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20+ Best Billboard Mockups

If you’re currently designing a billboard or a banner design, then you should also prepare for how to present it to your client. Because the way you’re going to showcase your design will influence the final decision of your clients. It’s one part of the project that you should invest in, without holding back. Luckily, you don’t have to spend days trying to find a way to showcase your billboard design. You can simply use a pre-designed billboard mockup template to get that job done. To help you find… learn more

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15+ Best Icon Fonts for Web & UI Design (Free + Premium)

Icon fonts are one of the most useful elements that web and UI designers simply can’t live without. Today we’re bringing you a collection of the best modern and creative icon fonts you can use in your website and user interface designs. With icon fonts, you don’t have to rely on libraries of PNG files. You don’t have to resize and edit icons using vector files to make them fit into your website designs. And, more importantly, you don’t have to worry about optimizing the icons for various screen sizes… learn more

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How to Make a Brochure on Microsoft Word (Using a Template)

Did you know you can make a brochure using a common tool such as Microsoft Word? It’s actually a really capable tool for brochure design, for creating a high-quality, professional outcome. With a good template, you can turn a simple Word document into a carefully designed brochure that you can get printed or push as a PDF online. Here, we’ll walk through the steps using a template that you can download from Envato Elements. You can use what you learn for any type of brochure, using Microsoft Word –… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

What Is Adobe XD? a 101 Intro

Adobe’s UX design tool seems to be picking up speed. Have you tried Adobe XD yet? The tool is part of the design giant’s suite of software. It meets a need that was being filled by other tools such as Sketch and Figma. But thanks to Adobe’s large customer base, XD is proving itself a viable option. Here, we’ll look at what Adobe XD is – and isn’t – to help you figure out if this tool might be worth exploring. Whether you’re already sold on Adobe XD and want to learn more, or you’re weighing it up… learn more

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20+ Best Sketch iOS App Templates

Sketch is one of the most popular vector graphics editing tools user interface designers can’t live without. The app makes it so easy for designers to craft fluid mobile app user interfaces in a way unlike any other tool out there. Did you know that you can actually make the process of designing apps and interfaces in Sketch much easier with templates? With Sketch templates, you get to import pre-designed sections you need to design app interfaces, like app icons, interface layouts, content layouts… learn more

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20+ Website Wireframe Templates (For Sketch, Photoshop + More)

Making a complete website wireframe is supposed to be a simple task. But, starting from scratch without a template or quick-start guide can be a nightmare. It takes significant work to make wireframe look beautiful, as well as being optimised for functionality. Especially when you have to create a wireframe to get a client’s approval, or to showcase to a team. Thankfully, you can use wireframe templates to create more professional wireframes without having to hand-craft everything. These templates… learn more

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20+ School Newsletter Templates

A school newsletter template can help you create an effective way to bridge the gap between teachers, students, and parents to keep everyone updated on the latest news and upcoming events. If your school don’t have a newsletter yet or planning on revamping your old newsletter design, use these easy to use school newsletter templates to instantly craft a more professional and attractive newsletter. This collection includes customizable newsletter templates for all kinds of schools, colleges, and… learn more

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Favicon Examples, Best Practices and Techniques

Do you ever pay attention to those tiny icons at the tops of browser tabs? How about when you save a shortcut to a website or page online? Those tiny images, or favicons, are designed especially for that purpose. There’s a pretty distinct difference between what makes for a good or bad tiny icon. You’d be forgiven for thinking that design decisions at the tiny scale matter less. But a poorly designed favicon can reflect badly on your brand. Today we’re looking at what these icons are, basic design… learn more

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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

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20+ Best Chunky Fonts

Chunky and chubby fonts are a great choice for designing fun and creative titles for all kinds of designs. In this post, we bring you a selection of the best chunky fonts with many different styles. Due to their unique style of design, chunky fonts are most suitable for creative, fun, and entertaining designs. Our list of chunky fonts includes different types of fonts for designing everything from posters to greeting cards and much more. Start exploring the list to find the right chunky font for your… learn more

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How + Why to Use a Website Wireframe Template

Wireframing is one of those design processes that happens organically and intentionally. How many times have you sketched an idea during a meeting? How many times have you created a presentable wireframe for a client meeting? Both types of wireframes are equally important parts of the design and iteration process. The latter takes a little more effort to create, and that’s where a wireframe template comes in. Here’s everything you need to know about using them effectively, and how they can help to save… learn more

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50+ Best Keynote Templates of 2020

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

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20+ Best Adobe XD UI Kits + Templates 2019

Today we’re bringing you a collection of some of the best Adobe XD UI kits and templates. With these templates, you can create more professional-looking designs using Adobe’s stellar UX design tool. Adobe XD took everyone by surprise when it was released with a free plan. It wowed many user experience and user interface designers as it served as a great Sketch app alternative. Something that was much needed by the Windows users. Adobe XD app itself has many features that make it a great tool for UX… learn more

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Designers, Get Your Custom Domain at Hover

Looking for a way to make your design portfolio – or any other website, for that matter – stand out? A custom, top-level domain is the start. Hover is a leading provider of domains and mailbox services for you or your small business. You can snag a new domain or transfer an existing one to their platform. Not sure how to get started? Here’s everything you need to know about Hover and the services and tools they provide for individuals and businesses. What is Hover? Simply… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

50+ Best PowerPoint Templates of 2020

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

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