Sketch Templates / 29 Sep 2020
If you have been waiting to experiment with Sketch, there’s never a better time to dive in than right now. The Mac-based vector graphics editing tool for user interface and experience design has become a go-to tool for many designers and developers.
If you haven’t started using it yet, or already downloaded the software and are feeling a little overwhelmed, then you are in the right place.
Here, we’re going to look at some of the best Sketch tutorials to help you jumpstart your familiarity and skill level with the software, whether you’re completely new, or looking to level up your skillset.
Instagram Templates / 28 Sep 2020
We’ve handpicked a collection of Instagram post and Story templates with professional designs. You can easily customize these templates to add your own text and images to create a more successful Instagram content strategy.
Instagram is one of the best platforms for promoting brands and businesses. But, with millions of posts being added every day, you need to think outside the box to attract your followers’ attention.
If you’re tired of using the same old designs to promote your brand and products on Instagram and looking for a better way to get more followers, you should consider using more professional post layouts and designs, especially for creating attractive Instagram Stories.
To help you find the right design to promote your business, we’ve curated some of our favorite Instagram post and Story templates, designed to wow your audience.
Trends / 28 Sep 2020
A lot has changed about the world in the past year. The impact of COVID on human interaction is undeniable. It’s influencing digital experiences as well. If you haven’t started to think about adjustments you need to make to your website design due to the worldwide pandemic and virus, it might be time to develop a strategy.
Here, we’ve got tips on things to consider when it comes to COVID and website design.
Does COVID change everything about website design? Of course not. But it might impact some of the decisions you make about imagery, your general approach to sharing information, or how you communicate some aspects of your brand.
After Effects Templates / 25 Sep 2020
After Effects is one of the best tools that supercharges the post-production process of video editing. And using After Effects templates is a secret trick most video editors use to make great videos.
If you’re still not using After Effects templates, you’re missing out on some of the best uses of the software. We rounded up some amazing and free templates to show you why.
You don’t always have to look for premium After Effect templates to create amazing videos. Sometimes a simple free After Effects template is enough to make your small personal projects look more professional.
In this post, we share some of the best free After Effect templates for creating all kinds of openers, title scenes, slideshows, and much more. Feel free to download and try them all!
Inspiration / 24 Sep 2020
Your brand is the key to a successful business. It’s what gives your business an identity and separates you from the competition. Your brand manual or style guide are the documents you need to help keep it consistent—they’re key to maintaining your brand identity.
Whether you’re a small business, agency, or a corporation, you should have a proper document that covers all the details of the brand. Such as the design of different logos you use, the color palette, fonts used for the brand design, etc.
Think about when you hire a third-party agency to run an ad campaign. To help them avoid misrepresenting your brand, you hand them your brand manual and style guide. So they can present your brand more accurately through the campaign.
If you’re working on a brand manual for your own business, these brand style guide templates will help you put together a more useful and professional document without an effort.
Inspiration / 23 Sep 2020
Lookbooks and catalogs are an important element of promoting a business. They help you not only to showcase your products and services to customers but also to build trust and establish your brand.
Today, we share with you a way to create more professional and attractive lookbooks and catalogs at a very low cost using pre-made templates. With the help of lookbook and catalog templates, you can create amazing-looking brochures for your business without needing to hire expensive design agencies.
We handpicked some of the best catalog templates that suit all kinds of businesses and professionals. Whether you’re a business or a freelancer working on a catalog design, these templates will help you design a more effective brochure with minimum effort. Take a look.
Font Collections / 23 Sep 2020
There is an ongoing debate among designers – both print and digital – about what makes an ideal typeface for a project. The debate almost always breaks down to a single question: serif or sans serif?
Before you answer that question, think about all of the things you know about serif and sans serif typefaces and all the myths associated with them.
Today, we’ll take a look at both categories of type and try to determine if one is really better than the other, and in what circumstance.
Font Collections / 22 Sep 2020
Nothing beats a block letter font when it comes to designing titles and headings. They are the perfect font for attracting attention as well as making text readable from a distance.
Which is why block fonts are mostly used for everything from poster designs to flyer designs and even logo designs. Contrary to popular belief, block fonts come in all sorts of shapes and designs, and not just squared blocky designs.
You’ll find many styles and forms of block fonts in this post. We handpicked some of the best block letter fonts with modern and classic designs. There’s a font for everyone in this collection. Go have a look.
Font Collections / 21 Sep 2020
Designing the thumbnails and video titles is an important part of creating a professional YouTube channel. We’re here to guide you through the design process by helping you pick the best YouTube font for your channel branding, as well as individual videos.
In this post, we feature a collection of the best YouTube fonts you can use to design eye-catching video thumbnails, titles, YouTube covers, logos, and much more.
We made sure to handpick fonts with unique styles as well as professional character designs to make sure your YouTube titles look unlike any other on the video blogging platform.
Plus, we’re sharing a few YouTube font tips for finding just the right typeface for your next video.
Font Collections / 21 Sep 2020
Want to give your design a quick facelift? Using new and interesting typography trends might be the answer. Designers are opting for less elaborate typefaces and pairing them with bold color, cutouts, gradients, and even customizations to create lettering that stands out.
Changing typefaces or recreating an image or header in a trending style can give a design a fresh look without a full-scale overhaul. Not sure where to start? This list features typography trends with examples to use as inspiration for how to use them.
Here’s a look at the top typography trends for 2020.
Brochure Templates / 18 Sep 2020
Brochures are an incredibly important part of identity and branding for any type of business. Whether you’re keeping customers informed, marketing a new product, or selling your services. A beautiful, modern brochure template can be a great starting point.
We’ve tracked down some of the most beautiful, creative brochure designs to help you quickly get started with a professional template. They’re modern and stylish, and can help your business stand out from the crowd.
All these brochure designs come in the form of a ready-to-go template, fully print ready, and most just cost a few dollars.
We’re also sharing a few helpful tips for designing a corporate or business brochure, and a guide on how to choose your brochure design software to help get you started.
Procreate Brushes / 17 Sep 2020
If you’re a digital artist searching for the perfect Procreate brush to craft stunning illustrations or to design unique website header images, we’ve got a great collection of professional Procreate brushes just for you.
Procreate is amongst the most popular drawing apps available for iPad Pro. It’s actually more than just a simple drawing app. With the Apple Pencil stylus and the right set of brushes, this app can help you craft amazing digital drawings and paintings.
The app comes with over 130 basic brushes. But, many people don’t realize that they can expand this collection with custom brushes that have been carefully created by professionals. We’ve handpicked some of the best custom brushes you can use with your Procreate app.
Mockup Templates / 16 Sep 2020
A great website mockup design can help to present your web design in a beautiful, unique way. This collection of website mockup PSDs is perfect for doing just that, and we’ll also share our favorite website mockup tools, and tips for creating your website mockup!
Proper presentation is the key to delighting your clients. Whether you’re working on a website design or a logo design, the way you present your designs to your client determines your level of professionalism. When choosing a mockup template to showcase your design, you ideally want to choose a mockup design that looks out of the ordinary. Something that helps you display your website design uniquely and attractively that renders your clients speechless.
Perspective website mockups let you showcase your layouts from different angles, making your designs look more like real products instead of just a static mockup.
We’ve collected some of the best free and premium website mockups you can use to present your next website design to your clients.
Affinity Designer Templates / 16 Sep 2020
It’s been more than three decades since Adobe introduced us to Illustrator. All this time, Illustrator has been the go-to software for vector graphics design.
Ask any expert designer and they’ll tell you how they can’t even think of switching software. Illustrator is now part of their workflow and career. Adobe used this loyalty to their advantage, by converting their software licensing to a subscription plan.
You now have to pay a monthly price to keep using the software. For some people, it’ll still be a great deal. But for others, you’ll likely ask yourself if it’s still a good investment. That’s why you’re here, right?
Affinity Designer is everything that you want a graphic design software to be. Needless to say, it’s the best Illustrator alternative available today.
But, is it powerful enough to provide all the tools you need to do your work? Does it have all the essential features of Illustrator? To answer these questions, we compared Affinity Designer against Adobe Illustrator. Let’s find out which software is best.
Email Templates / 15 Sep 2020
How do you design an email that will result in plenty of opens and strong click-through rates? There’s a little art – and luck – that goes into email design.
Whether you’re looking at the graphic and visual design, or the responsive HTML development side, email design can be a tricky business.
Here, we’re going to look at some tutorials to help you learn everything you need to know about email design, from some basics to more advanced techniques to help you make this most of this digital marketing tool.
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