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40+ Best Portrait Photoshop Actions & Effects

Photoshop Actions / 4 Mar 2021

40+ Best Portrait Photoshop Actions & Effects

Retouching and enhancing portrait photos is a time-consuming task, and starting from scratch with every photo can be frustrating. Using a portrait Photoshop Action can save time, and give you a beautiful result with a few clicks. Let’s dive into some of the best portrait Photoshop Actions available today.

These Photoshop Actions help you save time and improve your workflow when editing a portrait photo. You can use them to instantly retouch photos, add makeup, enhance colors, add effects, adjust toning, and much more with just a single click.

Say hello to a faster, simpler workflow (and some impressive end results!). And if you’re looking for more advice and guidance on using these, our Photoshop Actions feature is a great place to start.

We’re also sharing our tips for editing portrait photos to help give you a head start.

20+ Best Instagram Frame Templates (Custom Frame PNGs) 2021

Instagram Templates / 4 Mar 2021

20+ Best Instagram Frame Templates (Custom Frame PNGs) 2021

Frames are one of the creative elements that have the power to make any design look better. The way a frame brings more focus to your content is what makes them more effective.

We’re not just talking about the wooden frames you use for portrait photos, frames are effective for digital designs as well. You may have noticed this new trend on Instagram where users add a stylish frame to their posts to highlight the content.

Using Instagram frames is a very effective way to make your posts stand out from the crowd and to bring more attention to your products. Many brands and influencers have been using this design strategy to their advantage.

With the help of Instagram frame templates, you can also create such beautiful posts without an effort or design experience. Have a look at our handpicked collection below to find an Instagram frame for your channel.

60+ Stunning Food, Drink & Packaging Design Mockups

Mockup Templates / 3 Mar 2021

60+ Stunning Food, Drink & Packaging Design Mockups

Part of your job as a designer is to make sure you present your final design to your clients in a way that they expect (and that makes your hard work shine!). Clearly, they will want to see how your design looks and feels on their actual product — that’s where product mockups can be incredibly helpful.

This week we’re taking a look at food, drink, and packaging design mockups. We’ve tracked down some beautiful examples on Envato Elements so, if you’re currently designing a label or package design for a client, some of these might be the perfect way to present your design when it’s done. Enjoy!

30+ Modern Professional PowerPoint Templates 2021

PowerPoint Templates / 3 Mar 2021

30+ Modern Professional PowerPoint Templates 2021

In today’s collection, we’re bringing you a set of fresh new modern, professional PowerPoint templates for creating presentations that stand out from the crowd. Give your presentation a modern edge, and convey your message in a professional way.

We handpicked a collection of unique and modern PowerPoint templates that you can use for crafting slideshows for all kinds of presentations, including startup pitch decks to business projections, photography, marketing, design, and more.

We’re also sharing our tips for creating a modern presentation, to help you get started fast.

50+ Best Fonts for Logo Design

Font Collections / 2 Mar 2021

50+ Best Fonts for Logo Design

Crafting the perfect logo often takes a lot of hard work and time. You have to come up with a design outline, pick the right colors, and find the perfect logo font to match the branding. Don’t worry. We’re here to make that process a bit easier for you.

No need to spend hours surfing the web to find a great font for your logo design, we’ve already picked the best ones for you. Have a look at this handpicked collection of the best logo fonts and choose the one that works best for your project!

Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Don’t forget to check out our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!

25+ Best Marketing Plan & Marketing Strategy PowerPoint (PPT) Templates

PowerPoint Templates / 2 Mar 2021

25+ Best Marketing Plan & Marketing Strategy PowerPoint (PPT) Templates

Behind every successful marketing strategy, there’s a persuasive PowerPoint presentation. It’s the presentation that helps you to convince the team to go ahead with your marketing plan in the first place.

Every marketer needs to be skilled at creating slideshows and delivering engaging presentations. Of course, there’s no need to enroll in a class to learn PowerPoint slideshow design. Knowing the right tricks is more than enough.

For example, just knowing how to use marketing presentation templates will make your job much easier. With templates, you don’t have to spend days designing presentation slides. You can simply edit the template and copy-paste your own content.

30+ Best Watercolor Photoshop Actions & Effects

Photoshop Actions / 1 Mar 2021

30+ Best Watercolor Photoshop Actions & Effects

Whether you’re designing a unique website background, a poster, sketch, or creating an artistic photo composition, using a watercolor Photoshop action can make your design stand out from the crowd.

A watercolor effect it’s not an easy effect to master when created from scratch. It takes a lot of work, time, and skill to achieve a realistic watercolor effect in Photoshop. The good news is that using a watercolor Photoshop action can help you skip the learning curve and experiment with a watercolor effect in just a few clicks!

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best watercolor Photoshop actions you can use to turn your photos into watercolor art, craft amazing backgrounds, and do much more.

We’ve also collected a set of tips for choosing watercolor Photoshop actions to help you make a decision on what type of action you need.

40+ Best Vintage & Retro Photoshop Actions & Effects

Photoshop Actions / 1 Mar 2021

40+ Best Vintage & Retro Photoshop Actions & Effects

Design trends come and go, but there has always been a trend that stood the test of time—vintage and retro-themed designs. Today we’re diving into our favourite vintage Photoshop actions!

No matter how advanced design and technology becomes, there will always be people who appreciate the beauty in classic and retro design. This is why we still see vintage themed posters, greeting cards, banners, and even photographs everywhere.

Photoshop makes it easier than ever to create authentic vintage effects. In this post, we’re featuring a collection of the best retro and vintage Photoshop actions you can use to apply retro effects to your own designs with just a single mouse click.

We’re also featuring tips for vintage and retro designs, with advice on how to use and apply these Photoshop actions.

20 Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes

PowerPoint Templates / 1 Mar 2021

20 Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes

Color is an element that can make or break a design, and that rule holds true for presentation design as well. Choosing the right PowerPoint color scheme is super-important.

But there’s one extra thing to consider – where your presentation will be given. A PowerPoint presentation can look quite different on a computer or tablet versus on a projected screen.

When it comes to selecting a PowerPoint color scheme, this is an important consideration. Today we’ve rounded up more than 20 stylish PowerPoint color schemes as inspiration. While darker color schemes might look great close-up on screens, opt for lighter backgrounds (for enhanced readability) for projected presentations.

Note: The last color in each scheme is for the slide background.

30+ Best Figma Templates, UI Kits + Wireframe Kits

Figma Templates / 26 Feb 2021

30+ Best Figma Templates, UI Kits + Wireframe Kits

Figma is slowly becoming one of the most popular user interface design apps available today. With the ability to use the tool entirely online, it’s also an easily accessible tool for UI design collaboration and prototyping.

Whether you’ve been using Figma to design mobile and desktop user interfaces or if you’re new to the app, you’ll find our Figma templates collection quite useful.

In this post, we feature some of the best Figma templates for wireframing, mobile user interface designs, app designs, website designs, and much more. We’re also sharing our tips for getting started with Figma if you’re new to the app!

With these templates, you can easily create wireframes and UI designs without having to spend hours crafting the small components and layouts. You can customize the templates to change colors and rearrange sections to make them your own as well.

What Is Affinity Publisher? a 101 Intro (+ vs. InDesign Comparison)

Affinity Publisher Templates / 26 Feb 2021

What Is Affinity Publisher? a 101 Intro (+ vs. InDesign Comparison)

Designers working with desktop publishing may want to take a look at Affinity Publisher. The tool, which is now available for Mac and Windows platforms, is emerging as a powerful and flexible design option.

The tool is part of the Serif line of graphic design products, which also includes Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, both super-capable platforms in their own right.

Here’s a look at Affinity Publisher and how it compares to a tool you may already be familiar with – Adobe InDesign.

20+ Best Adobe XD Icons + Icon Sets (+ How to Add Them)

Adobe XD Templates / 25 Feb 2021

20+ Best Adobe XD Icons + Icon Sets (+ How to Add Them)

One of the most commonly used elements in UI design is icons. As a UX or UI designer, you can never have too many icon sets in your collection.

If you’re looking for a cool new custom icon set to make your designs stand out from the crowd, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we bring you a collection of unique Adobe XD icons sets you can download and use right away.

With the help of our handpicked Adobe XD icons selection, you’ll be able to expand your library with more amazing icon sets to use with your professional and creative designs.