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40+ Best Sketch Templates of 2019

Sketch is a unique app that offers amazing features and functionality for creating app UI designs and mockups. Creating an effective UI for an application requires time, detailed attention, and—most importantly—an idea to get started with! In order to streamline the design process for creating your next app interface, we’ve collected the best Sketch UI templates and materials that you can use for your next app project. All these packs come with hundreds of UI design elements and can be easily… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Usama Nasir | 

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 | 

What’s the Best Font for Subtitles? 5 Examples Compared

When it comes to choosing the best font for subtitles (or any other captioning), nothing matters more than readability. Clear subtitles are more than just identification on the screen, they can be a means of accessibility for many users. You’ve probably seen a fair share of good – and bad – subtitle font options. (I remember watching a movie where the subtitles were yellow and nearly unreadable in some scenes. That’s not a good choice!) Closed captions are also common for viewing video on social media –… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

The Democratization of Logo Design

It’s getting easier all the time for you to create a logo design. It’s no longer purely the realm of expensive design agencies, those with years of Illustrator knowledge, or marketing teams. Better tools are making it easier all the time for you to put together icons and text for a logo design that works for you. Not sure where to start? We have some ideas that can jumpstart your creativity and help you create a logo design. Will it be a logo that ignites a global brand for decades to come? Possibly… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

50+ Best Lightroom Presets of 2019

If you’re looking to supercharge your design workflow this year, updating your Lightroom presets with a new, powerful collection is a good idea! Lightroom presets let you instantly fix, improve, and enhance your photos with a single click. And we’ve found the perfect set of presets just for you. Having the right set of Lightroom presets can be a huge time-saver for designers. Everything from retouching portrait photos, to adding stunning visual effects, enhancing interior photos, optimizing HDR photos… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

30+ Best Fonts for Resume + Cover Letters

Writing the perfect resume or cover letter takes careful creative thinking. And choosing one of the best fonts for a resume or cover letter can help your words have an impact, look professional, and stand out! Of course, the contents of these documents are the key thing. But you do need to carefully consider the design of your resume or cover letter to make it appear professional. In addition to finding the right resume template to represent yourself, choosing the best font for your resume and… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

T-Shirt Design Software: 3 Options & Approaches

Almost every brand, website or even individual has a custom t-shirt. It’s one of the best ways to promote a product, message or just a cool design. But where do you start? Do you need t-shirt design software to get your creative idea on a shirt? Let’s compare a few options. Today, we’re going to explore three different approaches to t-shirt design (from beginner to advanced), as well as three different ways to get your design from the computer to a wearable format. For each of these, we’ll look at a… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

50+ Best PowerPoint Templates of 2019

The key to winning your audience is a perfectly designed PowerPoint presentation. Whether you’re speaking at a conference, pitching to an investor, or talking about sales projections at a business meeting, this collection of the best PowerPoint templates will help you speak to your audience. The way you design your PowerPoint slides will play a key role in the success of your presentation. You need to use the right colors in your slides, structure the content for readability, and visualize data with… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

How to Find the Right Name for Your Small Business

One of the toughest challenges for a startup can be actually coming up with a great name – and website domain – for the business. While the brainstorming process can be a lot of fun for some, it can also get taxing. Using a tool to facilitate the process can help. That’s where a tool like Business Name Generator can come in. Here’s a look at the tool and how it could help your small business or startup. How to Find a Name for Your Business Business Name Generator can help you find… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

15+ Best Premiere Pro Lower Thirds Templates

Lower thirds are an important part of many different types of videos. Especially in news segments, interviews, and even in YouTube videos, a properly placed lower third help add more context to your videos. We’ve hand-picked the best Premiere Pro lower thirds templates to get you off to a great start. Even though a lower third seems like a simple object that anyone can create, it takes some creative thinking and visual effects to make a lower third that actually makes your videos look more professional… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

Phones Keep Getting Larger: Here’s How to Design for Them

Phones keep getting ever-larger, there’s no denying it. Looking back at the original iPhone today, it seems incredulously small. But large phones come with new design considerations and requirements. Let’s dive into them. The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S10 5G comes out later this year. If your website design ready for it? The phone will feature a massive 6.7-inch display — the iPhone XS Max comes in at 6.5 inches, and many common devices are 5.5 inches or larger – making it important that you… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

9 Key Logo Design Trends of 2019

Need a new logo? Whether you’re starting from scratch or just planning a tweak to a current mark, understanding shifts in logo design trends can help you create a design with a modern touch. The big 2019 theme in logo design is to create something that’s just a little bit different. With so many new websites and brands and companies coming online almost every day, it’s no wonder that logos are trending toward designs that stand out. Here’s a look at a few logo design trends for 2019, and how you can… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

50+ Best Keynote Templates of 2019

Even though Apple’s Keynote app gives you plenty of tools and options for creating beautiful presentations, it can be tricky to find the time to build a beautiful, custom design. Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered with this collection of the best Keynote templates! With these templates, you don’t have to spend hours designing presentation slides. You can simply edit the slides that have already been crafted by professional designers, customize charts, change colors, and voila! You have your own… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

20+ Best Fun, Creative PowerPoint Templates

One of the best ways to captivate your audience during a presentation or a speech is to make your PowerPoint slideshow more fun and attractive. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best fun and creative PowerPoint templates you can use to ensure you keep your audience fully engaged throughout your presentation. You can easily edit and customize these templates to make all kinds of presentations, including slideshows for kids, creative events, marketing, startups, and more. See if you can… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

After Effects vs. Premiere: What’s the Difference?

Video has likely become an important part of your website design or marketing strategy. From video hero images to short YouTube videos that help explain a product or service, video is a growing aspect of design. Have you been asked to edit, create or adjust video for a client yet? Chances are it will happen. Here, we’re going to look at two popular video tools from Adobe to help you get a crash course what tool is best to use for video projects – Adobe After Effects or Premiere? What is After… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

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