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30+ Best Minimal PowerPoint Templates 2020

Delivering a minimalist PowerPoint presentation can clearly convey your message, and remove any clutter. This collection of modern, minimal PowerPoint templates is a great place to start—they put the focus on you as the speaker, and what you have to convey! These files are all fully editable and can be easily tweaked according to your needs. Most come with hundreds of example slides with graphs, tables, images, text, and more. They’re perfect for giving that next presentation a special touch. Embrace… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50+ Best Slab Serif Fonts of 2020

Slab serif fonts can be used for a variety of purposes, ranging from general body text to headlines, to display copy. It’s a typography variant that has been used widely for digital as well as print purposes, and devices such as Amazon Kindle even use a slab serif as their default font. In order to celebrate this amazing subtype, we have gathered 40+ amazing slab serif fonts that you can use for your next design project. They’re bold, beautiful, and carry plenty of impact. All of the font packs… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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40+ iPhone PSD Mockups (Free + Premium) 2020

An iPhone mockup graphic is the perfect way to demonstrate your app, website, or user interface. We’ve collected dozens of the best iPhone mockup PSDs and vectors, in all shapes and sizes, for your next project. A well-designed mockup can make your app or website interface stand out from the crowd, and it’s the perfect way to present your design to a client. Our iPhone mockup picks vary between photograph-based PSDs, or vectors that can scale to any size. Some are free, some cost a few dollars, but all… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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The 2020 Christmas & Holiday Gift List for Designers

The countdown is on. There are just weeks, days even, remaining until the holiday. We all know that designers can be tough to shop for, so our gift list should be a life-saver! We’ve collected a list of super cool gift ideas for designers, to help you be the perfect secret (or not-so-secret) Santa this holiday season. We’ve got you covered with everything to make your favorite design happy. Find something unique and different for the person close to you, with these wonderful gift ideas… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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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  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Pro Magazine Mockups (Cover + Spread)

Are you working on a professional magazine design? Then you’ll need a professional magazine mockup template to present your design to your clients. We’re here to help you complete that step without an effort. In this collection, we bring you a set of handpicked professional magazine mockups for showcasing both covers and the spread. You can also easily customize these mockups to create a beautiful scene and make your magazine designs look more realistic as well. Our tips for choosing a magazine mockup… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Scrape Search Results in Real-Time With Zenserp SERP API

Do you need to scrape search engine results quickly and reliably? A search API can do the trick. Today, we’re taking a look at Zenserp’s SERP API and how you can make use of it. SERP, or a search engine results page, data can be a useful tool for website owners. You can pull information into your project to provide a more robust user experience. But completing this process manually is close to impossible. You need a tool to pull this data out for you, to help you move ahead with the important task… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Christmas Graphic Design: 5 Tips for Classy Festive Design

From holiday cards to party invitations, to sales promotions, to baubles on a website design. It’s time to start thinking about ways to spruce up your graphic designs for the Christmas season! The trick is creating something that looks classy and festive, not gaudy and overdone. You want Christmas to be threaded through your design, not being garishly overwhelming! Here are five tips to get you on your way with ideas to get you thinking about Christmas graphic design projects with some downloadable… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Vintage Graphic Design: Inspiration, Ideas + Modern Takes

Vintage graphic design is a nifty way to create an old-school feel for projects. Today we’re exploring the vintage graphic design trend, and how to use it in your design projects. Vintage elements can include typography, illustrations, photo styles, and even entire aesthetic palettes. Further, there are different eras to choose from when you want to go for a vintage feel. Vintage themes from different time periods can provide completely different visual properties and techniques to play with. Let’s… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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The Best Black Friday Deal Yet: UX Design Education

There’s a trend this holiday season to opt-out of a lot of the chaos and consider alternative gifts that have more meaning or create greater experiences. To choose something that can benefit yourself, serve a bigger purpose, and not just be another gadget that’ll wind up in the trash six months from now. The gift of a UX education fits perfectly for anyone with a design background. The Interaction Design Foundation is offering a stellar Black Friday deal with 25% off UX courses for Design Shack readers… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Handy Collaboration & Site-Shipping Tools for Creatives From SiteGround

Many creatives and developers would agree that building and managing websites for their clients is fulfilling, yet quite time-consuming work. It can become increasingly difficult when many people are involved in such projects for handling different tasks like coding, preparing content, design, and in the end, shipping the final product to clients. Luckily, our friends at SiteGround Web Hosting now offer a useful set of website management tools in one simple interface that help freelancers, developers… learn more

Design Shack  David Appleyard | 
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30+ Feature-Packed Mockup and Scene Generators

How to effectively showcase your work can always pose something of a dilemma. There are plenty of one-off mockups available for different purposes, but we’re starting to see the release of more and more incredible „scene creators“ that let you create your own mockup scene. These provide unique sets of multiple items that let you combine your design work with multiple items and products, achieve all manner of different presentations — something really unique! Today, we’ve gathered over 15 scene creator… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best Figma Templates, UI Kits + Wireframe Kits

Figma is slowly becoming one of the most popular user interface design apps available today. With the ability to use the tool entirely online, it’s also an easily accessible tool for UI design collaboration and prototyping. Whether you’ve been using Figma to design mobile and desktop user interfaces or if you’re new to the app, you’ll find our Figma templates collection quite useful. In this post, we feature some of the best Figma templates for wireframing, mobile user interface designs, app designs… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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30+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2020

One of the most important aspects of pitching your startup is the presentation. In fact, it’s your pitch deck that’ll do most of the talking during your presentation. These startup pitch deck PowerPoint templates can make all the difference! It goes to say that your startup pitch deck needs to be more than perfect for your presentation to go smoothly. If you’re new to PowerPoint it’s best not to take on the task of designing the pitch deck. But the good news is that you don’t have to hire a designer… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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How to Add Music & Audio to Google Slides

Spice up presentations in Google Slides by adding audio or music files to your deck. Audio can be an engaging way to connect with the audience and keep them interested in the information on the screen. The biggest consideration when it comes to using music or audio files for a presentation is to make sure you have permission to use sound files. You can create your own, buy licensed sound, or find audio with an open, creative commons license. That’s not what we’re going to focus on here. This guide is… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 

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