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30+ Best Block Fonts (Free + Pro Block Letter Fonts)

Font Collections / 15 Jul 2021

30+ Best Block Fonts (Free + Pro Block Letter Fonts)

Nothing beats a block letter font when it comes to designing titles and headings. They are the perfect font for attracting attention as well as making text readable from a distance.

Which is why block fonts are mostly used for everything from poster designs to flyer designs and even logo designs. Contrary to popular belief, block fonts come in all sorts of shapes and designs, and not just squared blocky designs.

You’ll find many styles and forms of block fonts in this post. We handpicked some of the best block letter fonts with modern and classic designs. There’s a font for everyone in this collection. Go have a look.

7 Tips for a More Gender-Neutral Design

Trends / 15 Jul 2021

7 Tips for a More Gender-Neutral Design

Are your designs as inclusive as they could be? Do they appeal to all people of all genders equally?

While design theory can put a lot of emphasis on creating personas for better user experience and design journeys, they can sometimes not be as inclusive as you might like. Do you get so involved in the persona that you forget every other type of user that might visit your website?

The first step toward a more gender-neutral web, is recognizing common practices and changing the way we think about some of the things we design with every day.

The key to making it actually work is authenticity. You have to believe in gender-neutral messaging for it to actually resonate with website visitors.

10 Pro PPT Tips: PowerPoint Design Ideas

PowerPoint Templates / 15 Jul 2021

10 Pro PPT Tips: PowerPoint Design Ideas

It’s not difficult to design a PowerPoint presentation. Designing an effective presentation, however, is an entirely different story.

Studies show that 91% of presenters feel more confident when presenting a slideshow with a great design. But, the problem is that 45% of professionals find it difficult to design creative layouts.

A PowerPoint presentation is not just about creating a few slides with bright colors and images. It mainly needs to be able to convey your message more effectively, maintain your audience’s attention, as well as to persuade and convince them.

Designing such a slideshow is not a Herculean task. You just need to know the right tricks.

In this guide, we share some useful PowerPoint tips and PowerPoint design ideas to help you learn how to craft creative slide layouts more easily. Without further ado, let’s get started.

25+ Best Logo Animations for After Effects

After Effects Templates / 14 Jul 2021

25+ Best Logo Animations for After Effects

In this collection, we share some of the best logo animation templates you can use to create an attractive logo reveal with just a few clicks using Adobe After Effects.

Almost every branded video on YouTube starts with a logo reveal. It’s a great way to establish authority and promote your brand to the audience. There are a few different ways you can also add a logo reveal animation in your own videos.

The easy route is to use a default animation in After Effects and create a basic logo animation. Or, you can use a template and create a logo reveal animation that stands out from the crowd. One that makes your videos instantly recognizable.

Even if you’re not an expert video editor, you can use templates to create professional logo animations using After Effects without an effort. For starters, have a look at the animation templates below.

30+ Mobile App Wireframe Templates: iPhone + Android

App Templates / 14 Jul 2021

30+ Mobile App Wireframe Templates: iPhone + Android

If you want to create a mobile app with a great user experience, you should always start your project with a wireframe. In this post, we share a collection of modern mobile app wireframing templates to help you get started in your design process.

When using a wireframe template, you won’t have to spend hours crafting layouts, buttons, image placeholders, and all the other elements that take hours to create from scratch. All you need to do is edit the templates and rearrange the elements to make your own app wireframe design.

We’ve handpicked some of the best mobile app wireframes you can use to design both iPhone and Android app user interfaces, all in various file formats.

25+ Best Photoshop Layer Styles in 2021 (Free & Premium)

Photoshop Brushes / 13 Jul 2021

25+ Best Photoshop Layer Styles in 2021 (Free & Premium)

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of Photoshop layer styles you can use to transform your ordinary text, shapes, and logos into creative designs.

Whether you want to add a modern glitch effect to your poster titles or give a retro look to your logo designs, Photoshop layer styles can help you create beautiful designs almost instantly without any effort.

All you have to do is download the PSD file that already contains the layer styles and effects, edit the text layer, and enter your own titles or headings. Or use the ASL file to create your own styles. It usually takes hours upon hours to create such effects but with Photoshop layer styles it only takes a few clicks.

We’ve handpicked a few premium and free Photoshop layer styles you can experiment with. Have a look.

10 Best Wedding Color Schemes for Invitations & Stationery (+ Examples)

Wedding Design / 13 Jul 2021

10 Best Wedding Color Schemes for Invitations & Stationery (+ Examples)

Choosing the right color scheme for your wedding is one of the toughest tasks of the wedding planning process. Because you need to make sure the colors you pick stays consistent across all aspects of the events.

The color scheme you pick will decide the colors for everything from wedding invitations to thank you cards, flower arrangements, decorations, and everything in between.

Needless to say, you need to carefully think and plan ahead when choosing a wedding color scheme. We’ll help you make the right decision.

In this post, we showcase some of the trendiest and prettiest wedding color schemes that are quite popular right now in the industry. These color schemes are perfect for designing invitations and all wedding stationery. As well as for all other aspects of the special event.

50+ Best Landscape Lightroom Presets 2021

Lightroom Presets / 12 Jul 2021

50+ Best Landscape Lightroom Presets 2021

Unlike taking portrait photos, capturing beautiful scenes in travel and landscape photos is quite difficult because you have to work with the natural lighting conditions. With the power of a landscape Lightroom preset, you can add incredible depth and personality to your landscape photos with just a few clicks!

Whether you’re a professional photographer using a DSLR or a traveler snapping photos with a smartphone, Lightroom is a must-have app that will help improve your landscape photos. One of the many benefits of using Lightroom is the ability to use presets. With a simple Lightroom preset, you can instantly optimize your photos, adjust colors, lighting, and more with just one-click.

In this collection, we handpicked some of the best landscape Lightroom presets you can use to enhance your outdoor photos without having to spend hours adjusting and optimizing settings in Photoshop.

We’re also featuring a set of tips for editing landscape photos, with helpful ideas and advice.

Responsive vs. Adaptive Design: Everything You Need to Know

UX Design / 12 Jul 2021

Responsive vs. Adaptive Design: Everything You Need to Know

It’s a no-brainer for most website designers that your finished product needs to look and work on every type and size of device. Gone are the days of creating multiple designs to accomplish the same goal.

It all comes down to choosing a responsive or adaptive design model to achieve a consistent website design at any size.

But what’s the difference between responsive and adaptive? Are they really just the same thing? Let’s take a look and explain everything you need to know.

30+ Website Wireframe Templates (For Sketch, Photoshop + More)

Sketch Templates / 12 Jul 2021

30+ Website Wireframe Templates (For Sketch, Photoshop + More)

Making a complete website wireframe is supposed to be a simple task. But, starting from scratch without a template or quick-start guide can be a nightmare.

It takes significant work to make wireframe look beautiful, as well as being optimised for functionality. Especially when you have to create a wireframe to get a client’s approval, or to showcase to a team.

Thankfully, you can use wireframe templates to create more professional wireframes without having to hand-craft everything. These templates include pre-made layouts along with all the elements that go with it. All you have to do is customise and rearrange the components to make your own wireframe design. They’re a huge time-saver, and can help you get started fast.

We’ve hand picked some great website wireframe templates just for you. Have a look.

How to Vectorize an Image in Photoshop (Step by Step Guide)

Photoshop Actions / 9 Jul 2021

How to Vectorize an Image in Photoshop (Step by Step Guide)

Even though Photoshop is a raster graphics software, it has many tools and tricks to support vector images. One of the best tricks is its ability to vectorize raster images.

This is a very useful trick every artist and designer should learn to use. For example, if you have a low-resolution logo or an image that you want to scale without making it blurry, you can vectorize the image in Photoshop to resize it freely.

In this quick guide, we’ll show you exactly how to vectorize an image in Photoshop. It’s a very simple method, you’ll see.

10 Crucial Elements for Any Website Design

Layouts / 9 Jul 2021

10 Crucial Elements for Any Website Design

While every designer may have a different plan when it comes to building a website, they do have a common checklist. No matter how you try to avoid it, there are a few elements every website should (and usually does!) include.

From plenty of whitespace and great images, to search functionality and clear calls-to-action, these common elements are the things that users expect when it comes to using a site with ease. Today we’re taking a look at ten elements you should prioritise on your website, perfectly designed examples of each, and tips on how to use each in your next website design project. As the saying goes, “the devil is in the details.”