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30+ Best InDesign Templates 2021 (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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5 Ways Designers Can Master Digital Drawing

To draw or not to draw — that is the question, and it’s a controversial one among designers. Some say it isn’t mandatory for designers to know how to draw nowadays, but others maintain that it’s a must-have skill for every artist. Famous concept artist Bryant Koshu shares these views: I once heard my colleague say: „I’m a designer but I can’t draw.“ In his opinion, his job was about designing and searching for optimal solutions rather than creating art. But after a while, he enrolled in a drawing… learn more

Design Shack  Bryant Koshu | 
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30+ Best Free Logo Makers + Design Templates 2021

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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30+ Best Business & Corporate PowerPoint Templates 2021

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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40+ Best Bootstrap Admin Templates of 2021

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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30+ Best Business & Corporate Fonts 2021

If you’re looking for the perfect font for a logo, business card, stationery, or any kind of branding for a corporate business, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we bring you a curated collection of the best fonts you can use with designs related to business and corporate brands. Whether you’re making a business flyer, poster, signage, or searching for a font for your brand identity, you’ll find all kinds of fonts in our collection that can be used with various design projects and purposes… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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10 Best Free Stock Video Sites in 2021

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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25+ Best Free Poster Templates (Illustrator & Photoshop) 2021

A poster is not just a piece of marketing material. It’s also a way to express your brand and connect with your audience. That’s why it takes a lot of work to design an effective poster. But, what if you don’t have the budget to hire a designer or the time to design it yourself? That’s where free poster templates come to help. In this roundup, we feature many different types of free Illustrator poster templates and Photoshop poster templates you can use to design your own posters for your small business… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Brochure Design Ideas & Inspiration for 2021

Almost every designer has created a brochure at some point. And there’s a strong possibility you’ll be asked to design another! Whether it’s for a client or to promote your own business, there’s an art to designing a brochure. And then there’s an added challenge: brochure design isn’t just for print anymore. Digital brochures are just as popular as the hard-copy versions. It’s quite common for clients to request a printed brochure with a digital shareable file of the same design. Don’t sweat this… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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50+ Best App Landing Page Templates 2021

Whether your app landing page is encouraging people to sign up, register, join, or subscribe, it’s a key thing to get right. A carefully designed mobile app landing page can make-or-break your conversion rates, and it’s worth taking the time to get right! Landing pages can hold a huge amount of value, and if you’re looking to create a specific layout, we have just the collection to help you. We’ve tracked down over thirty-five of the best-looking app landing page templates for your next project. Every… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Web Design Trends to Watch in 2021

The average life of a website is three years. And design elements – such as color and typography – often get updated more frequently than that. That’s why it is so important to keep up with web design trends. Doing this allows you to make small tweaks to your design today so that it won’t be out of date tomorrow. This guide will help you create an on-point design plan for 2021! 1. Light/Dark Mode Toggle The ability to toggle between dark mode and light mode is an in-demand feature… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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35+ Best Google Slides Themes & Templates 2021

Google Slides is one of the best free tools available for creating a quick slideshow presentation. And we’ve collected some of the best Google Slides themes and templates to help you create a visually stunning slide deck. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best Google Slides templates you can use to create a professional presentation without designing everything from scratch. This collection includes various types of Google Slides themes, including templates for marketing purposes, startup pitch… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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30+ Best Poster Mockup Templates 2021

Without the right poster mockup to showcase your work professionally, your poster design doesn’t have the chance to stand out from the crowd. It’s often easy to overlook the way you present and showcase your poster designs! That’s why it’s worth investing in a set of useful poster mockup templates, to showcase your work in a beautiful setting. If you’re working on a poster design right now, you’re in luck. Because we’ve picked out a collection of the absolute best poster mockups from all over the web… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Prototype Faster & Easier With Justinmind 9

Justinmind 9 is revamped and ready to help you create website and app prototypes faster. The new release is packed with features that will make work life easier. (And that’s something we could all use right now.) Here’s a look at Justinmind 9 and all the features you’ll find with this tool. Whether you’re looking to take your UX design to the next level, save time with the array of tools you use, or start building fully interactive prototypes, Justinmind is a tool very much worth considering… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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How to Be a Freelance Graphic Designer in 2021: A 10 Step Plan

Do you have dreams of ditching your day job and becoming a full-time freelance graphic designer? Start putting your plan in motion. Most freelancers start with graphic design as a side hustle, but with determination, business planning, and a solid work ethic, you can build as much business as you want to create a sustainable career. Here are 10 steps to help you get started. Trust me, I’ve tested them all in my decade as a freelancer! Step 1: Start Building a Portfolio A strong… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 

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