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30+ Feature-Packed Mockup and Scene Generators

Inspiration / 26 Nov 2019

30+ Feature-Packed Mockup and Scene Generators

How to effectively showcase your work can always pose something of a dilemma. There are plenty of one-off mockups available for different purposes, but we’re starting to see the release of more and more incredible “scene creators” that let you create your own mockup scene.

These provide unique sets of multiple items that let you combine your design work with multiple items and products, achieve all manner of different presentations — something really unique!

Today, we’ve gathered over 15 scene creator packs that provide an awesome starting point — for office, corporate, kitchen, Christmas, or fashion mockups!

We’re also featuring tips for using a mockup generator to help get you off to a quick start.

20+ Best Figma Templates, UI Kits + Wireframe Kits

Inspiration / 26 Nov 2019

20+ Best Figma Templates, UI Kits + Wireframe Kits

Figma is slowly becoming one of the most popular user interface design apps available today. With the ability to use the tool entirely online, it’s also an easily accessible tool for UI design collaboration and prototyping.

Whether you’ve been using Figma to design mobile and desktop user interfaces or if you’re new to the app, you’ll find our Figma templates collection quite useful.

In this post, we feature some of the best Figma templates for wireframing, mobile user interface designs, app designs, website designs, and much more. We’re also sharing our tips for getting started with Figma if you’re new to the app!

With these templates, you can easily create wireframes and UI designs without having to spend hours crafting the small components and layouts. You can customize the templates to change colors and rearrange sections to make them your own as well.

30+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2020

Inspiration / 25 Nov 2019

30+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2020

One of the most important aspects of pitching your startup is the presentation. In fact, it’s your pitch deck that’ll do most of the talking during your presentation. These startup pitch deck PowerPoint templates can make all the difference!

It goes to say that your startup pitch deck needs to be more than perfect for your presentation to go smoothly. If you’re new to PowerPoint it’s best not to take on the task of designing the pitch deck. But the good news is that you don’t have to hire a designer either.

With this collection of easy-to-use startup pitch deck PowerPoint templates, you’ll be able to make an effective and attractive pitch deck all on your own without any design experience. Our tips for creating a startup pitch should help too, as well as our guide on key slides to include in your pitch deck.

All the best with your startup pitch!

How to Add Music & Audio to Google Slides

Software / 25 Nov 2019

How to Add Music & Audio to Google Slides

Spice up presentations in Google Slides by adding audio or music files to your deck. Audio can be an engaging way to connect with the audience and keep them interested in the information on the screen.

The biggest consideration when it comes to using music or audio files for a presentation is to make sure you have permission to use sound files. You can create your own, buy licensed sound, or find audio with an open, creative commons license.

That’s not what we’re going to focus on here. This guide is to help you, step-by-step, add music or audio files to Google Slides.

20+ Mobile App Wireframe Templates: iPhone + Android

Inspiration / 21 Nov 2019

20+ 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.

20 Stylish PowerPoint Color Schemes

Inspiration / 20 Nov 2019

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.

What Is Figma? a 101 Intro

Software / 20 Nov 2019

What Is Figma? a 101 Intro

Figma is a cloud-based design and prototyping tool for digital projects. It’s made so that users can collaborate on projects and work pretty much anywhere.

While this tool looks a lot like other prototyping options, the key differentiator is the ability to work with teams on projects. To date, Figma is probably the best-suited option available.

Here’s a look at Figma, and how this tool might be beneficial for your projects and workflows.

100+ Logo Mockup Templates (PSD & Vector)

Inspiration / 19 Nov 2019

100+ Logo Mockup Templates (PSD & Vector)

Logo design plays a crucial role when it comes to the success of a business. And great logo mockup templates not only help you better present your logo design but can also make your logo design process more streamlined and efficient.

In order to help you present a logo design to your client in a super-polished way, we’ve gathered the best logo mockup templates from across the web. All of these logo mockups are easy to use and can present your logo beautifully. Some are free, while others cost a few dollars.

Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Don’t forget to check out our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!

70+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates

Inspiration / 18 Nov 2019

70+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates

Brochures are an incredibly important part of identity and branding for any type of business. Whether you’re keeping customers informed, marketing a new product, or selling your services. A beautiful, modern brochure template can be a great starting point.

We’ve tracked down some of the most beautiful, creative brochure designs to help you quickly get started with a professional template. They’re modern and stylish, and can help your business stand out from the crowd.

All these brochure designs come in the form of a ready-to-go template, fully print ready, and most just cost a few dollars.

We’re also sharing a few helpful tips for designing a corporate or business brochure to help get you started.

What Is an Icon Font? (And How to Use One)

Typography / 18 Nov 2019

What Is an Icon Font? (And How to Use One)

Icon fonts are a popular solution to a common CSS problem; how to incorporate web icons into your website design in an efficient, fast-loading way.

With plenty of services available to make choosing and using an icon font easy, you don’t have to create your own from scratch. Icon fonts are all over the internet.

But what exactly is an icon font? And how do you use them? Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about icon fonts.

20+ Best Billboard Mockups

Inspiration / 15 Nov 2019

20+ Best Billboard Mockups

If you’re currently designing a billboard or a banner design, then you should also prepare for how to present it to your client. Because the way you’re going to showcase your design will influence the final decision of your clients. It’s one part of the project that you should invest in, without holding back.

Luckily, you don’t have to spend days trying to find a way to showcase your billboard design. You can simply use a pre-designed billboard mockup template to get that job done.

To help you find the perfect mockup for your project, we handpicked a few mockups that are perfect for showcasing billboard designs. Check them out and start downloading — some are free, and some are part of an Envato Elements subscription. Our tips for billboard design should help get you off to a great start!

15+ Best Icon Fonts for Web & UI Design (Free + Premium)

Inspiration / 14 Nov 2019

15+ Best Icon Fonts for Web & UI Design (Free + Premium)

Icon fonts are one of the most useful elements that web and UI designers simply can’t live without. Today we’re bringing you a collection of the best modern and creative icon fonts you can use in your website and user interface designs.

With icon fonts, you don’t have to rely on libraries of PNG files. You don’t have to resize and edit icons using vector files to make them fit into your website designs. And, more importantly, you don’t have to worry about optimizing the icons for various screen sizes.

However, finding the right icon font to blend with your design projects can be challenging. We want to make that process much easier. Get started by browsing our handpicked collection of free and premium icon fonts (and be sure to take a look at our tips for choosing an icon font to help you get started!)