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20+ Best Background Templates

Background Textures / 21 May 2019

20+ Best Background Templates

Designing the header section of a website is one of the most difficult parts of the entire website design process. You have to think about your content arrangement, the font size of the headline, product image placements, menu design, and much more to get it just right. But, background templates can help to give you a great head start!

Background templates are customizable background designs crafted by professional designers with the proper content layouts for you to use with your own projects.

The templates are available in vector format to let you easily edit the text, colors, and everything else to make a unique design for your own website or print design.

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!

Mid-Century Modern Design: An Emerging Trend

Trends / 10 Apr 2019

Mid-Century Modern Design: An Emerging Trend

Of all the retro design styles that have been trending, mid-century modern design might be one of my favorites. The phrase “mid-century modern” is more than just a staple on home improvement television shows, it’s also a classic art and design style that speaks to an era.

The best thing about mid-century modern design is that it can simplify the complex. It was a popular style in homes and décor, as well as graphic and product design in for decades spanning the 1930s, 40s, 50s, and 60s.

Now it is making a comeback as a graphic and web design trend.

20+ Best Book Cover Mockup Templates

Mockup Templates / 10 Jan 2019

20+ Best Book Cover Mockup Templates

Whether you’re working on a book cover design for an indie author or a publishing company, a great way to show off your professionalism and win over your client is to present your design with a book cover mockup template.

Book cover mockup templates not only let you present your designs more professionally but also let you see how the design looks like on a printed book and wow your clients.

In this collection, we’re featuring unique and professional book cover mockup templates for effectively showcasing your book cover designs like a pro. These mockup templates are easily customizable and you can place your own designs with just one click.

15+ Gorgeous Save the Date Wedding Templates

Wedding Design / 2 Jan 2019

15+ Gorgeous Save the Date Wedding Templates

Hiring someone to design your wedding invitations to look exactly the way you want is not an easy task. In most cases, the designers don’t share your vision for the design and they end up designing the card the way they want it to be.

What if you could pick a design of your own, customize it to look the way you want, and print it yourself while avoiding expensive designers altogether? Yes, it’s possible. All you need is a little bit of Photoshop knowledge and a great looking save the date card template and you’re good to go.

To help with your search, we’ve hand-picked some of the most beautiful and creative save the date card templates you can easily customize yourself. Have a look.

15+ Christmas Photoshop Brushes, Actions & Text Effects

Christmas Templates / 27 Nov 2018

15+ Christmas Photoshop Brushes, Actions & Text Effects

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone, not least designers! To help ease your workload, we’ve handpicked a collection of Christmas-themed Photoshop brushes, actions, and text effects for creating all kinds of seasonal designs.

With these add-ons, you’ll be able to make your own unique Christmas cards, social media posts, website banners, posters, and other promotional materials without having to waste hours searching and browsing the web. Have a look and see if you can find a useful Photoshop brush, action, or text effect to use with your Christmas design projects.

Design Trend: Using Watercolor Patterns in Web Design

Graphics / 1 Oct 2018

Design Trend: Using Watercolor Patterns in Web Design

Add a little art to your web design with the watercolor trend. Watercolor techniques are a popular design option because they are fun, easy to use and work with a variety of different types of content.

Watercolor styles can be used in a number of ways to emphasize your content. Whether you are considering a watercolor look for your website framework or just want to experiment with the style, we have a collection of ideas, examples, and resources to help you get started.

3D Typography: An Inspiring Design Trend

Trends / 6 Aug 2018

3D Typography: An Inspiring Design Trend

An injection of realism can take a design project to the next level. With so many VR and realistic style effects gaining popularity, it is no surprise that 3D typography is part of this design trend.

Three-dimensional typography has extra depth and can be a great display option. While 3D type isn’t necessarily made for readability, it is a fun design trend that is worth a try. Here’s a look at how to get started with 3D typography (with some pretty cool examples for inspiration).

27 Inspiring Letterpress Style Posters

Poster Design / 31 May 2018

27 Inspiring Letterpress Style Posters

Are you planning on designing a poster with a retro or a vintage vibe? Not sure where to start? Then browse our hand-picked collection of letterpress posters and letterpress templates to find inspiration.

Letterpress is one of the oldest printing techniques that date back to the early 1440s. Back in the day, this technique was used to easily print many copies of a poster, flyer, and other designs with photo and letter-etched plates.

Even though it’s no longer widely used by printers and publishers, the technique and the unique design style is still celebrated by artists and designers. It’s especially popular among poster designers. In this collection, we’re featuring elegant and modern letterpress poster designs.

10 Tips for Using Text Effects That Don’t Suck

Typography / 30 Apr 2018

10 Tips for Using Text Effects That Don’t Suck

Adding effects to typography can be a source of heartache for designers. Clients demand a drop shadow or embossing, and you’re stuck with text effects that threaten to ruin a project. What you need is an arsenal of text effects that don’t suck so you can help the client pivot to something a little more classy.

The trick to all of these effects is using them with purpose. Good typography doesn’t need “help.” If a font isn’t working alone, it’s not going to work with a bunch of techniques added either. (You’ll only make something bad even worse.)

The best text effects are nearly invisible to non-designers. Or text effects are used to add meaning to typography or lettering. Here are a few tips for using text effects that don’t suck with some pretty cool examples.

10 Tips for Perfect Brochure Design

Brochure Templates / 14 Mar 2018

10 Tips for Perfect Brochure Design

Designing a brochure can be a rewarding project. There’s nothing like creating something that you can hold, touch, and read. Plus, the design is more than just an arrangement of parts—it includes texture and feel in a way that digital projects can’t convey.

Designing the perfect brochure can be intimidating. In addition to all the design considerations you normally think about, there are some things that are specific to printed projects.

Today we’re taking a look at ten useful tips for improving your next brochure design!

How (& Why) SVG Is Going to Take Over in 2018

Graphics / 31 Jan 2018

How (& Why) SVG Is Going to Take Over in 2018

2018 will be the year of SVG. The image file format has been growing in popularity and usage steadily over the last few years, but 2018 is when it will really break through.

You have the combination of users with high-resolution displays and the need for a lightning fast load time to thank. And while the switch to SVG might sound like a big deal; it’s not.

SVG is easy to use and implement, and you don’t really have to change existing files; just add new images as SVG. Here’s everything you need to be in the know when it comes to SVG.