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15+ Best Lightroom Tutorials for Beginners + Pros

Lightroom Presets / 25 Aug 2020

15+ Best Lightroom Tutorials for Beginners + Pros

Adobe Lightroom is an industry-standard tool for photographers. It allows you to edit, organize, store, and share photos and works with other Adobe tools and cross-device. It isn’t that easy to get started with, and these Lightroom tutorials will give you an incredible boost.

Whether you are new to Lightroom or are looking to expand your skills, this roundup of tutorials has something for everyone.

The more beginner tutorials are at the top and progress slightly in difficulty as you move down through this post.

Art Text 4: Design 3D Text Effects Without Photoshop

Reviews / 7 Aug 2020

Art Text 4: Design 3D Text Effects Without Photoshop

Art Text 4 allows you to create realistic 3D typography graphics without using Photoshop or Illustrator. In this post, we take a closer look at this cool new app.

One of the biggest and rising trends in the design world is typography graphics. Instead of using regular fonts, this trend uses unique graphics as a replacement for text titles.

Usually, we only see typography graphics in Hollywood movie posters, but the trend is slowly making its way over to brand and marketing designs as well. Now they can be seen on everything from flyer designs to greeting cards and more.

Creating such typography graphics is a time-consuming process and requires great design knowledge. However, we came across a software that allows you to create amazing-looking typography graphics with just a few clicks called Art Text 4.

20+ Poster Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Mockup Templates / 7 Jul 2020

20+ Poster Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Whether you’re designing a poster to advertise a product, business or event, or as an aesthetic decor item, there’s no point in making a poster that doesn’t look great when it’s hanging in place, right? That’s why you need a poster mockup, to put your poster in real life settings and scenarios and ensure that it looks just as amazing when it’s hanging on a wall or in a frame, as it does in your design software.

This list of free and premium poster mockup templates includes the best purpose built mockup options for all kinds of poster designs, from huge billboard style displays to small, decorative pieces that look great on the living room wall.

Whatever your need, there’s a mockup template here that’s just waiting for your poster design!

20+ Flyer Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Mockup Templates / 3 Jul 2020

20+ Flyer Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Flyers are a classic marketing and advertising tool that allow you to promote your products and services to a huge audience, and raise awareness of your business or brand. But what looks good on the screen when you’re designing it may not translate perfectly into paper, so it’s a good idea to use a flyer mockup to ensure that your design has the desired effect.

Creating mockups from scratch is time-consuming and requires both time and expertise, so why not save yourself the time and effort and use one of the many flyer mockup templates available online?

We’ve even saved you all of the hard work, and rounded up some of the best free and premium mockup templates that are available for instant download, meaning you can be customizing your very own mockup in a matter of minutes.

Let’s take a look at some of the best flyer mockup templates that we’ve found.

20+ Stationery Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Mockup Templates / 25 Jun 2020

20+ Stationery Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

If you’ve recently designed a logo for your startup, or have rebranded and changed up your business aesthetic, you’ll no doubt be wanting to know how your branding will look in different contexts – on letterheads and business cards, or in email signatures, or on corporate swag such as coffee mugs and laptop stickers.

One of the key areas of merchandise that typically includes a business logo or branding element is stationery, and this can include anything from business cards and leaflets to notebooks and product labels. Trying out your logo on different stationery items is a great way to see how it looks in different settings and scenarios – and it’s also super helpful if you’re looking to get branded stationery printed for your business!

These fabulous stationery mockup templates will allow you to do just that, giving you an idea of how your branding will look on different stationery items without having to commit to printing or producing those items until you’re sure they’re perfect. Featuring a range of both free and premium options, you’re bound to find a suitable mockup for your purposes in the following list.

How to Download & Install Procreate Brushes

Procreate Brushes / 4 May 2020

How to Download & Install Procreate Brushes

Procreate is a digital illustration app that’s made for the iPad. It’s easy to extend, and today we’re going to look at how to download and install Procreate brushes so you can enhance the use of the app on your own.

Procreate is a pretty powerful drawing tool and you can extend its functionality with custom Procreate brushes. These tools help you create specific drawing elements, such as stroke types, styles (such as watercolor), and make more realistic drawings. The number of brushes for Procreate seems to be growing almost daily, adding to the popularity of this app.

If you want to use Procreate on a smaller iOS device, Procreate Pocket is available in the app store and offers a similar experience for smaller screens.

Here, we’re going to look at how to download and install Procreate brushes so you can extend the use of the app on your own. Plus, we’ve picked out five stellar brushes that we think you’ll enjoy playing with.

Vintage Graphic Design: Inspiration, Ideas + Modern Takes

Trends / 27 Nov 2019

Vintage Graphic Design: Inspiration, Ideas + Modern Takes

Vintage graphic design is a nifty way to create an old-school feel for projects. Today we’re exploring the vintage graphic design trend, and how to use it in your design projects.

Vintage elements can include typography, illustrations, photo styles, and even entire aesthetic palettes. Further, there are different eras to choose from when you want to go for a vintage feel.

Vintage themes from different time periods can provide completely different visual properties and techniques to play with.

Let’s explore some of them!

30+ Best iPhone XS, XS Max & XR Mockups

iPhone Mockups / 11 Jun 2019

30+ Best iPhone XS, XS Max & XR Mockups

The recent Apple keynote event unveiled a series of new iPhones. For designers, this means it’s time to update the old mockups on your websites, portfolios, and presentations. To help you out, we handpicked a set of iPhone XS mockups along with XS Max and XR mockups.

Keeping your websites and portfolios up-to-date is an important part of staying relevant and maintaining the user experience. Imagine what your audience might feel when they visit your website and see screenshots of apps and websites shown on a set of outdated iPhone mockups. Even when you’re presenting a design to a client, you should always aim to impress.

With the help of these easy to use iPhone XS mockups, you’ll be able to give a refreshed look to your presentations and showcase your screenshots and designs like a true professional.

10 Web Design Trends We’re Already Over

Graphics / 29 May 2019

10 Web Design Trends We’re Already Over

Design trends have to be used cautiously. Just as quickly as many trends come into fashion; they can fall out of favor and make a design feel dated.

Don’t ignore them completely — testing out trends can stretch your creative muscles and help you create something you might not have tried otherwise. But do be aware of what’s fresh, what’s timeless, and what’s out of date!

Here are 10 design trends that are over (or should be anyway).

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.

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.