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10 Awesome Places to Download Free Vector Art

Graphics / 19 Apr 2019

10 Awesome Places to Download Free Vector Art

Despite what many would think, the term web designer does not always imply an artist. There are many very capable web developers and designers that are lucky to pull off a quality stick figure on most days. For those that are able to create complicated artwork, there are plenty of times when you’re up against a deadline need something generic.

For either of these situations, you can’t beat free vectors. Though the quality varies dramatically depending on the source, there’s no shortage of great work out there that you can download and use in your projects immediately. Below we’ll take a look at ten websites offering free vectors of various types.

22+ Best Fonts for Signs

Inspiration / 19 Apr 2019

22+ Best Fonts for Signs

Whether you’re working on a sign design for a coffee shop or a luxury boutique, choosing the right font for your sign will go a long way to make your signage look more professional and unique.

When designing different types of signs, you are often forced to work with specific standards and font layouts. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative and use unique fonts in your designs.

Finding a great font usually means spending hours scouring the web and getting disappointing results. To help you save time and find a creative and stylish font more quickly, we handpicked the best fonts for signs (for all kinds of businesses and shops).

30+ Best Free PowerPoint Templates

Inspiration / 18 Apr 2019

30+ Best Free PowerPoint Templates

Not everyone can afford to buy premium PowerPoint templates to create their slideshows. But, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a default template. There are dozens of incredible free PowerPoint templates to try out!

A great thing about the design community is that there are designers out there who willingly share their amazing work for free of charge, including gorgeous free PowerPoint templates.

To help you save some money, we scoured the web and handpicked a collection of the best free PowerPoint templates with modern and professional designs that you can use to make various types of presentations. Good luck with your presentation!

20+ Best Vintage Fonts

Inspiration / 18 Apr 2019

20+ Best Vintage Fonts

Vintage fonts add a certain timeless look to a design that can’t be achieved with any other font. It’s one of the reasons popular brands such as Harley Davidson and Dollar Shave Club still use vintage fonts in their branding designs.

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best vintage fonts you can use to add that same classic elegant look to your own designs. These fonts are particularly suitable for various luxury branding designs, product labels, packaging, logo designs, and much more.

Brochure Templates

Features / 17 Apr 2019

Brochure Templates

Learn how to design your own brochure templates, or browse collections of the best brochure templates to get started fast on your next brochure project!

Whether you’re working on a large glossy A4 brochure, an A5 flyer-style brochure, or the classic “tri-fold” brochure, there are lots of things to consdier. A brochure template is a starter guide to help you jumpstart a design project, and give you a quick starting point to begin your own design.

10 Video Marketing Trends for 2019

Trends / 17 Apr 2019

10 Video Marketing Trends for 2019

Almost every marketing prediction, resource or how-to guide for 2019 includes the same advice: video needs to be part of your strategy. But how should you get started? And what type of video marketing is most important, right now?

From super-short (micro) video clips, to live streaming on social media, to full-production ads and stories, we’re going to look at some of the top video marketing trends for the year and how you can incorporate them into your design and marketing plans.

Let’s dive in, and embrace video as the new marketing channel you need to get right!

50+ Best Photoshop Actions of 2019

Inspiration / 16 Apr 2019

50+ Best Photoshop Actions of 2019

Adobe Photoshop Actions are a great feature of the app, allowing you to create a process or workflow, record how it worked, and then easily repeat the process again for other photographs or design elements.

Today we’ve collected some of the best Photoshop actions out there, for photographers and graphic designers alike. They cost just a few dollars but give you an incredibly powerful toolkit to easily repeat complex and intricate processes.

20+ Business & Marketing PowerPoint Templates

Inspiration / 16 Apr 2019

20+ Business & Marketing PowerPoint Templates

Using the default PowerPoint layout to design a business presentation isn’t usually a great idea. You need a business PowerPoint template that’s going to stand out, make an impression, and look professional.

A complete redesign for the heavily outdated default PowerPoint templates is long overdue. But, there’s no need to wait for Microsoft to fix it. Instead, you can easily grab a premium PowerPoint template to give yourself a head start.

Created by professional designers, these business and marketing PowerPoint templates will help you design more professional presentation slideshows that win over your clients and customers.

We’ve hand-picked the best in this collection.

60+ Beautiful, Premium PowerPoint Presentation Templates

Inspiration / 15 Apr 2019

60+ Beautiful, Premium PowerPoint Presentation Templates

PowerPoint presentations, love them or hate them, are an essential part of today’s corporate world. Whether for business use or design purposes, the look-and-feel of your PowerPoint presentation can make a tremendous difference in how impressively your pitch comes across.

To help out with making your next PowerPoint presentation particularly impressive, we have searched the internet for professional and elegant PowerPoint templates that you can easily apply to your work. All these bundles contain fully editable slides and come at very affordable prices!

30 Eye-Catching Logo Color Schemes

Inspiration / 15 Apr 2019

30 Eye-Catching Logo Color Schemes

Color can have a significant impact on logos. It can communicate meaning and help users identify your company or brand. And just like other design trends, what styles and colors are used in logos tend to change over time.

The trend now is toward more streamlined logos without much color (often single color) or the exact opposite – rainbow-style color palettes for brand marks.

Here’s a look at 30 logo color schemes that are sure to catch your attention.

30+ Best Minimal PowerPoint Templates 2019

Inspiration / 12 Apr 2019

30+ Best Minimal PowerPoint Templates 2019

Delivering a minimalist PowerPoint presentation can clearly convey your message, and remove any clutter. This collection of modern, minimal PowerPoint templates is a great place to start—they put the focus on you as the speaker, and what you have to convey!

These files are all fully editable and can be easily tweaked according to your needs. Most come with hundreds of example slides with graphs, tables, images, text, and more. Perfect for giving that next presentation a special touch.

20+ Professional Lightroom Presets

Inspiration / 12 Apr 2019

20+ Professional Lightroom Presets

Minimizing the time you spend on processing and enhancing photos is one of the things most photographers and graphic designers often struggle with. Adobe Lightroom, coupled with a set of professional Lightroom presets, makes this whole process much easier.

What if we told you that you can make Lightroom even more powerful to process images, add beautiful effects, enhance tone, adjust contrast, and much more with just one-click? All of this is possible thanks to premade Lightroom presets.

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best professional Lightroom presets you can use to supercharge your workflow and manage your time more effectively. These presets are also customizable, allowing you to adjust their settings to match any kind of photo you have.

30+ Best Free Photoshop Actions 2019

Inspiration / 11 Apr 2019

30+ Best Free Photoshop Actions 2019

Photoshop actions are quite useful when optimizing photos, applying effects, and editing graphics. For this collection, we’ve handpicked some of the best free Photoshop actions you can download and use with no price to pay!

Whether you’re a professional designer or a complete beginner, Photoshop actions can help you save a lot of time. Simply put, Photoshop actions pack hours worth of design work into a single-click so that you can achieve professional-level effects without an effort.

In this post, we’re featuring several different types of free Photoshop actions. You’ll find them categorized into different effects and styles below. Have a look and start downloading.

20+ Best InDesign Templates 2019 (For Brochures, Flyers, Books & More)

Inspiration / 11 Apr 2019

20+ Best InDesign Templates 2019 (For Brochures, Flyers, Books & More)

InDesign is a piece of software that can be used for all manner of design and publishing. With the help of pre-made InDesign templates, you can take full advantage of this software to supercharge your workflow and complete projects in record time.

Whether you’re working on a brochure design, flyer design, book, or magazine design, you can easily get a head start in your design process when using an InDesign template that’s already been designed and formatted by professionals.

In this post, we’re featuring a hand-picked selection of various InDesign templates you can use with all kinds of projects. If you’re looking for inspiration, these designs will help you get a few new ideas as well.

Logo Templates

Features / 10 Apr 2019

Logo Templates

You don’t have to resort to a contest or logo generator to get a semi-custom logo design quickly. A logo template might be the answer you are looking for.

A logo template provides a quick-to-finish solution with options for customization. When used effectively, a logo template can help you solve a design problem in a pinch.

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