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How to Design a Paywall That Visitors Will Pay to Pass Through

UX Design / 18 Oct 2021

How to Design a Paywall That Visitors Will Pay to Pass Through

Everything you create online has to have value for the user if you want them to engage with it. This is most important when you are asking visitors to give you something in exchange for content.

Whether your paywall asks for direct payment or just an exchange, such as pay with a tweet, the method you use in creating a paywall can be a factor in the success of subscribers or paid entries.

Here, we’ll look at different paywall options and value propositions you can use to help encourage visitors to pay to play on your website or mobile app.

25+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures 2022

Background Textures / 15 Oct 2021

25+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures 2022

When it comes to designing wedding invitations and greeting cards, a floral background is a must-have flourish that helps you bring out the beauty in your designs. In this collection, we bring you some of the best floral and flower backgrounds you can use with such special design projects.

A background surrounded with beautiful flowers is not just a great way to make your designs look prettier but it’s also an effective way to present your creative designs like fonts, logos, and even to use with PowerPoint presentations.

We handpicked these floral and flower backgrounds with various styles and designs so that you can use them with different types of wedding invitations, greeting cards, blog headers, presentations, and social media post designs. See if you can find a background for your next project.

40+ Best Science & Technology PowerPoint Templates

PowerPoint Templates / 15 Oct 2021

40+ Best Science & Technology PowerPoint Templates

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of science and technology PowerPoint templates for making more compelling arguments in your tech and science related presentations.

Every science presentation needs charts and graphs to engage and entertain the audience. Same goes for tech-related presentations. A presentation at a tech conference or startup meeting won’t be complete without infographics and attractive timelines.

Of course, we know that not everyone has the time to design unique charts, graphs, and infographics for each and every PowerPoint slideshow they create. That’s why we handpicked these PowerPoint templates, which include all the slide designs you’ll need to design a professional presentation slideshow.

Plus, be sure to check out our tips for making a science or technology presentation for some helpful presentation advice!

Halloween Graphic Design: 10 Spooky Tips & Ideas

Inspiration / 15 Oct 2021

Halloween Graphic Design: 10 Spooky Tips & Ideas

Witches, goblins, and ghouls can make for some pretty amazing design projects. While Halloween might not be top of mind when it comes to design, it’s an opportunity to do something a little different with projects.

Halloween graphic design centers around something that will be around for a short time. It might be different than the typical vibe of a brand or project and often has a theme that’s fun and friendly.

Adding a spooky element to a design can delight users and show that the design is new and timely. It gives users reasons to come back to your projects because they know that it will change again after the holiday. You can use holiday-themed graphic design as a trick to keep users coming back!

Are QR Codes Making a Comeback? (+ How to Use Them Well)

Business / 14 Oct 2021

Are QR Codes Making a Comeback? (+ How to Use Them Well)

QR codes – once dead by all practical standards – are back in a major way. The little block of squares that link your mobile device to a website has become the new norm in the (post) pandemic world of “contactless” everything. Scan and buy. Scan and sign up. Scan to pay now.

So, what do you need to know to use QR codes well now that users are more readily accepting this web technology?

Let’s dive back into QR codes.

20+ Best Adobe XD Website Templates (Free & Pro)

Adobe XD Templates / 14 Oct 2021

20+ Best Adobe XD Website Templates (Free & Pro)

Adobe created a masterpiece of a UX design tool with Adobe XD within just a couple of years after its launch in 2016. Today, Adobe XD is a platform used by even the biggest brands and professionals.

Adobe XD excels at many things and one of its best uses is designing websites. The software offers a set of amazing tools for crafting beautiful web user experiences. And makes the process even simpler with its support for templates.

In this post, we highlight the versatility of Adobe XD and how you can use it to create any type of website design you want. Explore the Adobe XD website templates collection below to find stunning website template kits to get a head start in your website design projects.

25+ Best Bold & Thick Fonts in 2022

Font Collections / 13 Oct 2021

25+ Best Bold & Thick Fonts in 2022

Big bold fonts help you craft titles and headings that grab attention from miles away. That’s why they are commonly used in poster, banner, and billboard designs.

If you’re searching for a similar thick font to use in your designs, you’re in luck. In this post, we present to your some of the best bold and thick fonts you can use to create more attractive titles.

Whether you want a bold serif font or a thick sans font, our collection includes all kinds of thick fonts with modern, vintage, retro, and handwritten designs. There are a few free bold fonts as well.

Check out the fonts collection below and be sure to download them all.

Indy: A Freelancing Platform With Everything in One Place

Reviews / 13 Oct 2021

Indy: A Freelancing Platform With Everything in One Place

Freelancers rely on tools to help make work-life easier. That’s especially true for tools that relate to running your business – the less creative part of the job.

Indy is an all-in-one freelancing platform packed with the tools you need to get work done. It helps you out with everything from contracts and invoices, to calendars, chats, and proposals. All with a slick interface, and a seamless way of working with clients.

Here’s a look at how it works.

100+ Beautiful Script, Brush & Calligraphy Fonts 2022

Font Collections / 13 Oct 2021

100+ Beautiful Script, Brush & Calligraphy Fonts 2022

Brush, script, and calligraphy fonts can add a touch of elegance to your design. They’re stylish, flowing, and full of character! We’ve picked some of the best examples of these typefaces to add to your collection.

Whether you’re looking for a precise and decorative script font or a bold brush typeface that needs to grab the reader’s attention, we’ll have something for you here.

Each of these fonts is beautifully crafted to add character to your next design project, perfect for logos, lettering, clothing design, posters, flyers, quotes, and so much more.

50+ Best Photoshop Actions & Effects of 2022

Photoshop Actions / 13 Oct 2021

50+ Best Photoshop Actions & Effects of 2022

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.

55+ Best Food & Drink Menu Templates 2022

Inspiration / 13 Oct 2021

55+ Best Food & Drink Menu Templates 2022

Using a pre-made menu template can be a great starting point for your restaurant or cafe. This is our collection of the best food and drink menu templates out there, to give you some delicious inspiration!

If you’re a restaurant owner or a designer working for the food industry, it can be helpful to start with a template (rather than beginning from scratch). These menu templates are easy to customize and can be a lifesaver in situations where you have to meet a tight deadline.

Most of these cover a full three-course menu, along with separate wine and coffee templates. All starting from just a couple of dollars!

We’ve also curated a list of menu design tips, to help you out with your menu project.

20+ Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Graphic Designers

Inspiration / 12 Oct 2021

20+ Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Graphic Designers

The spookiest day of the year is right around the corner. Take your Halloween pumpkin game up a notch by showing off your graphic design skills with a custom carving, and get inspired with these Halloween pumpkin ideas!

It’s not too late to find the perfect pumpkin at a local patch and spend some quality time (along or with your family) crafting a carving that no one else on your street will have. Not sure where to start? Here’s we’ve collected 20 creative Halloween pumpkin carving ideas, from simple scenes to iconic graphic design elements to a few customized spooks.

10+ Best Adobe XD Plugins 2022

Adobe XD Templates / 12 Oct 2021

10+ Best Adobe XD Plugins 2022

Are you looking for ways to supercharge your workflow and make the most of your Adobe XD experience? Then you must try these Adobe XD plugins.

In this post, we look at some of the best Adobe XD plugins you can use to add cool new features to the UI/UX design software to improve productivity and simply get work done better, faster.

Adobe XD in itself is a great app. It’s not only free to use but offers a smooth platform for user experience and interface design. Even though the app is not perfect, you can make it much more useful and effective with just a few third-party plugins.

Check out the Adobe XD plugins we’ve handpicked below and see if you could find a plugin you’d find useful for your projects. They are all free to use.

50+ Best Condensed & Narrow Fonts of 2022

Font Collections / 11 Oct 2021

50+ Best Condensed & Narrow Fonts of 2022

Contrary to popular belief, condensed and narrow fonts don’t make your text cramped or crowded. You just have to know the appropriate time and place to use the font. Condensed fonts are widely used these days for headlines and portraying bold messages, and when deployed in the right place, they can give stunning impact!

It takes a lot of testing and experimenting to find the perfect font for a design, but our tips for choosing and working with condensed and narrow fonts will help get you off to a great start!

7 Ways to Design for the Unexpected

Graphics / 11 Oct 2021

7 Ways to Design for the Unexpected

What just happened? Why doesn’t that work? Does this look funny to you?

These are all questions you don’t want users to ask when interacting with your website design. But inevitably, they will. The unexpected happens all the time online. From users changing settings on their devices to slow browsing speeds, your role is to expect these unexpected challenges and offer a design solution… before they happen!

From dark mode to people taking an unexpected path through your website or app, we’re exploring lots of unexpected scenarios so you can plan for them in advance!

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