UX fundamentals for web3, investing in design, automated UI variations

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Crypto-natives have been living and breathing Web 3 for years. They populate an enormous echo chamber of people speaking a language that most tech people can’t even understand, to say nothing of the general public. The sense of wonder and empowerment that comes from knowing you are building the future… Continue reading UX fundamentals for web3, investing in design, automated UI variations

How to Make a Risograph Texture Effect

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Today we will be learning how to make risograph effects in Photoshop using just two gradient maps and one layer mode, along with a couple of layer styles. Add a riso print texture to finish everything off, and you have the perfect 90s… Continue reading How to Make a Risograph Texture Effect

A to Z of Procreate: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks!

The Procreate app for iPad is not just the killer mobile app for artists—it’s genuinely one of the best painting programs ever released. So What Is the Procreate App? In this A to Z of Procreate, I’m going to answer that question with 26 mini Procreate tutorials, as well as Procreate tips and tricks that… Continue reading A to Z of Procreate: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks!

16 Free Websites for Learning to Code in 2021

The best free online coding websites for beginners are hubs of education and insight, designed to take your knowledge and career to the next level. For years, technical careers have been gaining more attention among innovative individuals. In a digital world, people capable of speaking computer language often have the widest selection of job opportunities.… Continue reading 16 Free Websites for Learning to Code in 2021

20 Best New Websites, July 2021

This month we have a variety pack for you. There are all sorts, from the most conservative layouts and structures to more experimental navigation. And we see how even the most traditional and functional websites can connect with users through mood-enhancing color schemes, clever font choices, and illustrations. Non-functional–that is, purely decorative–details can really improve… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, July 2021

30+ Best Procreate Brushes For Illustration (Free & Premium)

94 Shares The best Procreate brushes can add beautiful details to your illustrations and graphic design pieces with a set of hand-picked best procreate brushes. Perfect for drawing, shading, adding textures, halftones effects, and many more illustration art they can be your go-to Procreate brushes for many projects! Download Free and Paid Procreate Brushes and enjoy… Continue reading 30+ Best Procreate Brushes For Illustration (Free & Premium)

10 Vital Elements of Art That Make a Good Design

24 Shares Creating a good print design can be quite a challenge. Even if you’re an experienced web designer who creates all kinds of responsive design and is familiar with all CSS tricks, working on a print project might be quite difficult because print production and web design require you to use different skills and… Continue reading 10 Vital Elements of Art That Make a Good Design

20 Best New Websites, April 2021

This month’s collection contains a combination of big and bold, and clean and minimal. Although basic minimalism is still trendy, with lots of white space and greyscale type, we are seeing it softened with color. This is implemented differently, ranging from hints of off-whites in images to gentle pastels as section backgrounds. Playing around with… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, April 2021

43 Best Botanical Illustrations: Drawing and Painting Inspiration

Bring a refreshing touch of nature to your designs with these awesome botanical illustrations.  Just one of the beautiful plant illustrations we’ll be looking at today Today we will share 43 of the loveliest botanical drawings to be found at Envato Elements, Placeit, and GraphicRiver. Take a look and download your favourites to keep in… Continue reading 43 Best Botanical Illustrations: Drawing and Painting Inspiration

30+ Best New Event Flyers for 2021

Get professional designs in less time! Check out these incredible flyer templates. 30+ New Event Flyers for 2021 Make 2021 a year to remember! Kick off your festive celebrations with modern event flyers that are stunning and surreal. Today we bring you another wonderful collection of design assets from Envato Elements and Envato Market. This… Continue reading 30+ Best New Event Flyers for 2021

9 Free Drawing Apps on Tablets

February 10, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Every artist needs to have their go-to free drawing apps on their devices. It could be to be able to create when random inspiration strikes, or maybe to sketch out ideas for possible projects. Other than that, free drawing apps for devices are great to have handy so that… Continue reading 9 Free Drawing Apps on Tablets

38 Best Photo Collage & Polaroid Mockups (Using an Online Photo Collage Maker)

If you love the distinct look of polaroids and want to use them either on their own or combined with other elements to create terrific photo collage designs, then you’re going to love this article.  Find Out How to Make a Photo Collage Online Today Today we’ll introduce you to the online photo collage maker from Placeit… Continue reading 38 Best Photo Collage & Polaroid Mockups (Using an Online Photo Collage Maker)

25+ Best Free Hand-Lettering Style Fonts (Designs for 2021)

Need a hand-lettering font for your next project? Check out the list of stunning resources below! Hand lettering is a beautiful art for anyone interested in calligraphic letterforms. Artists create each letter by hand while breaking down the characters with creative techniques. This premium hand-lettering font is available on Envato Elements Now you can incorporate… Continue reading 25+ Best Free Hand-Lettering Style Fonts (Designs for 2021)

42 Best Geometric Fonts (Geometric Sans Serif Typefaces to Download)

Geometric sans serif fonts can be a versatile, timeless addition to any font library. They’re a popular choice for logo design, packaging, layout design, and so much more. Clean, elegant, and adaptable, a great geometric typeface can serve so many roles in so many projects. In this article, we’ll observe what makes a geometric typeface,… Continue reading 42 Best Geometric Fonts (Geometric Sans Serif Typefaces to Download)

Exciting New Tools for Designers, January 2021

The new year is often packed with resolutions. Make the most of those goals and resolve to design better, faster, and more efficiently with some of these new tools and resources. Here’s what new for designers this month. Radix UI Radix UI is an open-source UI component library for building high-quality, accessible design systems and… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, January 2021

UX challenge: Teaching a person who is blind to design

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Designing a system for the visually impaired to recognize color. It’s been a year since I published my very first article and it was about solving a problem in accessibility. This problem bothered me for a good half of my life. I finally think that I’ve opened a door to… Continue reading UX challenge: Teaching a person who is blind to design

What Is Expressive Typography?

In this tutorial, we’ll look at how to express emotion through typography by exploring the premise of expressive typography. These techniques can help you make stronger font choices and more communicative design choices, too. We’ll take a look at some expressive typography examples and explore how you can use these concepts in your own work. Soap Bubbles Photoshop… Continue reading What Is Expressive Typography?

How to Make Hyper-Personalization in Web Design Work For You

Personalization; it’s probably one of the most important design trends to emerge in recent years.  As consumers in all industries become more demanding, they’re increasingly searching for online experiences that are customized to suit their individual needs and expectations.  Today, personalization exists in virtually every digital interaction, from adverts on social media to PPC campaigns… Continue reading How to Make Hyper-Personalization in Web Design Work For You

Animal Illustration Inspiration: Character, Wild and Cute!

If you are an animal lover and are looking for cute animal illustrations to include in your designs, then you’ll love this article. Today we’re featuring a number of cute animal illustrations to encourage you to create beautiful animal-inspired projects. Animal Illustrations From Envato Elements Envato Elements hosts thousands of animal illustrations and other great resources for artists… Continue reading Animal Illustration Inspiration: Character, Wild and Cute!

20 Best Creative WordPress Themes From 2020

43 Shares Creative multipurpose WordPress themes for business, IT company, marketing, PC builder store, creative agencies, entrepreneur and startup landing page websites. These Best WordPress Themes are very easy to use, simply drag and drop elements to build a website. In just 1-Click, you can try out any demo that you fancy until you come… Continue reading 20 Best Creative WordPress Themes From 2020

What Is Art Nouveau?

The ornamental Art Nouveau design style emerged in France in the late 19th century and became widely popular across Europe, with the style applied to art, architecture, posters, jewellery, furniture, and textiles.  Alphonse Mucha’s artwork for Dance, 1898. Although Art Nouveau had fallen out of fashion by 1910, contemporary designers and illustrators are now revisiting… Continue reading What Is Art Nouveau?

Best Colleges to Study Graphic Design

0 Shares Over the last several years, graphic design has gained more popularity worldwide and not because people have suddenly discovered their love for art. First, this is one of the key components in the IT industry for creating user-friendly design and experience for smartphone users. Secondly, this job can be easily done on a… Continue reading Best Colleges to Study Graphic Design

Advantages of Hiring a Design Agency to Develop Your Business’ Brand Identity

In life, as well as in business, first impressions are crucial. That’s why developing your business’ brand identity is vital to ensuring its success. While branding is something that you and your team can do by yourselves, you may find that it’s much more advantageous to hire a design [d]agency to work with you on… Continue reading Advantages of Hiring a Design Agency to Develop Your Business’ Brand Identity

35 Best Calligraphy Fonts

Add a modern calligraphy font to your designs. Explore this amazing selection of cool calligraphy letter fonts curated from GraphicRiver and Envato Elements. Shania is one of the best calligraphy fonts available on Envato Elements. 35 Best Calligraphy Fonts Calligraphy is an exquisite art form. From calligraphy tattoo fonts to wedding invitations, each letter is… Continue reading 35 Best Calligraphy Fonts