3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

There are a lot of dark, retro vibes trending in website design right now. Although there are still some light projects popping up – including a pastel trend below – a lot of what we are seeing has a quite moody feel. Here’s what’s trending in design this month.   Pastel Color Palettes Let’s start… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation

Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation Mental shortcuts and cognitive frameworks aren’t only useful in everyday judgments and problem-solving. When faced with creative challenges, we can also tap into our “design brain” to channel previously encountered ideas into our own work. At their core, design heuristics are the combination, exploration, or transformation of often already… Continue reading Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation

Design systems; the great connector

Like a backwards prism, design systems focus the energy of many teams into a single beam. They spread efficiency and consistency, but they also shape culture and hone brand expression. They’re about bringing it all together, across disciplines, to form alignment and a cohesive outcome. What’s the big deal about design systems, anyways? You might have heard… Continue reading Design systems; the great connector

How to Create a Brochure Mockup in Photoshop

If you’re looking to present your latest design project or establish a portfolio of your work, a good square trifold brochure mockup is a fantastic start! You’ll learn everything you need to know in this easy-to-follow square brochure mockup tutorial and will walk away with design skills that you can apply straight away. In this… Continue reading How to Create a Brochure Mockup in Photoshop

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

Looking for the best Tools and Resources for Designers and Agencies? They’re in this article

Posted · Category: Design, Tools <!– –> An effective, well-organized workflow is an important web design asset. It can be a critical asset for a professional web designer. But less experienced designers and beginners also appreciate having design tools or resources at their disposal. It makes their work easier and more efficient. There are many… Continue reading Looking for the best Tools and Resources for Designers and Agencies? They’re in this article

15 Best New Fonts, December 2021

Are you tired of using the same old Google fonts from website to website? You’re in luck! In this month’s roundup of the best new fonts, we’re showcasing the latest and greatest fonts from independent type foundries and designers worldwide.   Astronef Super Astronef Super is a retro-futuristic font collection with seven styles that are… Continue reading 15 Best New Fonts, December 2021

7 Websites with Incredible Animation For Inspiration

Websites with animation are pretty common nowadays and we don’t even know it. The animation could be injected into a website to make it the main focus of interest – landing pages, backgrounds, headers, and more. However, some websites introduce the animation so subtly, readers don’t often notice it. This could be via scrolling, navigation,… Continue reading 7 Websites with Incredible Animation For Inspiration

Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2021

Since school is back in session, this month’s roundup has a learning focus. In addition to tools, many of the resources include guides, tutorials, and cheat sheets to help make design work easier. Here’s what’s new for designers this month. ScrollingMockup.io ScrollingMockup.io generates high-definition, animated scrolling mockups in minutes. All you have to do is… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2021

Popular Design News of the Week: July 26 2021 – August 1, 2021

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: July 26 2021 – August 1, 2021

Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students

0 Shares There are thousands of different career options for students, but one of the most popular and fastest-growing is in web design. By mastering technical coding and design skills, students can develop their creativity by making aesthetically pleasing and functional websites. While still in their freshman year of college, students can begin honing their… Continue reading Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students

4 Wacom Tablet Alternatives for Designers on a Budget

July 19, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment The best tools to create digital art are all within our grasp. Devices with special software and features that could turn any sketch into art. Wacom tablets are the traditional go-to of digital artists and designers. However, these devices may come with a hefty price tag.… Continue reading 4 Wacom Tablet Alternatives for Designers on a Budget

Popular Design News of the Week: July 12 2021 – July 18, 2021

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: July 12 2021 – July 18, 2021

Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2021

The dog days of summer are here. From vacations to pool time, you might not be thinking about work that much. But there are still plenty of new tools and resources popping up to help you become a better or more efficient designer. Here’s what new for designers this month. Haikei Haikei is a web… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2021

5 Uses of Outsized Typography in Web Design

June 14, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Outsized typography in web design is one of the most recent trends. With the advent of simple, neutral, and minimalist designs, designers must find a new avenue of adding drama and effect to their concepts. It is through this that outsized typography has played a big… Continue reading 5 Uses of Outsized Typography in Web Design

27 Best Free Script Fonts for Designers

27 Shares Stylish collection of lettering bold scripts, brush fonts and free script fonts are available for commercial and personal use. These free fonts are perfect for Mockups, Logo Design, Badges, Branding, Apparel, Badge, Packaging, Invitation, print design, Web UI and more. The following typefaces and fonts are ideal to make an attractive design and fit for any artwork. Take… Continue reading 27 Best Free Script Fonts for Designers

15 Fresh Free Fonts for Designers

16 Shares The latest collection fresh free fonts for designers. Highest quality commercial-use fonts available in truetype and opentype format. These fonts are applicable for any type of print, business cards, flyer design and so on. These new fonts are perfect addition to your design arsenal. All free fonts are good for quotes typography, newspapers and posters… Continue reading 15 Fresh Free Fonts for Designers

3 Essential Design Trends, May 2021

Spring and fresh designs are in the air. This month, it’s obvious that designers are feeling creative with new and interesting concepts that range from a new style for cards, homepage experimentation with multiple entry points or calls to action, and risky typography options. Here’s what’s trending in design this month. 1. “Flat” Cards Card-style… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, May 2021

5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

Stop procrastinating and get unstuck with these tips to enhance your branding and attract clients. You’re a busy freelance designer. You’re always hustling hard to make sure that your clients are taken care of — a bit too hard, in fact. You consistently deliver amazing design work for your clients, but you’ve been procrastinating on investing… Continue reading 5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

The best thing about writing about website design trends each month is looking at all the great sites that are being developed. Designers are stretching creatively and exploring new techniques and ways of doing things all the time. It’s refreshing and inspiring. This month, some of those trends include a style that nods to brutalism,… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

Popular Design News of the Week: March 22, 2021 – March 28, 2021

Everyday design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe to… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: March 22, 2021 – March 28, 2021

Graphic Design Trends 2021 Designers Should Follow

15 Shares You cannot maintain relevance in the graphic design world if you remain static. Investing in the right graphic design tools is the first step. That is why you spare no expense on specific devices. You probably have the best laptop for graphic design with all the latest updates. Efficiency and performance are critical… Continue reading Graphic Design Trends 2021 Designers Should Follow