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50+ Best Condensed & Narrow Fonts of 2020

Font Collections / 17 Jul 2020

50+ Best Condensed & Narrow Fonts of 2020

Contrary to popular belief, condensed and narrow fonts don’t make your text cramped or crowded. You just have to know the appropriate time and place to use the font. Condensed fonts are widely used these days for headlines and portraying bold messages, and when deployed in the right place, they can give stunning impact!

It takes a lot of testing and experimenting to find the perfect font for a design, but our tips for choosing and working with condensed and narrow fonts will help get you off to a great start!

20+ Best Geometric Fonts 2020 (Free & Premium)

Font Collections / 15 Jul 2020

20+ Best Geometric Fonts 2020 (Free & Premium)

There are many different types of fonts out there. One that stands out the most is geometric fonts. They are the fonts you look for when you want to create text with precision.

Geometric fonts have letter designs crafted to perfection. Featuring accurate designs that consist of shapes and lines made with proper measurement. They are a perfect example of professional fonts with creative designs.

If you’re wondering what a geometric font looks like, you don’t have to look far. In this post, we cover some of the best free and premium geometric fonts you can download and use in your projects.

Have a look and feel free to download any of these geometric fonts to craft more professional designs.

20 Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes

PowerPoint Templates / 15 Jul 2020

20 Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes

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. Today we’ve rounded up 20 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 Trend: Strong Hero Images With Subtle Text

Trends / 14 Jul 2020

Design Trend: Strong Hero Images With Subtle Text

This website design trend is all about contrast… or the lack thereof. More designs are popping up that have large and stunning hero image areas, but text elements are much more subtle. This is a shift from oversized hero area text that has been big (literally) for some time.

These designs make you look because of this difference. It establishes a sense of contrast with other websites, while maybe not creating so much contrast in the design itself.

Let’s take a look at websites with strong hero images and subtle text to help you generate inspiration for your next project.

20+ Best Final Cut Pro Title Templates 2020 (FCP Titles)

Final Cut Pro Templates / 14 Jul 2020

20+ Best Final Cut Pro Title Templates 2020 (FCP Titles)

When it comes to creating video content, one of the most challenging tasks you have to deal with is designing a killer title scene. But, what if there was a way to instantly insert an amazing title scene into your videos with just a few clicks? That’s exactly what you can do with pre-made Final Cut Pro title templates.

If you’re a fan of Final Cut Pro, you’ll have no trouble adding unique title scenes to your videos when using title templates.

To help you get a headstart, we even went ahead and gathered a collection of  Final Cut Pro title templates you can use in your video projects. The list includes both free and premium templates. Go ahead and download them all.

50+ Best Premiere Pro Templates 2020

Premiere Pro Templates / 13 Jul 2020

50+ Best Premiere Pro Templates 2020

Today we’re featuring a collection of easy to use Adobe Premiere Pro templates you can use to quickly craft professional-looking scenes for your videos.

Whether you’re looking to make an opening scene for your YouTube channel, a title sequence for a video, slideshows, or even product promotions, this list of Adobe Premiere Pro templates has it all.

We’ve included a mix of free Premiere Pro templates and top-notch premium options too. So there’s something for every budget!

Get Real-Time Market Data With Marketstack

Reviews / 13 Jul 2020

Get Real-Time Market Data With Marketstack

Do you need to get the same stock market data on your website as some of the major players, such as Uber, Amazon, and Credit Suisse. That must be super complicated, right? Turns out that it’s easy with the right tool, such as marketstack.

marketstack is a real-time, intraday, and historical stock market data API. It delivers market data to your website and users to create better online experiences.

Here’s a look at the tool, key features, and how it works.

7 Common Website Design Problems (And How to Explain Them to Clients)

Graphics / 13 Jul 2020

7 Common Website Design Problems (And How to Explain Them to Clients)

Sometimes designers and clients don’t quite speak the same language.

This barrier can be a real problem if a client expresses an issue and you can’t need to explain a solution in a way they understand. Sometimes, you have to step back from your knowledge and break it down in a simplified way.

That’s not always easy. Here, we’re going to look at some common website design problems and how to talk them through with clients that might not understand exactly how websites come together.

30+ Best Fonts for Posters

Poster Design / 10 Jul 2020

30+ Best Fonts for Posters

Fonts come in all shapes and sizes, but when it comes to poster design, there are certain types of fonts that can help you make bold statements and attract attention. In this post, we feature some of the best fonts for posters you can use to create the perfect poster design.

It’s quite difficult to generalize poster design. There are just too many types of posters that require various design standards. For example, a poster you design for a business conference and a poster you make for a summer beach party will require completely different designs, including different colors, shapes, layouts, and more importantly, fonts.

When creating this collection of fonts, we decided to cover all categories of poster designs and include both formal and casual fonts you can use to design titles, headers, and text for various types of posters. We’re also featuring a set of tips for choosing a poster font to help get you started.

Hopefully you’ll find the perfect typeface that matches your project!

20+ Coffee Bag Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Mockup Templates / 10 Jul 2020

20+ Coffee Bag Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Coffee makes the world go round, so putting your own logo or branding on a bag of coffee seems like a pretty good idea – think of the positive associations for your brand when new and potential customers see your name when they’re reaching for their favorite beverage first thing in the morning!

Of course, it’s important that your coffee bag design looks good, rather than just a sticker slapped on a paper pouch – so why not use these mockup templates to see what your coffee packaging will look like before you commit to a design?

Featuring both premium and free mockup templates from a variety of sources, every mockup in this list is available for instant download. Let’s get started!

25+ Best Lightroom Presets for Instagram

Lightroom Presets / 9 Jul 2020

25+ Best Lightroom Presets for Instagram

Instagram has a great selection of filters. But, let’s face it, they are terrible at making your photos look better. If you’re tired of using those same old filters, this collection of Lightroom presets for Instagram will help you stand out.

If you look at the Instagram channels of the professional photographers, you’ll notice that all their photos look incredibly beautiful without using any Instagram filters. This is done with the help of apps like Lightroom.

Lightroom is a great app for editing and post-processing photos. It’s also great for applying high-quality effects to photos with the help of presets.

In this post, we cover a collection of Lightroom presets you can use to optimize your photos for Instagram. Most of the presets will even work with Lightroom mobile, which is free to download. Start exploring the presets below.

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Poster Design / 8 Jul 2020

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Almost everyone has designed a poster or flier at some point. Whether it was for self-promotion or a client, posters can be a fun way to present a message and do some interesting things with design.

Poster design starts with a common canvas. Common poster sizes are 8.5 by 11-inch letter (or A4), 11 by 17 inches and 22 by 34 inches. Large format poster sizes are commonly 24 inches by 36 inches. Posters can be designed vertically or horizontally, but are most commonly designed with a vertical orientation. Today we’re taking a look at ten useful tips for improving your next poster design!