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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.

20+ Best Microsoft Word Letterhead Templates (Free & Premium)

Microsoft Word Templates / 3 Mar 2020

20+ Best Microsoft Word Letterhead Templates (Free & Premium)

Creating a letterhead is more than just copy-and-pasting a logo into a blank document. It needs to represent your brand and match the brand identity. If you don’t have time or the money to design a professional letterhead, then use a letterhead template!

In this post, we feature a collection of the best letterhead templates for Microsoft Word. These templates feature designs made by professionals. They are fully customizable as well. All you have to do is open the template in MS Word and start editing.

We managed to find letterhead templates with various styles of designs. Whether you’re making a letterhead for a creative agency or a corporate brand, you’ll find a fitting design in this list.

10 Most Impressive Product Label Designs of All Time

Graphics / 28 Feb 2020

10 Most Impressive Product Label Designs of All Time

As the retail industry continues to grow, businesses need to find new ways to make their products stand out. There are countless products that come and go from the shelves. And any design could end up looking stale when everything else looks the same.

How do you earn a place in the consumer’s mind? It’s a combination of diligent market research, professional design, and a strong dose of inspiration. Or simply put, hire a label and sticker printing company to get the job done.

Are these designs the most impressive product labels of all time? It’s really a matter of opinion. But they all stand out in their own way, following many of the best practices in design. They’re all products available on the market today.

Delivering a clear message without writing much is an art. There’s a number of elements that successful stickers have in common to convey a strong message. Elements like bold typeface, simple images rather than complex ones, and novel ideas to trigger memories. The followings are only 10 of those amazing examples.

10 Trends in Tech Startup “Unicorn” Websites

Trends / 25 Feb 2020

10 Trends in Tech Startup “Unicorn” Websites

There’s so much you can learn from startup “unicorns”. The companies that generate billions in revenue. The one who revolutionized industries. And changed how you work and manage your day-to-day life.

The way they solve common problems. The strategies they use to stay relevant. The business models they use to generate billions in revenue are all fascinating. But we’re not going to talk about those business aspects.

Today, we take a look at the websites of some of the most popular startup unicorns in the tech industry. We noticed a few trends among these websites. Surely it must have something to do with the massive success behind these companies.

Let’s try and figure out how and why these top startup companies use specific web design trends.

30+ Best iPhone 11 Mockups (PSD, AI & Sketch)

iPhone Mockups / 24 Feb 2020

30+ Best iPhone 11 Mockups (PSD, AI & Sketch)

With the all-new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro out in the market, it’s that time again to update your website’s old iPhone mockups with brand new ones.

To help make the process easier for you, we rounded up a collection of both premium and free high-quality iPhone 11 mockups you can use to showcase your designs in a professional way.

This collection includes various styles of iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max mockups in different formats, including PSD, AI, and Sketch so you can edit the files using your favorite app. Have a look and start downloading.

40+ Web Tools & Services You Should Check Out for 2023

Software / 19 Feb 2020

40+ Web Tools & Services You Should Check Out for 2023

With so many new apps and tools releasing every year it’s hard to keep track of the best tools. But with this list, you can easily have all the greatest tools in one place.

For this article, we curated a list of over 40 different web tools and services. Including a remote collaboration tool, a complete service for WordPress that can do for you everything you need, as well as tools related to design, development, SEO, WordPress, and much more.

Have a look and see if you can find any tools useful for your work. And make sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

10 Presentation Design Mistakes to Avoid (With Examples)

PowerPoint Templates / 11 Feb 2020

10 Presentation Design Mistakes to Avoid (With Examples)

One of the most important aspects of a successful presentation is designing an effective slideshow. Unfortunately, it’s also a part most professionals often neglect or don’t pay attention to.

This is why most of the bad presentation designs share a pattern. They are usually made using the default PowerPoint templates. They use the same default fonts as every other presentation. They also include terrible stock photos. And try to stuff as much information as possible into a single slide.

We noticed all these mistakes and more while exploring some of the most popular presentations on SlideShare. They were slideshows with thousands and even millions of views. But, they were riddled with mistakes and flaws.

In this guide, we show you how these mistakes can be harmful as well as give you tips on how to avoid them. Of course, we made sure to include some examples as well.

Airline Logos: The 20 Best and Worst Examples

Inspiration / 4 Feb 2020

Airline Logos: The 20 Best and Worst Examples

The best way to learn logo design is to learn from the very best and the worst. In this case study, we explore some of the best airline logos as well as a few terrible logo designs, to help you learn the right way to design a logo and the mistakes to avoid.

Why airline logos? Well, it’s all about branding. Incorporating a brand identity into a logo design is the main part of logo design. It plays a key role in making the logo more appealing to its target audience.

Airlines usually target and serve various audiences. As a result, they are also challenged with designing a logo that appeals to all audiences around the world. This makes airline logos a great source for learning how to properly craft a logo that effectively promotes the brand.

Let’s start by checking out some of the best logos made by airlines.

20+ Best Free Business Card Templates (Fully Printable)

Business Card Templates / 4 Feb 2020

20+ Best Free Business Card Templates (Fully Printable)

In this collection, we bring you some of the best free business card templates for easily printing a few business cards by yourself to promote your services and business.

Whether you’re a freelancer attending a local event or promoting a small business, you’ll find plenty of great templates in this list.

If you want to look more professional, we recommend using a premium business card template with a unique design. However, if you’re low on budget or simply printing a few cards at home for a small event, a free template will also help get the job done.

You can find many free business card templates all over the Internet, but ones with professional designs are hard to come by. We did all the work of finding them for you. Have a look.

PhotoWorks: An Affordable Lightroom Alternative for Beginners

Reviews / 28 Jan 2020

PhotoWorks: An Affordable Lightroom Alternative for Beginners

Adobe has the industry leading suite of software for designing and photo editing. However, not many designers can afford its hefty monthly subscription.

Thankfully there are many affordable alternatives out there. PhotoWorks is one of them. It’s a simple and beginner-friendly photo editing app for PC that comes with a one-off price tag.

Whether you’re a photographer looking for an app to improve photos or someone looking to optimize their everyday photos without an expert level of photo editing skills, PhotoWorks can be a great option for you.

Lightroom vs Photoshop: Which Is Right for You?

Software / 21 Jan 2020

Lightroom vs Photoshop: Which Is Right for You?

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are both amazing apps that designers and photographers can’t live without. However, since both apps have similar qualities, it can be confusing to decide which app is best for your work. We’ll help you make that decision.

Adobe Creative Cloud offers a special “Photography” plan that gives you access to both Photoshop and Lightroom apps for a single price. But it only comes with 20GB of cloud storage.

These two apps have very different functionalities when it comes to editing and composing photos and graphics. It’s important that you choose the right app depending on the type of work you do to make the most of the software. Plus, if you choose to buy a single app, you get 1TB of cloud storage and more great features as well.

Needless to say, there are many benefits to finding the right tool for your work. In this guide, we look at some of the key features of both Photoshop and Lightroom. And find out which app is right for you.

20+ Wavy Backgrounds & Textures

Background Textures / 9 Jan 2020

20+ Wavy Backgrounds & Textures

A well-chosen background can help to highlight the key part of any design. It’s like the theatre on which your design performs. Whether you’re designing a website header, social media post, mobile app, or a greeting card, choosing the right background will go a long way towards making your design look more creative and unique.

Which is why, as designers, you should always be adding all kinds of different backgrounds to your collection of resources.

It will allow you to add variety to your designs and make each piece stand out from the rest.

30+ Best Fonts for Resume + Cover Letters

CV & Resume Templates / 7 Jan 2020

30+ Best Fonts for Resume + Cover Letters

Writing the perfect resume or cover letter takes careful creative thinking. And choosing one of the best fonts for a resume or cover letter can help your words have an impact, look professional, and stand out!

Of course, the contents of these documents are the key thing. But you do need to carefully consider the design of your resume or cover letter to make it appear professional.

In addition to finding the right resume template to represent yourself, choosing the best font for your resume and cover letter is one of the most important tasks that requires attention. It might determine whether you’ll come across as a true professional or an amateur (especially for any creative position).

There are many different styles of fonts you can choose to compliment a resume template. To help you get a headstart, we handpicked a collection of the best fonts for resume and cover letters to help you find the right font for your design.

Best of luck with your job application!