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Roshan Perera

Roshan Perera

Roshan is a blogger and a freelance writer with years of experience in digital marketing, web design, and UXD. He also loves to code websites in his free time.

10+ Best Web & Graphic Design Books for Beginners

Inspiration / 29 Jul 2021

10+ Best Web & Graphic Design Books for Beginners

Most designers are visual learners. You learn more from looking at another design than reading about it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn design from books.

In fact, books are the best source for learning techniques and gaining knowledge from experts. According to a report, reading physical books helps you to think outside the box, develop problem-solving skills, and enhance creativity, among many other benefits.

The knowledge you can gather from a great design book can’t be matched with a YouTube tutorial or even an online course. To show you how great books can be, we handpicked the best web design and graphic design books you can read to level up your skills.

Read them all if you can but even reading just one book from this list is enough to add more to your design knowledge. Have a look.

40+ Best Subtle Black & White Background Textures

Background Textures / 28 Jul 2021

40+ Best Subtle Black & White Background Textures

Are you looking for a subtle black and white background texture to make your designs stand out from the crowd? In this collection, we’re featuring some of the most beautiful, simple, and modern black and white background textures you can use for your design projects.

A black and white texture is the ideal choice for crafting a background to better highlight the content of your design.

Whether it’s a website, a presentation slideshow, a poster, a book cover or a social media post, a B&W background will help emphasize the text and the content of your design above all else.

12+ Best Baby & Bridal Shower Invitation Templates

Wedding Design / 23 Jul 2021

12+ Best Baby & Bridal Shower Invitation Templates

Throwing a bridal shower or a baby shower can be as stressful as planning the wedding itself. It can be even more frustrating when you have to design an invitation to invite everyone to the party as well.

To help take some weight off your shoulder, we handpicked a collection of beautiful baby shower and bridal shower invitation templates you can use to quickly create a stylish and creative flyer to invite everyone to the event in a fashionable way.

These templates are easily customizable. If you have Photoshop or Illustrator on your computer, you can simply download the template and open it in your favorite app to edit the text, change colors, and add images as you like. Then you can print it out all by yourself. Check out the invitation templates below and start downloading.

25+ Best Fonts for Books (Cover, Titles, and Body Text)

Font Collections / 23 Jul 2021

25+ Best Fonts for Books (Cover, Titles, and Body Text)

Finding the right font is the most important part of book design. It not only plays a key role in improving readability but also helps make your book look more professional.

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best fonts you can use to design books. It’s always good practice to use at least two different fonts for your titles and body text. Of course, the cover design requires an entirely different font as well.

We made sure to cover all these aspects in this collection by listing fonts for covers, titles, and body text.

Sans-serif fonts are proven to improve readability. It’s ideal to use a sans font for body text. For titles, you can use both serif and sans fonts. However, there are times you may want to mix and match. We’ll leave it up to you to decide.

25+ Best Cursive Fonts (With Fancy, Pretty Styling)

Font Collections / 23 Jul 2021

25+ Best Cursive Fonts (With Fancy, Pretty Styling)

If you’re working on a greeting card or a wedding invitation design, chances are you’re still looking for that perfect cursive font for your project. No need to look any further because we’ve rounded up a collection of the best cursive fonts just for you.

In this post, we’re featuring some of the best free and premium cursive fonts with elegant and fancy styles you can use with your various print and digital design projects. We guarantee you’ll find a font for every creative project on this list!

We’re also sharing a few tips for designing with cursive fonts to help you with your project.

Full-Screen Video Backgrounds in Web Design: Pros, Cons & Tips

Trends / 22 Jul 2021

Full-Screen Video Backgrounds in Web Design: Pros, Cons & Tips

There’s still a debate going on in the web design community on whether video backgrounds in websites are good or bad.

However, we’ve seen a rise in websites utilizing fullscreen video backgrounds in the past few months than ever before. But is it really an effective strategy? Does it help engage with an audience? Does it affect SEO? Let’s find out.

In this guide, we aim to find answers to these questions by comparing the pros and cons of using fullscreen video backgrounds in web design. We’ll also give you a few tips on properly implementing a great video background with examples. Let’s dive in.

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop (Quick Step by Step Guide)

Photoshop Actions / 21 Jul 2021

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop (Quick Step by Step Guide)

One of the things that always ruins a great portrait photo is yellow teeth. With Photoshop, you can get rid of it easily. We’ll show you how it’s done.

Most of the time, yellow teeth in portrait occurs without any fault by the person in the photo. Usually, it happens during bad lighting conditions and even the adjustments you make in the camera as well. Thankfully, Photoshop has a fix for this issue.

In this short guide, you’ll learn how to whiten teeth in Photoshop. This is a very simple 3-step method that you can do without any prior graphic design knowledge.

Let’s dive in.

25+ Best Educational PPT (PowerPoint) Templates for Teachers

PowerPoint Templates / 20 Jul 2021

25+ Best Educational PPT (PowerPoint) Templates for Teachers

PowerPoint presentations are an important part of education. Any lecture can be made more entertaining and easily understandable by using an effective educational PowerPoint slideshow.

Having a set of brilliantly designed slides also helps deliver your key points more effectively. This is where we want to help. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of the best educational PowerPoint templates teachers can use to create attractive presentations for educational purposes.

Whether you’re making a slideshow for a group of children or preparing a lecture for a college course, you’ll find many different templates to choose from on our list. Let’s have a look.

How to Remove an Object in Photoshop (Step by Step Guide)

Photoshop Actions / 20 Jul 2021

How to Remove an Object in Photoshop (Step by Step Guide)

One of the most common uses of Photoshop is removing objects from photos. In fact, it’s one of the reasons the software was so popular back in the day.

If you’ve just bought a subscription to Photoshop, removing objects is a trick you must learn right away. In this quick guide, we’ll show you how.

Photoshop has come a long way over the years and removing objects in photos is now much easier thanks to advanced AI-powered technologies. You can easily remove most objects without any effort.

Let’s dive in and see how.

25+ Best InDesign Newsletter Templates (Free & Premium)

InDesign Templates / 19 Jul 2021

25+ Best InDesign Newsletter Templates (Free & Premium)

Newsletters are an important part of every company. It’s an effective way of staying in touch with customers, clients, and even investors. However, designing the perfect newsletter can be a challenging task.

But now, thanks to pre-made newsletter templates, the process is much easier. There’s no need to hire design agencies or spend weeks crafting designs. Newsletter templates come with complete designs made by professionals. We’ve found a few of those amazing newsletter templates for you.

In this collection, we feature some of the best InDesign newsletter templates for making all kinds of business, corporate, and agency newsletters for communicating with customers. These templates are fully customizable. All you have to do is open the template in InDesign, change colors, copy-paste your text, and it’s ready to print.

Have a look and see if you can find a newsletter design for your company.

30+ Best Block Fonts (Free + Pro Block Letter Fonts)

Font Collections / 15 Jul 2021

30+ Best Block Fonts (Free + Pro Block Letter Fonts)

Nothing beats a block letter font when it comes to designing titles and headings. They are the perfect font for attracting attention as well as making text readable from a distance.

Which is why block fonts are mostly used for everything from poster designs to flyer designs and even logo designs. Contrary to popular belief, block fonts come in all sorts of shapes and designs, and not just squared blocky designs.

You’ll find many styles and forms of block fonts in this post. We handpicked some of the best block letter fonts with modern and classic designs. There’s a font for everyone in this collection. Go have a look.

25+ Best Logo Animations for After Effects

After Effects Templates / 14 Jul 2021

25+ Best Logo Animations for After Effects

In this collection, we share some of the best logo animation templates you can use to create an attractive logo reveal with just a few clicks using Adobe After Effects.

Almost every branded video on YouTube starts with a logo reveal. It’s a great way to establish authority and promote your brand to the audience. There are a few different ways you can also add a logo reveal animation in your own videos.

The easy route is to use a default animation in After Effects and create a basic logo animation. Or, you can use a template and create a logo reveal animation that stands out from the crowd. One that makes your videos instantly recognizable.

Even if you’re not an expert video editor, you can use templates to create professional logo animations using After Effects without an effort. For starters, have a look at the animation templates below.