick the particular category you want to draw inspiration from. Campaign Monitor powers media moguls, tech giants, nonprofits—lots of different industries making their numbers through the power of email marketing.

Email Gallery
Email Gallery

Email Gallery was created to help email designers find inspiration in the collection of emails from various companies and individuals. A great place to find cool email design templates. It comes with handy options to easily sort your search results. The “Browse” menu lets you choose among 50 types of business-like Advertisement, Education, Media, Blogs, etc, 11 different colors, number of columns, or simply the latest email designs featured on the website.


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Dribbble

Dribbble
Dribbble

Founded in 2009, Dribbble is a bootstrapped and profitable company helping design talent share, grow, and get hired by over 40,000 of today’s most innovative brands around the world. Dribbble is not the first web place that comes in mind when talking about email design inspiration particularly. However, this platform has gathered thousands of designers from all around the world who showcase their artwork, including designers who craft email newsletters. The platform itself is a great source of inspiration. It will certainly fuel your creative mind with some great ideas.

HTML Email Designs

HTML Email design
HTML Email design

An e-newsletter gallery that will certainly fuel you with email design inspiration. HTML Email Design contains lots of lovely email templates of different kinds and themes. The website also gives you the opportunity to upload you own designs and contribute to its diversity.

Conclusion

I think excellent ideas have started coming in your head already. Try the above resources and find the perfect email for your needs. Have a great time designing! Please tell us in the comments section below which design you liked the most.

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About Rishabh Rathi

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