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Aviationstack Provides Real-Time Flight Data

Never miss a flight again! Or at least help your website visitors ensure that they don’t. Aviationstck is a real-time flight status and global aviation data API that makes integrating airport information into your website or app a breeze. This helpful API scrapes all the right data so that your website outsmarts the competition, and saves you a huge amount of work with queuing different datasets and locations. Here’s a look at aviationstack and how you can make use of it in projects. What is… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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5 New CSS Techniques to Master in 2020

Web designers are fascinated with ways to try new CSS techniques and push the boundaries of what CSS can do. Well-planned CSS can control almost any aspect of a design, and contribute to better overall user experiences—with cleaner and more consistent code. But what techniques are trending? What should you learn next? We have a few ideas for the latest developments to watch this year. Dive in, see what’s hot, and try some of these new CSS tips and techniques to give your next project an exciting edge… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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50 Best Website Color Schemes of 2020

Does it ever seem like certain website color schemes just get all the attention? As with every other aspect of web design, there are color schemes that tend to trend more than others. Bright colors, stark palettes, and even some mismatching schemes are elements of color that are trending. Here’s a look at some of the best website color schemes of 2020 (in no particular order). For each, we’re also sharing the color codes that make up the key elements of the design, so it’s easy to play around with these… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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40+ Best Bootstrap Admin Templates of 2020

Planning to develop a new web app? Or create a stunning backend membership area for your services? Then it’s time to start thinking about designing an admin dashboard. Creating an effective admin dashboard that your users enjoy coming back to over and over again can be a challenging task. You have to work with user experience designers to make sure the design offers the best experience to your users. Thankfully, we have a solution that’ll help you save a lot of money and time, by starting with one of… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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40+ Best Photoshop Patterns of 2020 (Free & Pro)

If you’ve been looking for a creative tileable pattern to make your designs look even more beautiful, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of the best Photoshop patterns with various design styles and aesthetics (both free and premium). When designing a background, whether it’s for a book cover, business card, or a website, using a creative pattern goes a long way to add a personal touch to the overall look of the design. Not to mention that patterns also help… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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How to Use the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year in Design Projects

It might be one of the best public relations moves in the design world. Pantone releases an annual color of the year that sets the tone for color trends for a 12-month cycle. This year’s selection – Classic Blue – is a color that’s highly usable, stable, and instills confidence. A color close to this is likely part of a brand palette that you are familiar with. Here’s a look at Classic Blue and how the color – and similar colors – as inspiration for using the color (or not) in design projects this… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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20+ Best Modern Business Card Templates 2020 (Word + PSD)

A business card is like an identity card for professionals. It’s the key to establishing your authority and promoting your brand, work, and services no matter where you go. So finding the right modern business card template to start from is crucial. Whether you’re attending a business event or a dinner party, you should always be able to pull your business card from your pocket and network with people and potential clients. But how would you design a professional business card if you’re not proficient in… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best InDesign Templates 2020 (For Brochures, Flyers, Books & More)

InDesign is a piece of software that can be used for all manner of design and publishing. With the help of pre-made InDesign templates, you can take full advantage of this software to supercharge your workflow and complete projects in record time. Whether you’re working on a brochure design, flyer design, book, or magazine design, you can easily get a head start in your design process when using an InDesign template that’s already been designed and formatted by professionals. In this post, we’re… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best Business & Corporate PowerPoint Templates 2020

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  Roshan Perera | 
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15 New Year’s Resolutions for Designers in 2020

Happy New Year! Today, we’ve got a nifty guide to resolutions that are specifically for designers. What changes do you hope to make in 2020? Did you know that people have been making resolutions to improve themselves and their lives since the time of ancient Babylonians? I’ll admit to making a few of these myself… now if I could only manage to keep them all year! Good luck with your resolutions and have a wonderful New Year. 1. Redesign Your Website How long has it been since you… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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30+ Best Free Logo Makers + Design Templates 2020

Are you working on a simple logo for a creative or a personal project? Then our collection of free logo makers and logo templates will help you design a better-looking logo without having to break the bank. Sure, using premium logo templates can help make your design look more professional. But, if you’re working on a small project of your own, there are many great free resources you can use to craft a stylish logo on your own while saving money. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best online… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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35+ Best Instagram Post & Story Templates 2020

We’ve handpicked a collection of Instagram post and Story templates with professional designs. You can easily customize these templates to add your own text and images to create a more successful Instagram content strategy. Instagram is one of the best platforms for promoting brands and businesses. But, with millions of posts being added every day, you need to think outside the box to attract your followers’ attention. If you’re tired of using the same old designs to promote your brand and products on… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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10+ Top Graphic Design Trends of 2020

What’s hot in graphic design? One of the things people always want to talk to me about is graphic design trends. Here’s preview of what’s going to be hot in 2020. It’s such an interesting topic because there are trends that change slowly over time – just look at the long evolution of flat design to where we are now – and others that seem to flip overnight. Should you always rush to use the latest graphic design trends in your work? Of course not. But it’s helpful to pick up new ideas, find inspiration… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Geocoding and Geoparsing With Geocodeapi

Do you need geocoding or geoparsing data for your website or digital application? An API is the solution. Geocodeapi allows users to perform these tasks in a scalable manner using worldwide data. Here’s a look at the tool and how you can make the most of it for your projects. What is Geocodeapi? Geocodeapi is a geoparsing and geocoding tool that works at scale. It’s updated frequently to ensure that you are parsing high-quality, accurate, and reliable data. The API does what most people… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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10 Best Free Stock Video Sites in 2020

Need video? From moving images for your own website, to b-roll for clients, having a solid place to find quality stock videos is a must. Today, we’re going to help you „stock“ your toolkit with ten places to find amazing, free stock video for a variety of projects. We are giving you basic information about using stock videos from each vendor; make sure to check specific license agreements before using any stock image or video. These can vary quite a bit, and it’s worth making sure that any video use is… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 

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