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40+ Best Hand Lettering & Handwriting Fonts

If you’re looking for a different type of a font to make your design stand out, a cursive font can be a great choice. Cursive and script fonts aren’t new, but they’re a less common choice for many designers. This gives you a chance to use cursive fonts to add some originality to your next project. Fonts play an important role in every design. Whether you’re designing a book cover, a website header, social media post, greeting card, or a poster, the typography is the main aspect that captures everyone’s… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

20+ Best Headline, Header & Title Fonts

The headline or title can often be the most important part of a design. Which is why it’s always worth taking extra time to choose the best title font for your next project. The typeface you choose for your headline can draw people in, and grab their attention. Well, you don’t have to waste any time searching for the perfect headline or title font because we did all the work for you. We put together this list of the best title fonts to use with all kinds of posters, flyers, websites, social media posts… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

Pitch Deck Design: 10 Tips to Stand Out

A good pitch deck is designed for specifically one thing – to help your startup get funding from investors. But how do you stand out from the crowd, and make a memorable impression? There’s a delicate balance to creating a deck with just enough slides to entice potential funders, without providing so much information that they are overwhelmed. Most pitch decks contain less than 20 slides. So how do you create a pitch deck design that stands out? Here are our ten tips to help you get started. 1… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

40+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics

Are you working on crafting a content plan to promote your brand and business on social media? Then these social media kits and templates will help you design amazing graphics for your social media campaigns like a pro. Preparing content for your social media promotions is a time-consuming process that most social media managers and marketers have to deal with. But don’t worry. You can use these social media kits and graphics templates designed by professionals to quickly edit and use with your own… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

30+ Best Tri-Fold Brochure Templates (Word & InDesign)

Are you working on a new tri-fold brochure design for your business? Want to make them look even better than your competitors? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’re featuring some of the best tri-fold brochure templates you can use to easily design a stunning brochure with a minimal budget. The design of a brochure says a lot about a company and the quality of the business. The colors you use in your brochure, the way you format the content, and the fonts you choose, play an important role in… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

40+ Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits

You don’t have to be a pro photographer or a graphic designer to optimize and enhance your portrait photos. With the right Adobe Lightroom preset for portraits, you can apply stunning effects, all by yourself. In this collection, we feature the best Lightroom presets available for quickly optimizing your portrait photos, selfies, wedding photos, and family photos. Using these Lightroom presets for portraits, you can enhance your photos like a pro by applying effects instantly (and even customize them… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

20+ Best Business & Corporate PowerPoint Templates 2019

Today we’re featuring a collection of elegant business and corporate PowerPoint templates you can use to create all kinds of professional presentations. Having a creative and attractive slideshow is the key to delivering a more impactful presentation. You need to use the right template to achieve that goal. Whether you’re making a slideshow for a startup, a corporate agency, or a multinational brand, this collection has both free and premium templates for all purposes. Top Pick Aspect –… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

Show Real Time Weather Data With Weatherstack

What’s the forecast? Answer the question on your website, or in your app, with weatherstack, a freemium API that gives you access to real-time and historical weather information. Weather information can be beneficial for several different website types and applications, but all weather data isn’t equal. weatherstack goes into a greater level of depth than many other options and surfaces the data in a super easy-to-use way. Here’s a look at how to use this tool and how to make it work for you… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

30+ Annual Report Templates (Word & InDesign) 2019

Are you working on an annual report? Looking for a way to impress your client or boss with this report? Then use a simple annual report template to make your document look more professional. Preparing an annual report is not an easy job. You shouldn’t have to spend hours making it look pretty as well. That’s why we handpicked this collection of annual report templates so you can quickly load them up with InDesign or MS Word to edit and copy over your content. It’s that easy. Whether you’re working on… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

10+ Best Free Portfolio Website Tools & Templates in 2019

Do you need a portfolio website right now? There are a variety of online tools and templates that can help jumpstart the process so you can feature your work online quickly. This list is packed with options that provide free plans to help you get started. (Note that many do also offer paid options with the ability to customize or add premium features.) Here are a few tools that can help writers, designers, photographers, artists, or pretty much anyone get their portfolio online this week… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

Typographic Posters: 100 Stunning Examples

Typography is all about delivering art and information in a beautiful medium. Designing typographic posters is no easy task, and arranging and modifying each individual component is a skilled task. Not only that, special care has to be taken when it comes to the legibility and aesthetics of the fonts being used in the poster, choosing a type that works well together and conveys the right impression. To pay our tribute to all the experienced typographic artists in today’s post, as well as inspire you… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

How to Compress PowerPoint Presentation Images

Whether you want to share a PowerPoint presentation with a colleague via email or upload it to a website, one of the best ways to reduce the size of a PowerPoint file is to compress its images. Visuals play a key role in a presentation. Especially today, audiences respond well to images and graphics better than text. As a result, we tend to add as many images as we can into a slideshow to make it more effective. However, it also comes with a disadvantage. With more images, your PowerPoint presentation… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

40+ Best Condensed & Narrow Fonts of 2019

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… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

50+ Best Minimal & Creative Keynote Templates

If you’re in the process of creating a Keynote slideshow presentation for your next business meeting, we have a solution that will help you craft minimal, creative slides with beautiful designs. There’s no need to spend hours perfecting the design of your slides or hire freelance designers. You can simply use Keynote templates designed by professionals to create the perfect slideshow presentation in a few minutes. Minimalism is the key to capturing an audience and showing off professionalism. In this… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

How to Convert PowerPoint to Video

Did you know that you can turn a PowerPoint deck into a video that plays automatically? This can be a great option for online sharing or creating a video loop to play at events or as a background collage. The best part is that you don’t have to have extra tools because you can convert your slides right into a video file from PowerPoint. We’re going to walk you, step-by-step, through how to convert a PowerPoint template to a video. We’ll also pay special attention to video settings, formats, and… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

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