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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  Roshan Perera | 
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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  Roshan Perera | 
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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  Roshan Perera | 
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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  Roshan Perera | 
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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  Carrie Cousins | 
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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  Carrie Cousins | 
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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  Roshan Perera | 
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30+ Best Startup Pitch Deck Templates for PowerPoint 2021

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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7 New & Modern Color Trends 2021

Color is the main component of every design. Even though it may seem like colors always remain the same, it’s actually something that is everchanging. And as a result, it makes way for new color trends every year. In fact, Pantone recently introduced a whopping 294 new colors. According to the company, these colors were invented to fit in with modern trends and to appeal to the new generations. If you’re preparing to start a new design project, staying up-to-date on the latest trends is important… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50+ Best Keynote Templates of 2021

Even though Apple’s Keynote app gives you plenty of tools and options for creating beautiful presentations, it can be tricky to find the time to build a beautiful, custom design. Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered with this collection of the best Keynote templates! With these templates, you don’t have to spend hours designing presentation slides. You can simply edit the slides that have already been crafted by professional designers, customize charts, change colors, and voila! You have your own… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best InDesign TriFold Templates 2021

In this post, we’re featuring a handpicked collection of the best InDesign trifold templates you can use to make professional brochures for promoting businesses and brands. Brochures are the most effective way to promote your brand to a target audience to explain your business goals, mission, as well as to showcase products and services. With the right brochure design, you’ll be able to win more clients and stand out from your competition at the same time. With these trifold brochure templates, you’ll… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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The 8 Best Photoshop Alternatives for Windows (2021)

Looking for a faster and better alternative to Adobe Photoshop? While Photoshop has been a standard for years, that’s starting to change with plenty of new tools for Windows that make easy work of photo editing. Many of these new tools include smart functions that will speed up workflows. The best Photoshop alternatives pack in just the features you need without a lot of fluff you won’t use. Here’s a list of the best Photoshop alternatives for Windows in 2021. Take note of special features to find the… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Best Data Recovery Software for 2021: 7 Top Picks

It’s inevitable: At some point you will lose a project due to a crash, virus, or by accident. But you can be ready to recover information and data quickly with the right data recovery software. There are a plethora of tools on the market – some paid, some free – that can help you bet lost files back. Here, we’re going to look at 7 of the best options so you have one of these tools at the ready when you need it. Perfect for designers, developers, or anyone who wants to have a magic tool up their sleeve… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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7 Effective Personal Branding Tips for Designers (+ Examples)

Branding is an important aspect of every business. Not just for big companies and startups, but it’s also true for freelancers and professionals. Especially for designers. The way you create your personal brand will play a key role in your success as a professional. Because your brand is how your clients perceive your work and your business. How do you create a successful personal brand? As the brand futurist Simon Mainwaring said, you should first „define what your brand stands for, its core values… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Top Graphic Design Trends for 2021

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 2021. 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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