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

15+ Christmas Photoshop Brushes, Actions & Text Effects

Christmas Templates / 27 Nov 2018

15+ Christmas Photoshop Brushes, Actions & Text Effects

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone, not least designers! To help ease your workload, we’ve handpicked a collection of Christmas-themed Photoshop brushes, actions, and text effects for creating all kinds of seasonal designs.

With these add-ons, you’ll be able to make your own unique Christmas cards, social media posts, website banners, posters, and other promotional materials without having to waste hours searching and browsing the web. Have a look and see if you can find a useful Photoshop brush, action, or text effect to use with your Christmas design projects.

Minimalist Graphic Design: 10 Examples & Tips

Minimalist Graphic Design / 24 Oct 2018

Minimalist Graphic Design: 10 Examples & Tips

Minimalist design is simple. But it is not boring. Just because a minimal style design often lacks some of the embellishments or color palettes or crazy typefaces in other projects, doesn’t mean it isn’t great to look at. In fact, designs featuring minimalism can be some of the most beautiful and usable websites around.

And even though minimalism is a design style of itself, what types of elements show up in these projects and how they are used tend to change over time. You might call them minimalism trends. Here’s a look at 10 tips for creating a modern minimalist graphic design with examples.

20+ Best Rainbow Background Textures

Background Textures / 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!

20+ Best iPhone 6 + 7 Mockup PSD Templates

iPhone Mockups / 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.

10+ Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards

Business Card Templates / 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!

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.

25+ Real-Life Tools for Web Designers and Developers

Inspiration / 9 Jul 2018

25+ Real-Life Tools for Web Designers and Developers

There are countless resources for web designers and developers on the market, but which stand out? We’ve tried to pick some that are new and interesting, based on our experience with web designers and developers.

Below you’ll find short reviews and recommendations of real-life tools for web designers and developers. There are WordPress themes, website builders, design bundles and many more links that we hope you’ll find useful for your next project!

15+ Google Slides Templates for Teachers

Google Slides Themes / 3 Jul 2018

15+ Google Slides Templates for Teachers

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best Google Slides templates for teachers and educators. You can use these templates to quickly create a great-looking educational presentation with Google Slides.

Since Google Slides is a web-based app, slideshows are much easier to share with students. As a result, many teachers use the app to create slideshow presentations for various teaching needs. Unfortunately, Google Slides only offers a limited number of pre-designed templates and most of them are designed for businesses.

We’ve scoured the web for some of the best Google Slides templates with elements for creating slideshows for the classroom. These templates are from Envato Elements, which allows you to download all these templates and more for a single price — a great deal for teachers and educators!

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

iPhone Mockups / 27 Jun 2018

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

The iPhone X is Apple’s most radical phone to date. Which makes an iPhone X mockup the perfect way to showcase your design in an original way, especially if you’re working on an app, video game, or website design.

iPhone X has a unique bezel-less design which makes it stand out. This also makes things a bit harder for designers to find mockups for the device.

So, to save you the trouble, we found a collection of stunning new iPhone X mockups you can use to promote your work and showcase products.

Whatever format you’re looking for (Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and more), we’ll have something that works perfectly. Enjoy!

Top 10 Podcasts for Designers and Creatives

Inspiration / 9 May 2018

Top 10 Podcasts for Designers and Creatives

Ready for a good listen? A great podcast can provide inspiration as well as a mental break while you work or relax. There’s no shortage of outstanding podcasts for designers and creatives, covering web design, creative life, and much more!

Today we’ve gathered a collection of great podcasts for designers and creatives, to give you a quick start with filling up your podcast player for the next commute!

10 Examples of Timeless Apple Design

Inspiration / 25 Apr 2018

10 Examples of Timeless Apple Design

When we set out to create a list of ten historic Apple products that feature timeless design, it seemed a little daunting. The reality is that it was anything but.

Apple has been at the forefront of design and product design innovation since the Apple I in 1976. (Yes, Apple really has been making computers for 40-plus years.) There are so many products and designs that continue to shape the way we think about creating things today. Wikipedia has a pretty impressive timeline that shows every release – good and bad.

Let’s take a look at ten of our favorite examples that stand the test of time!