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Beautiful, inspiring examples of graphic design, mockups, presentation templates, websites, fonts, icons, and more.

20+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures

Inspiration / 20 Sep 2018

20+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures

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.

20+ Best Rainbow Background Textures

Inspiration / 11 Sep 2018

20+ Best Rainbow Background Textures

Using multi-colored backgrounds in a website or graphic design is a popular trend these days. And, with the help of the rainbow backgrounds in this collection, you’ll be able to give a beautiful and attractive multicolor look to your designs while also keeping a professional edge.

We handpicked these rainbow background textures to fit all kinds of design work. Whether you’re working on website design, a social media graphic, a poster, or even a business card design, you’ll find plenty of colorful backgrounds to match all types of design styles in this collection.

Have a look and start downloading!

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Inspiration / 6 Sep 2018

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Almost everyone has designed a poster or flier at some point. Whether it was for self-promotion or a client, posters can be a fun way to present a message and do some interesting things with design.

Poster design starts with a common canvas. Common poster sizes are 8.5 by 11-inch letter (or A4), 11 by 17 inches and 22 by 34 inches. Large format poster sizes are commonly 24 inches by 36 inches. Posters can be designed vertically or horizontally, but are most commonly designed with a vertical orientation. Today we’re taking a look at ten useful tips for improving your next poster design!

30+ Best Number Fonts for Displaying Numbers

Inspiration / 28 Aug 2018

30+ Best Number Fonts for Displaying Numbers

The style of numbers and digits is particularly important in graphic design, and no less so when designing a typeface. Although every font has a unique look-and-feel, very few stand out specifically when it comes to the design of their numbers and digits.

After scouring the web, we’ve tracked down a few great examples of number fonts, and typefaces that do something particularly unique with their numbers. Some of these fonts are directed only towards digits, while others are complete packs of alphabets and numbers. Hopefully, they’ll help you in your search for a great number font for your next project!

20+ Best iPhone 6 + 7 Mockup PSD Templates

Inspiration / 9 Aug 2018

20+ Best iPhone 6 + 7 Mockup PSD Templates

A great thing about the iPhone is that it has evolved steadily over the years. All of the handsets released by Apple have similarities, with a gradual design evolution. Today we’re featuring a selection of iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 mockup templates to help show your design on these popular handsets.

These steady, subtle hardware changes are especially useful for designers because you don’t always need a mockup of the latest iPhone to showcase your designs. You can find realistic mockups of older handsets and use them to present your designs like a pro. Not everyone uses the latest Apple handset, and it might not be a realistic fit for your design.

In this post, we’re featuring some of the best iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 mockups you can still use today to win over your clients and audience. Have a look.

20+ Best Club Flyer Templates

Inspiration / 7 Aug 2018

20+ Best Club Flyer Templates

Designing an amazing flyer is an effective way to get everyone excited about a party or an event. You can find a great flyer design to promote your next event from this collection of party and club flyer templates.

You don’t have to be a designer to make a professional looking party flyer (we’ve written about how to design your own flyer before). But for an even quicker solution, these pre-made templates come with attractive designs made by professionals. All you have to do is open the template with Photoshop or Illustrator and edit them.

Whether you’re planning a summer beach party, a birthday party, or a club night, this collection has a template for every fun occasion. Plus, our tips for club flyer design and our club flyer background graphics will help get your project off to a great start.

10+ Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards

Articles / 3 Aug 2018

10+ Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards

Designing business cards can be tricky because it’s always difficult to make one which stands out from the hundreds of others in circulation! Letterpress definitely brings a new dimension to business cards.

If you are looking to have a few printed, here’s a range of catchy letterpress designs for inspiration.

The idea of adding depth and an embossed logo adds a completely new element, and could well be the best way to really make an impression.

Design a card that looks unique, feels high quality, and reflects well on your brand.

7 Design Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Content

Inspiration / 1 Aug 2018

7 Design Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Content

Design mistakes can happen to anyone. Maybe you’re trying to finish a project too quickly, or you’re working on a complex site design where something gets merely overlooked. But, when they happen, you have to fix them… immediately!

Some design mistakes can ruin your content, cause users to abandon your site, or lose trust in the information you provide. It can be tough to recover from if you don’t make corrections. And so you aren’t confused, each of today’s tips comes with an example of a design that does it right from the Design Shack Gallery!

25+ Modern Responsive Email Templates

Inspiration / 24 Jul 2018

25+ Modern Responsive Email Templates

If you want your next email campaign to stand the best chance of success, using a responsive design that looks good on any screen or device is really important. Responsive email design is notoriously difficult, so starting with a template can be a good bet.

It’s worth taking advantage of pre-made responsive templates that have already been tested on a variety of screen sizes and email clients, then customizing them to your own requirements. These templates are crafted by highly skilled designers, and many of them include template builders with unique customization options to make tweaking them super-simple!

30+ Feature-Packed Mockup and Scene Generators

Inspiration / 20 Jul 2018

30+ Feature-Packed Mockup and Scene Generators

How to effectively showcase your work can always pose something of a dilemma. There are plenty of one-off mockups available for different purposes, but we’re starting to see the release of more and more incredible “scene creators” that let you create your own mockup scene.

These provide unique sets of multiple items that let you combine your design work with multiple items and products, achieve all manner of different presentations — something really unique! Today, we’ve gathered over 15 scene creator packs that provide an awesome starting point — for office, corporate, kitchen, Christmas, or fashion mockups!

Graphic Design Is My Passion: 20 Meme Picks

Inspiration / 18 Jul 2018

Graphic Design Is My Passion: 20 Meme Picks

Graphic design is my passion. Seriously. Isn’t it yours too, if you are taking the time to read Design Shack? Whether you use the phrase seriously or in jest, there’s a pretty fun movement on the web of memes that depict this statement. And they probably don’t look like what you’d expect.

The lesson in this ironic meme is that you need to maybe take it down a notch. Graphic design should be fun.

Photography Business Cards: 20 Templates & Ideas

Inspiration / 10 Jul 2018

Photography Business Cards: 20 Templates & Ideas

Business cards play a key role in a photographer’s career. They are an important element, helping you represent yourself and your work to potential clients. When you’re covering an event or a photoshoot, you can hand out your photography business card to others—and ask them to keep you in mind for their own special occasion.

Of course, boring black and white business cards won’t cut it for photographers. You need a business card with an attractive, vibrant design to impress people with your creative abilities. And to showcase your photography!

This collection includes some of the best business card templates for photographers that are easy to edit and customize. Best of luck on your journey as a photographer, and we hope one of these business card designs helps you land your next gig.