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What’s a Logo Grid, and Why Should You Use One?

How to Design a Logo / 22 Oct 2021

What’s a Logo Grid, and Why Should You Use One?

So you need to design a logo. Where do you start? Shapes? Typography? A grid?

A logo grid or construction guide is a popular starting point for many designers looking to create a logo. The use of a grid system, especially for a design that might often render at extreme sizes – very large or small – can help you create something that has visual harmony, an organized aesthetic and purposeful design.

Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Learn about logo grids, typography, logo types and more in our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!

15+ Web Design Trends to Watch in 2022

Trends / 22 Oct 2021

15+ Web Design Trends to Watch in 2022

The average life of a website is three years. And design elements – such as color and typography – often get updated more frequently than that. That’s why it is so important to keep up with web design trends.

Doing this allows you to make small tweaks to your design today so that it won’t be out of date tomorrow.

This guide will help you create an on-point design plan all year long, incorporating some of the newest trends for 2022.

40+ Best Tattoo Fonts & Lettering 2022

Font Collections / 22 Oct 2021

40+ Best Tattoo Fonts & Lettering 2022

Many designers now use tattoo lettering fonts to give an artistic hand-drawn look to their designs. In this post, we bring you a set of tattoo fonts you can use with your own design projects to create that same unique effect.

The inconsistent, stylish, and decorative designs of the tattoo fonts help give a personalized look to various types of digital and print designs, including flyers, posters, social media posts, and even greeting cards. It’s a great way to add an authentic feel to your designs to make them look like you’ve hand-crafted it yourself.

We’ve gathered a collection of the best tattoo fonts with all sorts of designs and decorative styles (as well as tips for choosing a tattoo font). Whether you’re looking for a font to design a creative business card, a poster, or even working on a real tattoo design, you’ll find plenty of choices on this list.

40+ Best Isometric Mockup Templates

Mockup Templates / 21 Oct 2021

40+ Best Isometric Mockup Templates

Are you looking for a unique way to present your designs to your clients? Then these isometric mockup templates can give your designs a 3D-like view and stand out from the crowd.

Mockups created with an isometric perspective allow you to showcase your website designs, apps, logos, business cards, and more while giving them a 3D visual representation. This is an effective way to avoid showing the same old flat front-and-back views of your design. We’ve picked some of the best isometric mockups you can use for showcasing different types of designs.

50+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics 2022

Inspiration / 21 Oct 2021

50+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics 2022

Are you working on crafting a content plan to promote your brand and business on social media? Then these social media kits and templates will help you design amazing graphics for your social media campaigns like a pro.

Preparing content for your social media promotions is a time-consuming process that most social media managers and marketers have to deal with.

But don’t worry. You can use these social media kits and graphics templates designed by professionals to quickly edit and use with your own social media campaigns. The best part is you can easily edit and customize them all by yourself (and we’re sharing some helpful social media template tips to help get you started!)

100+ MacBook Mockup PSD Templates 2022

Mockup Templates / 21 Oct 2021

100+ MacBook Mockup PSD Templates 2022

Whether you’re looking for a MacBook mockup or a MacBook Pro mockup, we have you covered with this extensive collection. We’re featuring a mix of MacBook mockups, realistic illustrations, and flat/stylised versions of these MacBook notebooks for all types of use case.

Totaling over a hundred different MacBook mockups in all shapes and sizes, these are great for dropping in your own work, applications, wallpapers or examples to give them a unique look-and-feel.

Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but each of them is unique and interesting.

30+ Minimal Business Card Design Templates for 2022

Business Card Templates / 20 Oct 2021

30+ Minimal Business Card Design Templates for 2022

A business card is more than just a piece of paper containing your contact information. It’s actually part of your brand identity that represents your work, skills, and who you are as a person.

If you’re not sure what type of business card is suitable for your brand, you can never go wrong with a minimalist business card design. Minimalist designs are a great way of showing off professionalism, your openness to new ideas, freedom to be creative, and how you’re different from others.

Crafting such a thoughtful minimal design is not easy. That’s why we’ve handpicked a collection of minimal business card templates for you to download. These templates are easy to edit and you can customize them all by yourself.

30+ Best Retro Fonts in 2022 (Free & Premium)

Font Collections / 20 Oct 2021

30+ Best Retro Fonts in 2022 (Free & Premium)

Retro design is everywhere. Thanks to people’s craving for nostalgia, there’s a growing demand for logo designs, badges, and even brand identities that uses this stylish design trend.

You can never go wrong with a good retro design. But, you need to find the perfect retro font to make your retro designs more attractive.

If you look at any successful retro design, you’ll notice that that the key element in every one of them is a great-looking retro font. It’s the typography that adds a truly retro look to the designs.

In this collection, we bring you many different styles of retro fonts to help you get a head-start in your retro design projects. Pick a font from the list below.

50+ Best Microsoft Word Brochure Templates 2022

Brochure Templates / 20 Oct 2021

50+ Best Microsoft Word Brochure Templates 2022

Today, we’re bringing you a set of professionally designed Microsoft Word brochure templates to help you get a head start on your next brochure project.

Every designer has a collection of pre-designed templates. These templates not only allow you to enhance your workflow but also save hours of time otherwise spent searching for an inspiring starting point.

Whether you’re working on a brochure for a business, a case study, report, or a project proposal, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from in this collection of templates (and even more with our quick brochure design tips, and our full series on brochure templates!)

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Title Templates 2022 (FCP Titles)

Final Cut Pro Templates / 20 Oct 2021

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Title Templates 2022 (FCP Titles)

When it comes to creating video content, one of the most challenging tasks you have to deal with is designing a killer title scene. But, what if there was a way to instantly insert an amazing title scene into your videos with just a few clicks? That’s exactly what you can do with pre-made Final Cut Pro title templates.

If you’re a fan of Final Cut Pro, you’ll have no trouble adding unique title scenes to your videos when using title templates.

To help you get a headstart, we even went ahead and gathered a collection of  Final Cut Pro title templates you can use in your video projects. The list includes both free and premium templates. Go ahead and download them all.

20+ Best Filmora Effects & Transitions 2021

Inspiration / 20 Oct 2021

20+ Best Filmora Effects & Transitions 2021

If you’re looking for cool effects, filters, and transitions to use in your Filmora projects, you’re in the right place.

In this post, we explore the Filmora effects store to find the best effects you can use to create amazing YouTube videos, Instagram promos, TikToks, travel vlogs, gaming videos, and much more.

Wondershare Filmora is one of the best video editing software out there. And what makes it even better is its massive library of effects you can now access directly from Filmora.

We handpicked some of the coolest Filmora effects from the Filmstock library. There are both premium and free Filmora effects in the mix. Have a look.

60+ Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits (Free & Pro) 2022

Lightroom Presets / 19 Oct 2021

60+ Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits (Free & Pro) 2022

You don’t have to be a pro photographer or a graphic designer to optimize and enhance your portrait photos. With the right Adobe Lightroom preset for portraits, you can apply stunning effects, all by yourself.

In this collection, we feature the best Lightroom presets available for quickly optimizing your portrait photos, selfies, wedding photos, and family photos.

Using these Lightroom presets for portraits, you can enhance your photos like a pro by applying effects instantly (and even customize them to your preference with ease). And don’t forget to read through our tips for using presets on portrait photos for helpful advice on how to integrate them into your workflow!

50+ Best Google Slides Themes & Templates 2022

Google Slides Themes / 19 Oct 2021

50+ Best Google Slides Themes & Templates 2022

Google Slides is one of the best free tools available for creating a quick slideshow presentation. And we’ve collected some of the best Google Slides themes and templates to help you create a visually stunning slide deck.

In this post, we’re featuring some of the best Google Slides templates you can use to create a professional presentation without designing everything from scratch. This collection includes various types of Google Slides themes, including templates for marketing purposes, startup pitch decks, product presentations, and much more.

The collection includes both free and premium Google Slides templates. Feel free to browse and pick one that matches your project and presentation!

35+ Best Hand Lettering & Hand Drawn Fonts 2022

Font Collections / 18 Oct 2021

35+ Best Hand Lettering & Hand Drawn Fonts 2022

Hand lettering fonts can add a unique flourish to your design. They’re full of fun, character, and style. Whether you’re looking for a realistic calligraphy effect, or something more abstract, our collection of the best hand lettering fonts is a great starting point!

Hand lettering fonts span a huge range of styles. They range from bold and masculine block-style typefaces, through to stylistic and feminine freehand. All of these have their place, but in completely different types of project!

Whether you’re designing a poster, crafting a logo, or putting together a wedding invitation, this selection of our favourite picks covers a huge range of styles.

35+ Best Photoshop Text Effects 2022 (Free & Premium)

Photoshop Actions / 18 Oct 2021

35+ Best Photoshop Text Effects 2022 (Free & Premium)

The title is the most important part of almost every design. Whether it’s a poster, flyer, banner, or even a website header, the title is what attracts the audience’s attention and keep them hooked.

When it comes to designing titles, sometimes you have to get creative and make unique text designs that stand out from the crowd. And this is where Photoshop text effects can be used to go above and beyond with your designs.

Photoshop text effects allow you to completely transform your ordinary text into incredible designs without an effort. They are quite popular among YouTubers and Twitch users for designing channel cover images as well.

We handpicked a collection of the best Photoshop text effects you can use to design all kinds of titles and headings. There are both premium and free text effects in the collection. Have a look.

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