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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 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.

20+ Best Sketch Website Templates 2020

Inspiration / 25 Feb 2020

20+ Best Sketch Website Templates 2020

Today we bring you a collection of Sketch website templates for designing all kinds of websites and landing pages for various projects.

Designing a website takes a lot more work than one can imagine. Especially the process of crafting every component, every button, and every content block from scratch can take a lot of time and effort.

With the help of website templates, you can skip most of that heavy work and jump straight to designing your website. Website design templates come bundled with all the elements you’ll need to make a complete website, landing page, or a product page.

All you have to do is download the template, open it in Sketch, and start editing. We made sure to pick website templates from various categories. Have a look and see if you can find a template for your website project.

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

Inspiration / 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+ Best Instagram Filters for Photoshop 2020

Inspiration / 21 Feb 2020

40+ Best Instagram Filters for Photoshop 2020

Filters are one of the best features of Instagram. Everyone loves the idea of prettifying their photos in an instant and sharing them with their friends and family. But have you ever wanted a set of Instagram filters for Photoshop? I know I have.

The good news is, you don’t just need the Instagram app to apply filters to your photos. You can actually create even more beautiful photos with customizable filters using Photoshop actions and upload them to not just Instagram, but any other social network you want.

We handpicked a collection of free and premium Instagram Photoshop actions for creating creative and stylish Instagram filter effects in Photoshop. With a single click, you can apply these effects to your photos and customize them to your preference.

We’re also sharing our tips and advice on how to use Instagram filters in Photoshop.

20+ Best Outline Fonts

Inspiration / 20 Feb 2020

20+ Best Outline Fonts

If you’re working on a poster, flyer, or greeting card design, an outline font is a great choice for adding titles and headlines that attract attention. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best outline fonts you can use in not only print designs but in digital graphic designs as well.

Unlike most other types of fonts, an outline font is easily recognizable. Just as the name suggests, an outline font features a character design that only consists of outlines without a fill. These fonts are widely used to create attractive titles and headlines. They are also used in logo and stationery designs as well.

This collection includes a mixed collection of outline fonts you can use in various types of professional, decorative, and business graphic designs. Take a look and see if you can find an outline font that suits your project (and be sure to read through our tips for using outline fonts for some more helpful pointers!)

40+ Web Tools & Services You Should Check Out for 2020

Software / 19 Feb 2020

40+ Web Tools & Services You Should Check Out for 2020

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 Websites We’d Love to See Redesigned in 2020 (And Why)

Graphics / 18 Feb 2020

10 Websites We’d Love to See Redesigned in 2020 (And Why)

Different designers have different takes on what makes a great website. But, one thing we can all agree on is popularity never makes a website design great. We have proof.

Today we take a look at a few popular websites owned by well-known companies and brands. These websites receive millions of visitors every month. And they are well-known around the world. All these websites have one thing in common—they could all use a bit of a visual refresh!

Even though web design has come so far as an industry and has evolved with amazing new technologies, there are companies that still use outdated website designs.

We’re unsure whether these brands are afraid of change or simply don’t prioritise design as highly. Either way, we believe these websites need to be revamped for the better of their users. Keep reading to find out why.

20+ Best Video Transition Effects (For After Effects + Premiere Pro)

Inspiration / 18 Feb 2020

20+ Best Video Transition Effects (For After Effects + Premiere Pro)

Video editing is an art form of its own. It takes careful and creative thinking to create a video that captivates an audience. Not just in filmmaking but it applies to YouTube, Instagram, and many other types of video content as well.

The art of transitioning from one scene to the next is one of the most challenging tasks video editors have to deal with. Especially when it comes to creating content for online audiences, people expect to see attractive effects in transitions.

Let’s face it, the default transition effects included with video editors have already been used way too much. It’s time to think differently and add some unique transition effects to your own videos.

It takes a lot of work to create transition effects. But, with the help of these transition effect templates, you won’t have to spend hours designing and creating effects. Just download the After Effects or Premiere Pro templates and start editing.

40+ Best Premiere Pro Animated Title Templates 2020

Inspiration / 17 Feb 2020

40+ Best Premiere Pro Animated Title Templates 2020

Making a professional-looking title scene for your video often takes a lot of work. When it comes to creating animated titles in Premiere Pro, it could take hours to figure out the right settings and design. These Premiere Pro animated title templates are a life-saver!

The opening title scene is arguably the most important part of any video. But this fact puts more responsibility on you to craft the perfect title scene that fits the video, and grabs your viewer’s attention. Thankfully, you don’t have to waste your time worrying about the design or animation of your video title anymore.

Using these easy to use Premiere Pro animated title templates, you’ll be able to create unique and professional title scenes for all kinds of videos without any effort. Have a look.

70+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates

Inspiration / 14 Feb 2020

70+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates

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, and a guide on how to choose your brochure design software to help get you started.

50+ iPad Mockup PSD & PNG Templates

Inspiration / 13 Feb 2020

50+ iPad Mockup PSD & PNG Templates

Using an iPad mockup template is a great way to display your latest and greatest responsive website design or app interface. We’ve collected our favorite free iPad mockups, and a few premium options, to get you started.

We’ve scoured the web to find over a hundred different tablet and iPad mockups, in all shapes and sizes, that can make your app or website interface stand out.

They vary between photograph-based PSD iPad mockups, PNG templates, or vectors that can scale to any size.

Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but all of them are rather lovely!

10 Presentation Design Mistakes to Avoid (With Examples)

Software / 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.