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18+ Top Graphic Design Trends for 2023

Trends / 5 Dec 2022

18+ Top Graphic Design Trends for 2023

What’s hot in graphic design? One of the things people always want to talk to me about is graphic design trends. Here’s a preview of what’s going to be hot in the coming year.

It’s such an interesting topic because there are trends that change slowly over time – just look at the long evolution of flat design to where we are now – and others that seem to flip overnight.

Should you always rush to use the latest graphic design trends in your work? Of course not. But it’s helpful to pick up new ideas, find inspiration, and see what types of techniques and styles are shaping our industry.

15+ Video Marketing Trends for 2023

Trends / 5 Dec 2022

15+ Video Marketing Trends for 2023

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

From super-short (micro) video clips, to live video 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.

And here’s why it matters, U.S. adults spent 149 minutes per day watching digital video in 2021 and that number is only expected to rise.

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

22+ Best Pixel Art Fonts of 2023 (Free & Premium)

Font Collections / 4 Dec 2022

22+ Best Pixel Art Fonts of 2023 (Free & Premium)

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of groovy-looking pixel art fonts that will take you back in time to the 1980s, the era of old-school arcade games.

When it comes to designing headings for video games and technology-themed designs, nothing beats the classic pixel art font. There’s something about that pixelated design that gives you a feeling of nostalgia and makes you feel like a kid again.

As a result, Pixel fonts are perfect for retro-themed designs. They are also quite popular in custom T-shirt designs, YouTube thumbnails, social media posts, and more.

We handpicked a collection of pixel art fonts for your projects. There are many different styles of pixel fonts to choose from. Have a look.

28+ Best InDesign TriFold Templates 2023

Brochure Templates / 4 Dec 2022

28+ Best InDesign TriFold Templates 2023

In this post, we’re featuring a handpicked collection of the best InDesign trifold templates you can use to make professional brochures for promoting businesses and brands.

Brochures are the most effective way to promote your brand to a target audience to explain your business goals, mission, as well as to showcase products and services. With the right brochure design, you’ll be able to win more clients and stand out from your competition at the same time.

With these trifold brochure templates, you’ll be able to create a professional brochure for your business or agency all by yourself, without having to hire freelancers or expensive design agencies.

30+ Best Twitch Stream Overlay Templates in 2023 (Free & Premium)

Inspiration / 3 Dec 2022

30+ Best Twitch Stream Overlay Templates in 2023 (Free & Premium)

Twitch is well-known as a video game streaming platform but it’s actually much bigger than that. Now it’s populated by all kinds of content creators and professionals. Most of them are even using Twitch as their main source of income.

You’ll notice that all these Twitch streamers have their own unique and personalized streaming setups. They have creative overlays for the facecam with colorful and branded designs. This helps the streamers to set themselves apart from the millions of other streamers.

Usually, you have to hire a graphic designer to get a customized Twitch stream overlay designed for your channel. It will require a big investment, which is harder to afford when you’re just starting out. Thankfully, there’s a more affordable solution to this — Twitch overlay templates.

Twitch stream overlay templates are pre-made overlay designs that you can easily edit, customize, and upload to your stream setup. It’s that easy. Have a look in our handpicked Twitch overlay templates collection below to find a design for your Twitch channel.

40+ Best Final Cut Pro Intro Templates 2023

Final Cut Pro Templates / 2 Dec 2022

40+ Best Final Cut Pro Intro Templates 2023

Crafting an attractive intro is the toughest part of making a video. However, if you’re using Final Cut Pro, you can now skip all that work and get your video made within half the time. All thanks to Final Cut Pro intro templates.

The opening scene or the intro of a video needs to be able to not only grab the attention of your audience but also to get them interested in watching the rest of the video. It’s a tough art to master, especially if you’re new to Final Cut Pro.

When using Final Cut Pro intro templates, you don’t have to worry about any of that. You can easily import a beautifully animated intro scene to your video, edit it to add your own titles and content, and export.

We rounded up some amazing intro and opener templates you can use with Final Cut Pro. You’ll find plenty of free and premium templates in the list below. Be sure to download them all.

50+ Best Business & Corporate PowerPoint Templates 2023

PowerPoint Templates / 1 Dec 2022

50+ Best Business & Corporate PowerPoint Templates 2023

Today we’re featuring a collection of elegant business and corporate PowerPoint templates you can use to create all kinds of professional presentations.

Having a creative and attractive slideshow is the key to delivering a more impactful presentation. You need to use the right template to achieve that goal.

Whether you’re making a slideshow for a startup, a corporate agency, or a multinational brand, this collection has both free and premium templates for all purposes.

40+ Best DaVinci Resolve Templates 2023 (Free & Pro)

DaVinci Resolve Templates / 1 Dec 2022

40+ Best DaVinci Resolve Templates 2023 (Free & Pro)

DaVinci Resolve is the go-to video editing software for most professionals. High-quality editing tools, color correction, audio post-production tools, and the ability to use the software for free convinced more people to switch to DaVinci Resolve.

Now, there’s one more reason to use DaVinci Resolve— templates! Thanks to its massive growth, the community around the software doubled in size. With it came more professional-quality templates for you to use in your projects.

In this post, we showcase some of the best DaVinci Resolve templates we’ve found. There are templates for everything from creating intro scenes to adding lower-thirds, titles, and much more.

22+ Key Logo Design Trends of 2023

How to Design a Logo / 30 Nov 2022

22+ Key Logo Design Trends of 2023

Need a new logo? Whether you’re starting from scratch or just planning a tweak to a current mark, understanding shifts in logo design trends can help you create a design with a modern touch.

The theme in logo design is to create something simple and distinctive. With so many new websites and brands and companies coming online almost every day, it’s no wonder that logos are trending toward designs that stand out.

Here’s a look at a few logo design trends, and how you can make them work for you (and while you’re at it, be sure to look through our full guide on how to design a logo!)

80+ Beautiful Geometric & Polygon Background Textures 2023

Background Textures / 30 Nov 2022

80+ Beautiful Geometric & Polygon Background Textures 2023

Looking for a great polygon background texture for your design? Then you’re going to love this collection of free and premium geometric and poly background textures.

Low poly and geometric backgrounds are now turning out to be one of the most popular trends in design this year. They’re being used for both website and graphic designs to give the designs a retro and a pop-art look.

Suffice to say, these textures do add an attractive, modern look to any project.

We’ve handpicked a few great free and premium poly and geometric textures you can use with your next project!

70+ Best Tri-Fold Brochure Templates (Word & InDesign) 2023

Brochure Templates / 30 Nov 2022

70+ Best Tri-Fold Brochure Templates (Word & InDesign) 2023

Are you working on a new tri-fold brochure design for your business? Want to make them look even better than your competitors? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’re featuring some of the best tri-fold brochure templates you can use to easily design a stunning brochure with a minimal budget.

The design of a brochure says a lot about a company and the quality of the business. The colors you use in your brochure, the way you format the content, and the fonts you choose, play an important role in showing off professionalism and authority.

For this collection, we’ve carefully handpicked the best brochure templates designed by professionals to help you choose the right design and get a head-start on your own tri-fold brochure design.

We’re also sharing our tips for designing a tri-fold brochure, and sharing the pros and cons of using InDesign vs Word for your brochure to help get your project off to the best possible start.

70+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2023

PowerPoint Templates / 29 Nov 2022

70+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2023

One of the most important aspects of pitching your startup is the presentation. In fact, it’s your pitch deck that’ll do most of the talking during your presentation. These startup pitch deck PowerPoint templates can make all the difference!

It goes to say that your startup pitch deck needs to be more than perfect for your presentation to go smoothly. If you’re new to PowerPoint it’s best not to take on the task of designing the pitch deck. But the good news is that you don’t have to hire a designer either.

With this collection of easy-to-use startup pitch deck PowerPoint templates, you’ll be able to make an effective and attractive pitch deck all on your own without any design experience. Our tips for creating a startup pitch should help too, as well as our guide on key slides to include in your pitch deck.

All the best with your startup pitch!

70+ Best Free Photoshop Patterns 2023

Background Textures / 29 Nov 2022

70+ Best Free Photoshop Patterns 2023

If you’ve been looking for a creative tileable pattern to make your designs look even more beautiful, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of the best Photoshop patterns with various design styles and aesthetics (both free and premium).

When designing a background, whether it’s for a book cover, business card, or a website, using a creative pattern goes a long way to add a personal touch to the overall look of the design. Not to mention that patterns also help highlight certain types of content above the background as well.

Crafting such a pattern is not easy. So why not save the trouble by simply downloading some of the amazing premium and free Photoshop patterns that we’ve handpicked just for you.

24+ Slideshow Templates for Premiere Pro 2023

Premiere Pro Templates / 29 Nov 2022

24+ Slideshow Templates for Premiere Pro 2023

Designing a great slideshow in Premiere Pro is no easy task. You have to come up with a cool design, animations, transitions, and so much more to make each slide look professional.

That’s why we want to introduce you to some of the most amazing Premiere Pro slideshow templates we’ve ever seen. With these templates, you will never have to worry about making a Premiere Pro slideshow from scratch.

We handpicked many different styles of Premiere Pro slideshow templates for photo album videos, business promos, wedding videos, and more. Be sure to check them all out below. We also included a few free templates for your personal projects as well.

10+ New & Modern Color Trends 2023

Trends / 28 Nov 2022

10+ New & Modern Color Trends 2023

Color is the main component of every design. Even though it may seem like colors always remain the same, it’s actually something that is ever-changing. And as a result, it makes way for new color trends every year.

If you’re preparing to start a new design project, staying up-to-date on the latest trends is important. It’s the key to making your designs relevant and appealing to the current audiences.

Today we take a look at some breakout color trends that will keep your graphic elements looking fresh. Rather than just talking about different trends, we wanted to go deeper. So we found real-life examples to show how each trend is being used by different industries.

What kind of color trends will be popular this year? Will there be new trends in color schemes? Or would any old trends make a comeback? Here are our predictions.

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