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20+ Best Wedding Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions / 12 Mar 2020

20+ Best Wedding Photoshop Actions

Adding stylish effects to wedding photos (such as retro, rustic, and moody filters) is a popular trend these days. One of the easiest ways to add this type of effect to your photos is with these—our picks of the best wedding Photoshop actions!

Whether you’re trying to improve your own wedding photos before uploading them to social media and your wedding website or you’re a freelance designer/photographer working on a whole bunch of wedding photo albums, these Photoshop actions will definitely come in handy.

In this post, we’re featuring a collection of the best wedding Photoshop actions you can use to instantly optimize your photos to make them look extra special (and a summary of the most popular wedding photo effect styles).

Design Trend: Neumorphism

Trends / 11 Mar 2020

Design Trend: Neumorphism

Is the next big thing in website and app design neumorphism? It’s a design trend (named as a mashup of the words new and skeuomorphism) that’s growing in popularity. People seem to either love it or hate it, but it’s interesting enough that Cult of Mac recently pushed an article posing the question: “Is neumorphism the big new look for iOS 14?”

We won’t know the answer for a little while yet, but the trend is gaining traction, particularly on Dribbble, where we see many design trends launch.

Here’s a look a neumorphism to help you get an idea of what it is (and isn’t) so the trend doesn’t pass you by.

7 New & Modern Color Trends 2020

Trends / 10 Mar 2020

7 New & Modern Color Trends 2020

Color is the main component of every design. Even though it may seem like colors always remain the same, it’s actually something that is everchanging. And as a result, it makes way for new color trends every year.

In fact, Pantone recently introduced a whopping 294 new colors. According to the company, these colors were invented to fit in with modern trends and to appeal to the new generations.

If you’re preparing to start a new design project, staying up-to-date on the latest trends is important. It’s the key to making your designs relevant and appealing to the current audiences.

Today we take a look at the breakout color trends of 2020. Rather than just talking about different trends, we wanted to go deeper. So we found real-life examples to show how each trend is being used by different industries today. As an added bonus, we also feature a design template that uses each color trend. So that you can get a headstart on your project.

What kind of color trends will be popular this year? Will there be new trends in color schemes? Or would any old trends make a come-back? Here are our predictions.

20+ Best InDesign Newsletter Templates (Free & Premium)

Inspiration / 10 Mar 2020

20+ Best InDesign Newsletter Templates (Free & Premium)

Newsletters are an important part of every company. It’s an effective way of staying in touch with customers, clients, and even investors. However, designing the perfect newsletter can be a challenging task.

But now, thanks to pre-made newsletter templates, the process is much easier. There’s no need to hire design agencies or spend weeks crafting designs. Newsletter templates come with complete designs made by professionals. We’ve found a few of those amazing newsletter templates for you.

In this collection, we feature some of the best InDesign newsletter templates for making all kinds of business, corporate, and agency newsletters for communicating with customers. These templates are fully customizable. All you have to do is open the template in InDesign, change colors, copy-paste your text, and it’s ready to print.

Have a look and see if you can find a newsletter design for your company.

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2020

CV & Resume Templates / 9 Mar 2020

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2020

A first impression can either make or break your chance of landing a dream job. So choosing one of the best resume templates can give you a fantastic head start. These modern CV templates for Word, Pages, and InDesign are the perfect starting point for creating your new and improved resume!

These beautifully designed resume templates will help you stand out from the crowd, help you showcase the right skills, and improve your chances of landing the job. Some of the templates are free, and others cost a few dollars. All of them are absolutely beautiful!

Having a modern, professional resume doesn’t necessarily mean you will land the job, but it’s a great way to make sure you get the interview! And once you’ve chosen one, remember to read through our guide on how to customize a CV or resume template to make your own mark.

20 Stylish Poster Color Schemes

Poster Design / 9 Mar 2020

20 Stylish Poster Color Schemes

When it comes to designing a poster, a stylish color scheme can go a long way to bringing attention to the design. From bright colors and unusual combinations, to subtle and understated, this is a space where almost anything goes.

Here, we’re diving into some super cool color schemes that you can use in poster design, sharing the hex codes for each poster color scheme to get you started.

Plus, each example is actually available as a template as well, if you want to jump start your design and use any of these specific examples!

50+ Best Photoshop Actions of 2020

Photoshop Actions / 6 Mar 2020

50+ Best Photoshop Actions of 2020

Adobe Photoshop Actions are a great feature of the app, allowing you to create a process or workflow, record how it worked, and then easily repeat the process again for other photographs or design elements.

Today we’ve collected some of the best Photoshop actions out there, for photographers and graphic designers alike.

They cost just a few dollars but give you an incredibly powerful toolkit to easily repeat complex and intricate processes.

UXPin: A Complete Design & Prototyping Solution

Reviews / 6 Mar 2020

UXPin: A Complete Design & Prototyping Solution

Every web and user experience designer has their own favorite prototyping tool. One that helps give life to their ideas as easily as possible. Today we introduce you to a new prototyping tool that unites all types of designers as one.

Unlike most other apps and software that are limited to one platform or one license, this prototyping tool lets you use it on any computer and access your projects anywhere you want. And it’s called UXPin.

In this review, we take a closer look at UXPin to see how it can be beneficial to web designers, user experience designers, user interaction designers, and many others.

30+ Bold & Free Script Fonts

Font Collections / 5 Mar 2020

30+ Bold & Free Script Fonts

Today we’re featuring some of the best free script fonts from across the web. We’ve hand-picked bold script fonts with impact, that can be a stand-out choice for your next project.

Fonts don’t always need to be expensive. In fact, it’s hard to believe that the fonts in this collection are actually free to use.

We handpicked these bold script fonts from all around the web, so be sure to check the license and attribution details before using them with your client and commercial projects.

Design Trend: Liquid Animation in Web Design

Trends / 4 Mar 2020

Design Trend: Liquid Animation in Web Design

Delightful design accents can be one of those things that creates an unexpected user experience that keeps visitors on your website.

A trending technique that does exactly this is the use of liquid animation in web design. What’s great about his trend is that you can use it in so many different ways to create an interface that works with your content.

Here, we’re going to look at various examples of this trend and how you can make it work for you. (Make sure to click through the examples to get a good feel for how each of these animations works.)

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

Inspiration / 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.

60+ Beautiful, Premium PowerPoint Presentation Templates

PowerPoint Templates / 2 Mar 2020

60+ Beautiful, Premium PowerPoint Presentation Templates

PowerPoint presentations, love them or hate them, are an essential part of today’s corporate world. Whether for business use or design purposes, the look-and-feel of your PowerPoint presentation can make a tremendous difference in how impressively your pitch comes across.

To help out with making your next PowerPoint presentation particularly impressive, we have searched the internet for professional and elegant PowerPoint templates that you can easily apply to your work.

We’ve also collected a series of tips for finding a beautiful PowerPoint template if you need some extra help.