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30+ Best Affinity Publisher Templates & Assets 2021 (Free & Premium)

Affinity Publisher Templates / 28 Dec 2020

30+ Best Affinity Publisher Templates & Assets 2021 (Free & Premium)

Affinity Publisher is a great, affordable alternative to Adobe InDesign. And much like InDesign, Affinity Publisher also supports pre-made templates. With Affinity Publisher templates, you can easily create professional-looking documents, brochures, flyers, and more with just a few clicks.

We handpicked some of the best Affinity Publisher templates to show you what kind of designs you can make with the software. You can download and use them for your own projects as well.

Adobe InDesign (IDML) templates are also fully compatible with Affinity Publisher. However, Affinity Publisher (AFPUB) templates offer more flexibility for customizing the design using the Serif software.

Still unsure whether Affinity Publisher is a good fit for you? Our Affinity Publisher FAQs might help!

35+ Best Adobe XD UI Kits + Templates 2021

Adobe XD Templates / 28 Dec 2020

35+ Best Adobe XD UI Kits + Templates 2021

Today we’re bringing you a collection of some of the best Adobe XD UI kits and templates. With these templates, you can create more professional-looking designs using Adobe’s stellar UX design tool.

Adobe XD took everyone by surprise when it was released with a free plan. It wowed many user experience and user interface designers as it served as a great Sketch app alternative. Something that was much needed by the Windows users.

Adobe XD app itself has many features that make it a great tool for UX designers. However, with third-party templates, you can create so much more amazing designs. All the Adobe XD UI kits and templates in our list are proof of that.

We’re also sharing a few tips for using a UI kit in Adobe XD to get you off to a quick start.

60+ Best Free Fonts for Designers 2021 (Serif, Script & Sans Serif)

Font Collections / 25 Dec 2020

60+ Best Free Fonts for Designers 2021 (Serif, Script & Sans Serif)

We’re amazed at the number, and quality, of free fonts available today. Designers have an incredible choice of free fonts to choose from. So whether you’re looking for a serif, script, or sans-serif font, today’s collection of the best free fonts for designers has you covered!

Utilizing a great-looking font is a key part of making any type of design look more professional. Of course, you don’t always have to use premium fonts to achieve that same level of professionalism. If you can’t afford to spend money on premium fonts to make your designs look great, you can always turn to one of the thousands of free fonts.

This collection includes the best free script fonts, serif fonts, sans-serif fonts, decorative fonts, and much more to match any kind of design project you’re working on. Go ahead, scroll down and start downloading. Most font are free, with a few premium options mixed in if you’re looking for something that really stands out.

You can scroll to the bottom for our top font picks for each different font style!

20+ Portfolio Design Trends in 2021

Trends / 24 Dec 2020

20+ Portfolio Design Trends in 2021

When was the last time you updated your design portfolio? (If you’re like me, it’s probably been a while.) Maintaining a fresh portfolio is a good way to show off your skills to potential clients and can be helpful when looking back on work for annual contest entries.

If you’ve fallen behind with your portfolio design, or just need a new portfolio in general, this is a great opportunity to create something using trendy techniques and visuals.

A modern portfolio using design trends can make a great impression. A portfolio is also a representation of your skills — so design wisely! Here’s a look at some of our favorite portfolio design trends for 2021.

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Intro Templates 2021

Final Cut Pro Templates / 24 Dec 2020

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Intro Templates 2021

Crafting an attractive intro is the toughest part of making a video. However, if you’re using Final Cut Pro, you can now skip all that work and get your video made within half the time. All thanks to Final Cut Pro intro templates.

The opening scene or the intro of a video needs to be able to not only grab the attention of your audience but also to get them interested in watching the rest of the video. It’s a tough art to master, especially if you’re new to Final Cut Pro.

When using Final Cut Pro intro templates, you don’t have to worry about any of that. You can easily import a beautifully animated intro scene to your video, edit it to add your own titles and content, and export.

We rounded up some amazing intro and opener templates you can use with Final Cut Pro. You’ll find plenty of free and premium templates in the list below. Be sure to download them all.

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Slideshow Video Templates in 2021

Final Cut Pro Templates / 23 Dec 2020

25+ Best Final Cut Pro Slideshow Video Templates in 2021

If you’re looking for inspiration to design a unique slideshow video, these Final Cut Pro photo slideshow templates will come in handy.

For this collection, we handpicked some of the best Final Cut Pro slideshow templates you can use to easily create slideshow videos without an effort.

The list includes many different styles of templates for creating slideshow videos for wedding albums, business events, product showcases, social media promos, and much more.

There are both premium and free downloads as well.

50+ Best Photoshop Actions & Effects of 2021

Photoshop Actions / 23 Dec 2020

50+ Best Photoshop Actions & Effects of 2021

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.

15+ Background Design Trends & Styles for 2021

Background Textures / 22 Dec 2020

15+ Background Design Trends & Styles for 2021

One of the most important early design decisions you will make is what kind of background will carry a project. Should it be a single color, colorless, use trendy elements such as geometric shapes, gradients or wood grain patterns? Or would a solid background design can help make a project shine?

Staying on trend with background design styles is important as well. A trendy background choice shows that a website design is modern and the content is new. A modern visual framework can even signal a user that you are thinking about their needs and making the most of the tools that will make their experience better.

So how do you do it? Here’s a look at background design trends and styles for 2021, with a few great options to try.

25+ Best Lightroom Mobile Presets 2021 (Free & Premium)

Lightroom Presets / 22 Dec 2020

25+ Best Lightroom Mobile Presets 2021 (Free & Premium)

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of amazing Lightroom mobile presets to improve your photos like a professional photographer on-the-go.

Enhancing and optimizing your selfies and smartphone photos is now much easier thanks to the Lightroom mobile app. The best part is, anyone can use the mobile app for free.

The Lightroom mobile app can also be a great starting point for amateur photographers to learn how to edit photos. And for photobloggers to improve your photos with high-quality effects.

We handpicked a mix of both premium and free Lightroom mobile presets for you to download. Try a few of these presets and see the results for yourself.

20+ Best Android App Templates (For Mobile Apps) 2021

App Templates / 21 Dec 2020

20+ Best Android App Templates (For Mobile Apps) 2021

Developing an app takes a lot of time and work. But, what if there’s a way to build an Android app without writing a single line of code or investing thousands of dollars in app development? That’s exactly what Android app templates allow you to do.

Using an Android app template, you can build a fully functional app for your business, online store, and create powerful native and web-apps without having to break the bank.

In this post, we feature some of the best pre-made Android app templates you can use to build your own mobile apps without coding.

7 Best Instagram Tools for Designers in 2021

Instagram Templates / 21 Dec 2020

7 Best Instagram Tools for Designers in 2021

As one of the most popular social media channels, it is important to make the most of your presence on Instagram. This applies to business and individual brands.

Your photos, videos, stories, and reels can say a lot about you and your business. Much of that starts with a good design that’s representative of the work you do.

Here, we’ve collected seven of the best Instagram tools to help you make the most of creating and sharing online.

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2021

CV & Resume Templates / 21 Dec 2020

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2021

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.