Inspiration / 19 Nov 2019
Logo design plays a crucial role when it comes to the success of a business. And great logo mockup templates not only help you better present your logo design but can also make your logo design process more streamlined and efficient.
In order to help you present a logo design to your client in a super-polished way, we’ve gathered the best logo mockup templates from across the web. All of these logo mockups are easy to use and can present your logo beautifully. Some are free, while others cost a few dollars.
Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Don’t forget to check out our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!
Inspiration / 19 Nov 2019
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!
Inspiration / 18 Nov 2019
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 to help get you started.
Typography / 18 Nov 2019
Icon fonts are a popular solution to a common CSS problem; how to incorporate web icons into your website design in an efficient, fast-loading way.
With plenty of services available to make choosing and using an icon font easy, you don’t have to create your own from scratch. Icon fonts are all over the internet.
But what exactly is an icon font? And how do you use them? Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about icon fonts.
Inspiration / 15 Nov 2019
If you’re currently designing a billboard or a banner design, then you should also prepare for how to present it to your client. Because the way you’re going to showcase your design will influence the final decision of your clients. It’s one part of the project that you should invest in, without holding back.
Luckily, you don’t have to spend days trying to find a way to showcase your billboard design. You can simply use a pre-designed billboard mockup template to get that job done.
To help you find the perfect mockup for your project, we handpicked a few mockups that are perfect for showcasing billboard designs. Check them out and start downloading — some are free, and some are part of an Envato Elements subscription. Our tips for billboard design should help get you off to a great start!
Inspiration / 14 Nov 2019
Icon fonts are one of the most useful elements that web and UI designers simply can’t live without. Today we’re bringing you a collection of the best modern and creative icon fonts you can use in your website and user interface designs.
With icon fonts, you don’t have to rely on libraries of PNG files. You don’t have to resize and edit icons using vector files to make them fit into your website designs. And, more importantly, you don’t have to worry about optimizing the icons for various screen sizes.
However, finding the right icon font to blend with your design projects can be challenging. We want to make that process much easier. Get started by browsing our handpicked collection of free and premium icon fonts (and be sure to take a look at our tips for choosing an icon font to help you get started!)
Graphics / 13 Nov 2019
Did you know you can make a brochure using a common tool such as Microsoft Word? It’s actually a really capable tool for brochure design, for creating a high-quality, professional outcome.
With a good template, you can turn a simple Word document into a carefully designed brochure that you can get printed or push as a PDF online.
Here, we’ll walk through the steps using a template that you can download from Envato Elements.
You can use what you learn for any type of brochure, using Microsoft Word – a tool you’re already familiar with! Whether you’re looking for a tri-fold, A5, or larger brochure, these steps will work for any type of design.
Software / 13 Nov 2019
Adobe’s UX design tool seems to be picking up speed. Have you tried Adobe XD yet? The tool is part of the design giant’s suite of software. It meets a need that was being filled by other tools such as Sketch and Figma. But thanks to Adobe’s large customer base, XD is proving itself a viable option.
Here, we’ll look at what Adobe XD is – and isn’t – to help you figure out if this tool might be worth exploring.
Whether you’re already sold on Adobe XD and want to learn more, or you’re weighing it up against the pros and cons of other tools, we’ll give you a helpful introduction to make the decision easy.
Inspiration / 12 Nov 2019
Sketch is one of the most popular vector graphics editing tools user interface designers can’t live without. The app makes it so easy for designers to craft fluid mobile app user interfaces in a way unlike any other tool out there.
Did you know that you can actually make the process of designing apps and interfaces in Sketch much easier with templates?
With Sketch templates, you get to import pre-designed sections you need to design app interfaces, like app icons, interface layouts, content layouts, onboarding screens, and more you can easily copy and paste to design your own apps.
For this collection, we handpicked a collection of the best Sketch iOS app templates that includes iOS app interface layouts designed for making many different types of apps. Plus, we’re sharing tips for how to use a Sketch iOS app template to help get you started.
Inspiration / 12 Nov 2019
Making a complete website wireframe is supposed to be a simple task. But, starting from scratch without a template or quick-start guide can be a nightmare.
It takes significant work to make wireframe look beautiful, as well as being optimised for functionality. Especially when you have to create a wireframe to get a client’s approval, or to showcase to a team.
Thankfully, you can use wireframe templates to create more professional wireframes without having to hand-craft everything. These templates include pre-made layouts along with all the elements that go with it. All you have to do is customise and rearrange the components to make your own wireframe design. They’re a huge time-saver, and can help you get started fast.
We’ve hand picked some great website wireframe templates just for you. Have a look.
Inspiration / 11 Nov 2019
A school newsletter template can help you create an effective way to bridge the gap between teachers, students, and parents to keep everyone updated on the latest news and upcoming events.
If your school don’t have a newsletter yet or planning on revamping your old newsletter design, use these easy to use school newsletter templates to instantly craft a more professional and attractive newsletter.
This collection includes customizable newsletter templates for all kinds of schools, colleges, and universities. You can download and edit the templates using Adobe InDesign to personalize the design to match your school branding. Plus, we’re sharing some helpful tips for designing a school newsletter to help get you started.
Graphics / 11 Nov 2019
Do you ever pay attention to those tiny icons at the tops of browser tabs? How about when you save a shortcut to a website or page online? Those tiny images, or favicons, are designed especially for that purpose.
There’s a pretty distinct difference between what makes for a good or bad tiny icon. You’d be forgiven for thinking that design decisions at the tiny scale matter less. But a poorly designed favicon can reflect badly on your brand.
Today we’re looking at what these icons are, basic design techniques for them, and the specs you’ll need to follow.
Inspiration / 8 Nov 2019
Sketch is a unique app that offers amazing features and functionality for creating app UI designs and mockups. Creating an effective UI for an application requires time, detailed attention, and—most importantly—an idea to get started with!
In order to streamline the design process for creating your next app interface, we’ve collected the best Sketch UI templates and materials that you can use for your next app project.
All these packs come with hundreds of UI design elements and can be easily implemented in your design.
Inspiration / 7 Nov 2019
Chunky and chubby fonts are a great choice for designing fun and creative titles for all kinds of designs. In this post, we bring you a selection of the best chunky fonts with many different styles.
Due to their unique style of design, chunky fonts are most suitable for creative, fun, and entertaining designs. Our list of chunky fonts includes different types of fonts for designing everything from posters to greeting cards and much more.
Start exploring the list to find the right chunky font for your next project, and be sure to read through our tips for choosing (and using) chunky fonts for some handy design advice!
Graphics / 6 Nov 2019
Wireframing is one of those design processes that happens organically and intentionally. How many times have you sketched an idea during a meeting? How many times have you created a presentable wireframe for a client meeting?
Both types of wireframes are equally important parts of the design and iteration process.
The latter takes a little more effort to create, and that’s where a wireframe template comes in. Here’s everything you need to know about using them effectively, and how they can help to save you time, improve the quality of your wireframes, and help you get your ideas down in a physical format.
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