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20+ Best InDesign Book Templates

Inspiration / 16 May 2019

20+ Best InDesign Book Templates

InDesign is the go-to choice for all designers when it comes to making books and brochures. The InDesign book templates we handpicked for this collection will show you why it’s the best tool in the industry.

It usually takes a lot of careful planning and creative thinking to design effective book page layouts with proper content and paragraph arrangements. When using pre-made book templates, you can avoid all that work and jump straight to customizing the design.

For this collection, we picked a few different types of book templates, including branding manuals, eBooks, fashion look books, design books, portfolio books, and more. All you need to do is download the template and start editing.

IP Geolocation API: Better Understand Website Visitors

Reviews / 15 May 2019

IP Geolocation API: Better Understand Website Visitors

Where are your website users coming from? That’s a common question that many website owners don’t always know the answer to. Understanding where users come from—and information about their location—can be important to the functionality of your website.

Just think, you could push notifications at time zone appropriate times, or adjust language, design, or layout based on the location of a website visit.

Geolocation data can help you create a more valuable experience for website visitors. And the free IP Geolocation API is a tool that can help. Here’s a look at it and how it works.

20+ Best Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Posters + Flyers

Inspiration / 15 May 2019

20+ Best Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Posters + Flyers

What makes a great poster design? It’s often a mix of creativity and design elements that have a certain panache.

Poster and flyer design can be a lot of fun because you can often stretch your design muscles and try things you wouldn’t for other projects. It’s an opportunity to do something attention-grabbing and unique!

With that idea in mind, here are twenty different poster/flyer tutorials that you can try out. Plus, you’ll get a chance to try out some new design techniques along the way!

30+ Best Tri-Fold Brochure Templates (Word & InDesign)

Inspiration / 14 May 2019

30+ Best Tri-Fold Brochure Templates (Word & InDesign)

Are you working on a new tri-fold brochure design for your business? Want to make them look even better than your competitors? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’re featuring some of the best tri-fold brochure templates you can use to easily design a stunning brochure with a minimal budget.

The design of a brochure says a lot about a company and the quality of the business. The colors you use in your brochure, the way you format the content, and the fonts you choose, play an important role in showing off professionalism and authority.

For this collection, we carefully handpicked the best brochure templates designed by professionals to help you choose the right design and get a headstart on your own tri-fold brochure design.

20+ Best Free Logo Templates

Inspiration / 14 May 2019

20+ Best Free Logo Templates

Are you looking for inspiration to design a unique logo for a new brand or a business? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best free logo templates you can use with your personal and commercial projects.

Logo design is one of the biggest industries in graphic design. There are various ways to design a logo. You can design it yourself, hire a freelancer, or use online tools. It could cost you as little as $5 or over $10,000 to get a proper logo designed.

But, why spend any money at all when you can design a logo all by yourself. All you need to do is download a free template from this list, open it in Photoshop or Illustrator, and start editing. It’s that simple.

50+ Best App Landing Page Templates 2019

Inspiration / 13 May 2019

50+ Best App Landing Page Templates 2019

Whether your app landing page is encouraging people to sign up, register, join, or subscribe, it’s a key thing to get right. A carefully designed mobile app landing page can make-or-break your conversion rates, and it’s worth taking the time to get right!

Landing pages can hold a huge amount of value, and if you’re looking to create a specific layout, we have just the collection to help you. We’ve tracked down over thirty-five of the best-looking app landing page templates for your next project. Every one of these templates is easy to work with and customize for your own mobile app.

40+ iPhone PSD Mockups (Free + Premium) 2019

Graphics / 13 May 2019

40+ iPhone PSD Mockups (Free + Premium) 2019

An iPhone mockup graphic is the perfect way to demonstrate your app, website, or user interface. We’ve collected dozens of the best iPhone mockup PSDs and vectors, in all shapes and sizes, for your next project.

A well-designed mockup can make your app or website interface stand out from the crowd, and it’s the perfect way to present your design to a client. Our iPhone mockup picks vary between photograph-based PSDs, or vectors that can scale to any size. Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but all of them are a great way to showcase your app.

We’ve also collected a mix of iPhone mockups for different versions of the phone — from the iPhone 7, to the iPhone XS, covering every type of device.

Design Trends: When to Use Them + When to Ignore Them

Trends / 13 May 2019

Design Trends: When to Use Them + When to Ignore Them

We showcase a lot of design trends here at Design Shack. Not only is it fun to look at examples of new work, groundbreaking projects, and things that are growing in popularity, but it can also serve as a bit of design inspiration.

You can use trends to determine if your projects look modern, classic or just plain dated. But design trends aren’t for everyone all the time. That trend that looks amazing for one brand or project might be a disaster for another.

So how do you know when to use design trends (and when to just ignore them altogether)? Here’s your primer!

100+ MacBook Mockup PSD Templates for 2019

Inspiration / 12 May 2019

100+ MacBook Mockup PSD Templates for 2019

Whether you’re looking for a MacBook mockup or a MacBook Pro mockup, we have you covered with this extensive collection. We’re featuring a mix of MacBook mockups, realistic illustrations, and flat/stylised versions of these MacBook notebooks for all types of use case.

Totaling over a hundred different MacBook mockups in all shapes and sizes, these are great for dropping in your own work, applications, wallpapers or examples to give them a unique look-and-feel.

Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but each of them is unique and interesting.

60+ Apple Watch Mockups & Graphics

Inspiration / 10 May 2019

60+ Apple Watch Mockups & Graphics

The Apple Watch is the latest gadget in Apple’s ever-growing product line-up. If you’re looking to display your latest application or web interface on the watch, then you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve gone through and updated our collection of Apple Watch mockups with dozens more beautiful graphics, mockups and vector designs for you to use in your next project (including for the latest Apple Watch Series 4).

These are mixed templates PSD mockups as well as fully scalable vector packs. They span the aluminum and stainless steel watches, many different strap types, and the Hermes versions as well. Some sets are free, while others cost a few dollars.

20+ Best Free Invitation Templates

Inspiration / 10 May 2019

20+ Best Free Invitation Templates

When it comes to designing an invitation card, whether it’s for a wedding, party, or a special event, many people choose to hire a designer to make a professional invitation card design. The good news? There are dozens of stunning, free invitation templates out there!

What if you only want to print a few invitations for a family-only wedding or a small event? Of course, you wouldn’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a designer to get an invitation card designed. This is where invitation templates come to help.

We handpicked a collection of modern and professional invitation card templates you can use to make your own invitation for all kinds of occasions. The best part is the templates are free to download and you can easily edit them as well.

40+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics

Inspiration / 9 May 2019

40+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics

Are you working on crafting a content plan to promote your brand and business on social media? Then these social media kits and templates will help you design amazing graphics for your social media campaigns like a pro.

Preparing content for your social media promotions is a time-consuming process that most social media managers and marketers have to deal with.

But don’t worry. You can use these social media kits and graphics templates designed by professionals to quickly edit and use with your own social media campaigns. The best part is you can easily edit and customize them all by yourself.