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The Best Web Tools in 2019 (And How They’ll Help You)

Freelancers, businesses, and professionals all use a range of web tools and services to get their job done. The landscape changes every year, so today’ we’ve collected 45 varied and versatile choices to help you in your job. You can let these web tools and services handle your daily time-consuming tasks (invoicing, WordPress installation, maintenance – hosting, image optimization, collecting content, and more) so you can focus on growing your business and projects. Why build a website from scratch when… learn more

Design Shack  David Appleyard | 
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20+ Best Vintage & Retro Photoshop Actions

Design trends come and go, but there has always been a trend that stood the test of time—vintage and retro-themed designs. Today we’re diving into our favourite vintage Photoshop actions! No matter how advanced design and technology becomes, there will always be people who appreciate the beauty in classic and retro design. This is why we still see vintage themed posters, greeting cards, banners, and even photographs everywhere. Photoshop makes it easier than ever to create authentic vintage effects. In… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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The Difference Between UI and UX

In today’s creative and technical environment, the terms „UI“ (User Interface) and „UX“ (User Experience) are being used more than ever. Overall, these terms are referring to specialties and ideas that have been around for years prior to the introduction of the abbreviated terminology. But the problem with these new abbreviations is more than just nomenclature. Unfortunately, the terms are quickly becoming dangerous buzzwords: using these terms imprecisely and in often completely inappropriate situations… learn more

Design Shack  Shawn Borsky | 
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17+ Best Free Adobe Illustrator Brushes

If you’re looking for new and creative Illustrator brushes to expand your collection, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of handpicked and free Adobe Illustrator brushes in various categories. Whether you’re an artist working on a new drawing or a designer enhancing a digital design, this list has all sorts of Illustrator brushes for everyone. Keep scrolling to explore the collection and be sure to download all the brushes. After all, they are free! We’ve also… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50+ Best PowerPoint Templates of 2019

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

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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What Is a Logo Template? (And Should I Use One?)

If you’ve ever needed a logo in a pinch, you know how stressful that can be! For a quick design, a logo template can be just the tool to help you develop a logo fast and even show potential ideas off before a design gets too far along. If you’ve never used a logo template before, a good template comes in vector form with everything you need to tweak and play to get the right logo design fast. Here’s how it works, and a few tips on whether it is the right choice for you. What Is A Logo Template?… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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20+ Best Free Flyer Templates

If you’re looking for a creative flyer template with a professional design, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we feature a handpicked collection of the best free flyer templates you can use to make flyers for all sorts of purposes. Designing a flyer involves making a lot of important decisions, from choosing the right font to finding the right colors. It’s a very time-consuming process! All of that work can be easily avoided when using a pre-made template. Usually, it costs around $20 or… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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How to Convert Keynote to PowerPoint

Apple Keynote is one of the most popular apps professionals use to create presentation slideshows. Although, there may come a time when you’ll want to edit a Keynote slideshow in PowerPoint because not everyone has access to the same app. For example, you may run into problems when you’re collaborating on a team presentation or want to share your slideshow with someone else who’s using a Windows device because the Keynote app is exclusive to Apple devices. Thankfully, the Keynote app has a built-in… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 

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