Design blogs

Best Free T-Shirt Design Software in 2021

When it comes to designing a shirt, you have two primary options – design it yourself using graphic design tools such as Adobe Illustrator or use software made for the job. The good news is that there are plenty of free t-shirt design software options to consider! There are a growing number of platforms that specialize in t-shirt design and can help you create something that people will want to wear. Some of these tools integrate with a t-shirt sales portal as well, making the process even easier. Here… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

40+ Best Free Photoshop Brushes 2021

If you’re a professional designer or an illustrator who use Photoshop for design work you’ll find this collection of free Photoshop brushes quite valuable. With the right set of brushes, you can go beyond your imagination to create unique graphic designs, illustrations, effects, backgrounds, and so much more using Photoshop. Of course, you don’t always have to pay to get the best brushes. We scoured the web to find the best free Photoshop brushes and divided them into a few popular categories. Have a… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 


For this book tea friends from the German-speaking countries waited long: TEATRIP is a fascinating journey by the realm of the center. It points the whole variety out of the Chinese tea culture in breath-robbing pictures and accompanying Stories. – Understand the differences & characteristics of China’s most famous tea cultivation areas. – Learn exciting details about the cultivation, processing and preparation of China’s six major tea varieties: Oolong, white, green, yellow, black, and Pu-Erh… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 

11 Tips for Creating a Usable Website Contact Page

Peek at the analytics. Chances are that your contact page is among the most visited on our website. It’s for good reason. Visitors will seek out a contact page to get additional information about your company or business, find your location, or get in touch. Now the bad news. This is an often-neglected part of the website design. Too many websites don’t take care of the contact page, resulting in missed opportunities and conversions. You can remedy that right now with these tips for creating a… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

30+ Best Photoshop Filters + Plugins 2021 (+ How to Use Them)

If you’re looking for unique Photoshop filters to turn your photos into artwork, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we feature a collection of the best Photoshop filters and plugins you can use to add various effects to photos. There are many benefits to using Photoshop filters. They are quite useful in crafting creative graphic designs such as posters, flyers, logos, and much more. While Photoshop itself comes with a set of default filters they don’t offer much value. Thankfully there are… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

Winter Workshops 2021—Basel School of Design

Graphic design uses visual compositions to solve problems and communicate ideas through typography, imagery, color, and form. It is an evermore exchange of visual design tools—and most importantly—of knowledge. Though there’s no delimitation, each type of graphic design requires specific set of skills and design techniques, whether if you want to specialize yourself and go deep into one discipline or focus on a set of related, similar types. But because the industry is constantly changing, designers must… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 

25+ Best Instagram Mockup Templates (Story & Post) 2021

Instagram is a platform full of visual designs. The better your photos look, the more attention you get. And when you’re a designer promoting Instagram posts and story designs, you’ll need an equally beautiful mockup to showcase them. Whether you’re a digital marketing agency showing off designs on a portfolio or a freelancer presenting Instagram designs to a client, you’ll need gorgeous-looking mockups to showcase your designs like a true professional. To help you find the right mockup for your… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

10 Best Prototyping Tools for Designers 2021

Prototyping is part of every designer’s creative process. It’s an integral part of your work that helps win projects and clients. We believe every designer should have a proper prototyping tool. And today we aim to help you find one. Whether you’re a user experience designer or an interface designer looking for a good prototyping tool, we’ve got you covered. In this guide, we take a look at the best prototyping tools for UI and UX designers of all kinds. You’ll find both free prototyping tools as well… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

Typeface of the Month: Sukhumvit Tadmai

Today it is time again to discover the contemporary world of type design. We are proud to present our new Typeface of the Month: Sukhumvit Tadmai  by the Thai Type Foundry Cadson Demak. Sukhumvit Tadmai, developed from Sukhumvit, is a typeface that embodies simplicity. It is known for its versatile nature, designed for optimal flexibility in modern communications. In this version, each glyph is refined for modern usage and context. Sukhumvit Tadmai is widely known as Sukhumvit Set  among popular… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

50+ Best Landscape Lightroom Presets 2021

Unlike taking portrait photos, capturing beautiful scenes in travel and landscape photos is quite difficult because you have to work with the natural lighting conditions. With the power of a landscape Lightroom preset, you can add incredible depth and personality to your landscape photos with just a few clicks! Whether you’re a professional photographer using a DSLR or a traveler snapping photos with a smartphone, Lightroom is a must-have app that will help improve your landscape photos. One of the many… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

15+ Best Twitch Panel Templates & Makers 2021 (Free & Premium)

Twitch panels are an important part of your streaming setup. They not only help promote your channel and grow your audience but also helps generate more donations as well. You should always use a set of Twitch panels with professional designs. It will make your Twitch profile look more professional as well as help you stand out among thousands of other streamers. We handpicked a collection of Twitch panel templates that are must-haves for a complete Twitch profile. There are panel designs for all kinds… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

8 Tips to Nail Your Design Presentation

Presenting your design to a client is often a chance to make a key first impression. It can set the tone for how the project will be received. A spot-on design presentation can help you set the stage for success. There’s a lot that can go into a design presentation – the work itself, slides or a presentation, how you talk about and define the work, and even your skills as a presenter. Here, we’ve got plenty of tips (and even a few tricks) to help you nail every design presentation every time… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

Petite Passport Magazine #02

It isn’t exactly the right time to launch a travel and design magazine. Europe is slowly turning into an orange zone again, face masks and self-quarantine have become a habit. But on the other side, after all we’re waiting to get out, to dream about places we like to go and to make plans to travel again. Petite Passport Magazine #02 is a celebration of all of the inspiring places we love to travel to. With background stories, interviews, featured hotels, guides and maps. In Issue #02 the team of … learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 

6 Reasons Why Cloudways Is a Great Managed Hosting Choice

Finding the right web host can be a little overwhelming – there are several great choices with features that are essential to streamlining business operations. In this article, I am going to introduce Cloudways, a great managed hosting solution with top performance, reliability, and excellent support. From in-built CDNs, to free SSL certificates, and the ability to choose the platform on which your account is hosted. There’s plenty of flexibility, and a lot to like about this hosting service… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

40+ Best Microsoft Word Brochure Templates 2021

Today, we’re bringing you a set of professionally designed Microsoft Word brochure templates to help you get a head start on your next brochure project. Every designer has a collection of pre-designed templates. These templates not only allow you to enhance your workflow but also save hours of time otherwise spent searching for an inspiring starting point. Whether you’re working on a brochure for a business, a case study, report, or a project proposal, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from in… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 

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