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25+ Stylish Poster Color Schemes 2023

Poster Design / 24 Oct 2022

25+ Stylish Poster Color Schemes 2023

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!

30 Tips to Learn Web Design in 30 Days

Business / 21 Oct 2022

30 Tips to Learn Web Design in 30 Days

Is learning the basics of web design still on your “someday” list? Why haven’t you got started yet? We’ve put together 30 tips and resources to help you start learning web design this month (and maybe even find yourself a new career path!)

Graphic designers, print designers, and creatives looking to learn something new or break into website need to quit procrastinating. Every day that you don’t take that first step leaves you one day further behind everyone else!

Follow these steps to begin learning how to create your first website, industry best practices, and much more—all in 30 days!

5+ Best Unlimited Stock Sites in 2023: For Photos, Art, Graphics & Video

Inspiration / 20 Oct 2022

5+ Best Unlimited Stock Sites in 2023: For Photos, Art, Graphics & Video

For many years designers had to visit dozens of marketplaces and pay hundreds of dollars to find the right graphics, templates, and stock photos for their projects. But not anymore!

With the introduction of the subscription model, there are now many platforms that give you unlimited access to millions of design assets and resources for a single price. It sounds like every designer’s dream but it’s now a reality.

Today, we are exploring some of the best stock photo and design resource platforms that give you unlimited downloads for a single price. Lots of websites currently use the subscription pricing model but when it comes to quality and the size of the library, there are only a few sites that are worth paying for.

In this guide, we handpicked only the best of the best unlimited stock sites. Keep reading to find out which one is best for you.

8 Regular Maintenance Considerations for Your Website

Business / 20 Oct 2022

8 Regular Maintenance Considerations for Your Website

It might not be the most fun topic when it comes to your website, but it may be one of the most important: regular maintenance.

If you launch a website and then never go back and work on it, it will eventually stop working. The user experience will deteriorate over time and you won’t be able to maximize the impact of your site. As the first impression that many customers have with you, an up-to-date and well-functioning website is a must for any business.

Here are eight crucial regular maintenance considerations to help you keep your website in top condition.

50+ Simple PowerPoint Templates (With Clutter-Free Design)

PowerPoint Templates / 19 Oct 2022

50+ Simple PowerPoint Templates (With Clutter-Free Design)

When it comes to creating PowerPoint slideshows, using a simple PowerPoint template can be a key approach. It may seem like a good idea to throw the kitchen sink: data, stats, charts, and shapes into every slide, but you’ll never be able to win over your audience with a cluttered slideshow design.

That’s why professionals always use simple slide designs to highlight only the most important parts of a presentation. Of course, you don’t have to be an expert designer to create these professional slideshows. There are pre-made templates you can download and customize with a few clicks.

To help you get started, we handpicked a collection of simple PowerPoint templates with clean and clutter-free designs for creating professional looking PowerPoint slideshow presentations.

We’re also sharing some simple presentation tips to get you started with a clear, simple talk.

20+ Best Pirate Fonts in 2023 (Free & Pro)

Font Collections / 18 Oct 2022

20+ Best Pirate Fonts in 2023 (Free & Pro)

When it comes to adding a sense of adventure, whimsy, and excitement, a pirate font is a perfect choice for your designs.

From Peter Pan to Sinbad and Pirates of the Caribbean, there are many pirate-themed movies, books, and cartoons loved by people of all ages. Mainly because we love to feel that same freedom and imagine ourselves exploring the high seas battling ships and occasional sea monsters.

A great pirate font will help you bring out that same feeling with a bit of nostalgia in people through your designs. Whether it’s a book cover, poster, or even a YouTube thumbnail, pirate fonts fit perfectly with many different designs.

Look through our handpicked collection of pirate fonts to find the perfect typeface for your projects.

40+ Best Fonts for Procreate & How to Add Them

Font Collections / 17 Oct 2022

40+ Best Fonts for Procreate & How to Add Them

One of the best things about Procreate is how flexible the app can be depending on your needs. If you’re a beginner, Procreate is a great place to start practicing your craft. But the app also has advanced features for experienced artists as well. Like the ability to install and use custom fonts.

Using custom fonts in artworks is a great way to add more creativity. For example, if you’re not good at calligraphy or hand-lettering, you can just use a hand-lettering font to add beautiful titles and subtitles to your Procreate designs.

In this post, we showcase some of the best fonts for Procreate with hand-crafted designs. You can download these and use them however you like. And we’ll also show you how to install fonts in Procreate.

Let’s get started.

25+ Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes 2023

PowerPoint Templates / 17 Oct 2022

25+ Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes 2023

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. We’ve rounded nearly 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.

Design Feedback Is Easier With Claap

Reviews / 14 Oct 2022

Design Feedback Is Easier With Claap

What if you could get time back in your day with better and more efficient meetings and design feedback sessions? Claap is designed with this solution in mind.

Claap is an asynchronous video collaboration platform that can help design teams make better, faster decisions without endless meetings or messaging threads that you get lost in.

The tool can help you spend less time in meetings and is ideal for hybrid design teams.

Here, we’ll take a look at Claap and how it may work for you.

10+ Best Places to Find Free Fonts

Font Collections / 14 Oct 2022

10+ Best Places to Find Free Fonts

Typography plays a big role in all types of designs, from product packaging to mobile apps and more. Today we’re taking a look at the best places to find free fonts, and take your design work to a new level.

But why is typography so important? Remember what happened at the Oscars 2017, when they gave the Best Picture award to the wrong film? Typography is to blame for that huge mess. As the creative strategist Benjamin Bannister points out, a simple change in the font and the design could have helped avoid such an embarrassing incident.

This is why it’s important to have more options when designing a new project. Don’t settle for those overused default fonts. Be brave enough to try something new.

There are many places you can download a great looking font free of charge. We narrowed down the list to the top 10 websites for finding free fonts. Have a look.

20+ Best Shopify Themes With Modern Design 2022

Inspiration / 13 Oct 2022

20+ Best Shopify Themes With Modern Design 2022

Shopify is the go-to platform for setting up an online store or starting a dropshipping business. However, not everyone is successful in selling on Shopify.

One of the main reasons for failing on Shopify is not focusing on the design of the store. Most sellers pick the first default theme they see on the Shopify themes library and launch the website.

A high-quality and unique theme design is a must-have for making an authoritative website that your audience will perceive as trustworthy. It’s the key to driving sales.

In this collection, you’ll find some of the best Shopify themes you can use to setup a more professional-looking online store. They have unique and modern designs that you won’t find in the Shopify themes library. Have a look.

Build Any Website You Want With Creativo WordPress Theme

Reviews / 13 Oct 2022

Build Any Website You Want With Creativo WordPress Theme

Finding a good WordPress theme to build a website is almost like a herculean task, especially with most marketplaces being populated with terrible and outdated themes.

Oftentimes if you find a great-looking WordPress theme, it’s either no longer supported by the developer or it’s not optimized for SEO and plugins. When using Creativo, you won’t have to worry about any of that.

Creativo is a flexible WordPress theme that allows you to build any website you want using more than 20 pre-built templates. In this post, we take a closer look at this theme to find out what it really has to offer.