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10 Tips for Perfect Brochure Design

Brochure Templates / 18 Jul 2023

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!

25+ Gorgeous Save the Date Wedding Templates (+ Design Tips)

Wedding Design / 18 Jul 2023

25+ Gorgeous Save the Date Wedding Templates (+ Design Tips)

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.

Affinity Designer Templates

Affinity Designer is a comprehensive graphics editing application, and a great alternative to Adobe Illustrator if you’re looking for a modern, one-payment app.

The software is affordable, supports a wide variety of file types, and very beginner-friendly. The community for Affinity Designer is growing. Many marketplaces are now listing templates, textures, icon packs, and other resources specifically made for Affinity Designer.

In this feature, we’re covering the basics of Affinity Designer, helpful tutorials, comparisons with other apps, and the best templates and assets to use.

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30+ Best Background Templates (Free + Pro)

Background Textures / 11 Jul 2023

30+ Best Background Templates (Free + Pro)

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.

45+ Clean & Minimal Landing Page Templates (Free & Pro)

Inspiration / 3 Jul 2023

45+ Clean & Minimal Landing Page Templates (Free & Pro)

You may already know about the power of landing pages. It’s one of the greatest online marketing strategies many businesses use. Instead of directing your traffic to a website homepage, sending traffic to a landing page is a great way to increase conversions.

Did you know that 48% of marketers build new landing pages for each of their marketing campaigns? Unfortunately, building and testing landing pages isn’t easy. Fortunately, we’ve collected a selection of great landing page templates, that will have you up and running within a few minutes (all for less than $20).

45+ Best Vintage & Retro Photoshop Actions & Effects

Photoshop Actions / 29 May 2023

45+ Best Vintage & Retro Photoshop Actions & Effects

Design trends come and go, but there has always been a trend that stood the test of time—vintage and retro-themed designs. Today we’re diving into our favourite vintage Photoshop actions!

No matter how advanced design and technology becomes, there will always be people who appreciate the beauty in classic and retro design. This is why we still see vintage themed posters, greeting cards, banners, and even photographs everywhere.

Photoshop makes it easier than ever to create authentic vintage effects. In this post, we’re featuring a collection of the best retro and vintage Photoshop actions you can use to apply retro effects to your own designs with just a single mouse click.

We’re also featuring tips for vintage and retro designs, with advice on how to use and apply these Photoshop actions.

Gothic Style Design: A Modern Font & Graphic Trend

Trends / 25 May 2023

Gothic Style Design: A Modern Font & Graphic Trend

One recent emerging trend is an increased use of gothic styles and themes. This trend captures everything from imagery and color schemes to fonts and overall styling.

It’s an almost natural progression and evolution from all of the dark mode designs we’ve seen in recent years to reversion to gothic style.

Here, we’ll look at gothic style design and how you can make this design trend – potentially – work for you. Whether that’s in a poster, flyer, typographic choice, or a website. Let’s dive in!

25+ Best Color Fonts of 2024

Font Collections / 24 May 2023

25+ Best Color Fonts of 2024

OpenType fonts created a whole new world of possibilities for typography. And one of the best inventions made from OpenType features is color fonts.

Some call color fonts the next big revolution in graphic design. Others say it’s going to change the way we use typography. One thing is for sure that color fonts can make your design look more incredible than any other type of font available today.

Instead of using the same boring styles of fonts, color fonts allow designers to get more creative and step out of their comfort zones when it comes to crafting titles and headings.

If you’re also thinking about exploring new creative possibilities, color fonts are the perfect place to start. We gathered a few beautiful color fonts for your inspiration. Have a look.

25+ Best Modern & Creative Seamless Patterns (Free & Premium)

Background Textures / 19 May 2023

25+ Best Modern & Creative Seamless Patterns (Free & Premium)

One of the best ways to add depth and an artistic look to your graphic designs is to use patterns. The versatility of seamless patterns, in particular, makes any print or digital design feel complete.

Today we’re bringing you some of the best seamless patterns you can use to add those same qualities to your own designs.

In this collection, you’ll find a wide variety of patterns ranging from seamless floral patterns, geometric patterns, and even some free patterns to download.

30+ Best Book Cover Mockup Templates

Mockup Templates / 18 May 2023

30+ 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.

10+ Advanced Photoshop Techniques You Should Master (Free Tutorials)

Software / 17 May 2023

10+ Advanced Photoshop Techniques You Should Master (Free Tutorials)

Photoshop is a software that continues to evolve and amaze us in unthinkable ways. Adobe has been introducing new functions, features, and tools for this software for over three decades and it’s not slowing down.

Whether you’re new to Photoshop or an experienced graphic designer, there will always be something new to learn about this graphics editing software. And we have proof.

In this post, we share with you some of the advanced Photoshop techniques that every user must know about. With these techniques, you will be able to craft more sophisticated designs as well as do work more efficiently.

Of course, we include free tutorials for each technique on the list. Have a look and see if you already know any of these cool Photoshop techniques. And be sure to check out the Photoshop plugins and actions as well.

25+ Best Figma Plugins for Creating Design Systems

Figma Templates / 15 May 2023

25+ Best Figma Plugins for Creating Design Systems

Figma is rapidly becoming one of the most versatile apps for UI and UX designers. With the ability to use the app directly on a browser without any platform or hardware limitations certainly made this SaaS app truly one of the best design tools available today.

Similar to Sketch, Figma also has a large collection of third-party plugins. With these plugins, you can extend the features of the app to supercharge your design workflow and get stuff done more easily.

There are more than 500 different plugins available on the official Figma plugins library. Today, we take a look at some of the best and most useful plugins you can use to create your own workflows and design systems. And of course, all of them are free to install and use. Let’s have a look.