Listen to the Motown Remixed online. Pretty funky, groovy stuff.
Mad props to the Rice Raiser project. The site is well-designed.
The Wed Design Times featured web-related news, articles, reviews and resources.
Web Design from Scratch seems like a good starter kit.
Wicked Black + White motion graphic from Erik Natzke.
Scroll to the bottom of this site, Tiara is there making sure Visualgui.com looks good.