32 Creative Stationery Mockups That Will Make Your Brand Stand Out

The Power of Presentation: How creative stationery mockups elevate your corporate branding! For graphic designers working on corporate branding, a logo and color palette are just the beginning. A truly cohesive brand identity extends to all touchpoints, including the seemingly small detail of business stationery. But how do you effectively showcase your vision for letterheads,… Continue reading 32 Creative Stationery Mockups That Will Make Your Brand Stand Out

Diary Studies: Understanding Long-Term User Behavior and Experiences

Summary:  Participants log daily activities as they occur to give contextual insights about real-time user behaviors and needs. Defining Diary Studies A diary study is a qualitative user research method used to collect insights about user behaviors, activities, and experiences over time and in context. During a diary study, participants report their interactions and experiences… Continue reading Diary Studies: Understanding Long-Term User Behavior and Experiences

Crafting an effective design system strategy

How to build a strategy, not a roadmap A design system is a product. A product that solves concrete tasks: ensuring consistency reducing development time and much more Most often, the main reason to create a new product is that you want it to be different from the existing ones on the market. After all, why waste time… Continue reading Crafting an effective design system strategy

Norman Doors: how do we still get this wrong?

The confusing design of Cybertruck’s doors. Tesla Cybertruck The concept of the “Norman door” is a well-known and widely recognized principle among designers. Named after design guru Don Norman, it describes any door that proves confusing or difficult to use, highlighting a common design flaw. In this article, we will discuss the application of the… Continue reading Norman Doors: how do we still get this wrong?

The influence of mobile technology on user cognition and memory

Mobile technology is a part of our daily life more than ever before. Such technology can be a bless to our productivity but also make our brain a bit of a lazy thing. I wrote this article for my Interaction Design post-graduate course. I wanted to share with people some of the things I discovered and… Continue reading The influence of mobile technology on user cognition and memory

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

What are Best Laptops for Home, Travel or Office to Accomplish Your Everyday Activities?

As the time passes, the need of computers are increasing everywhere and if when it is about work from home or school/college assignments, the usage of laptops increased rationally after the covid-9 era around the world. But when people are going outside to find the best laptops for home, travel or office, the whole process… Continue reading What are Best Laptops for Home, Travel or Office to Accomplish Your Everyday Activities?

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

Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reflections on a one-year road test of mindfulness meditation Murrumbidgee river, NSW, Australia. The cynical marketing of mindfulness as a panacea for a world of corporate ills have made many of us sceptical about its proclaimed benefits. Mindfulness as a tool for overworked executives. Mindfulness as a relief valve for… Continue reading Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

21 Best Girls T-Shirt Mockups

39 Shares Best female t-shirt mockups to showcase girls t-shirts design, teenage tshirt mockups and adults t-shits mockups in a beautiful realistic apparel textures. T-Shirt mockups are very easy to use just place your design anywhere on the t-shirt and your photo-realistic t-shirt image is ready. ? In this mockup collection you will find female t-Shirt mockups, girls t-shirt… Continue reading 21 Best Girls T-Shirt Mockups

Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Cursive Script

In this lesson of “Mastering Calligraphy”, we’re going to learn how to write in cursive script. Flowing, cursive calligraphy is still seen today on wedding invitations and menus at fancy restaurants. While it looks extremely difficult to ink, it’s actually made of a few basic strokes. Better yet, with the Cursive Script, you hardly ever… Continue reading Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Cursive Script

22 Best T-Shirt Mockup Templates

22 Shares Best t-shirt mockups realistic look with many options. Professional photoshop t-shirt mockup templates are perfect to create a stunning t-shirt design presentation. These t-shirt mockups allow you to showcase your apparel design with a professional look. These PSD mockups are very easy to use, just drag and drop your apparel design on a t-shirt… Continue reading 22 Best T-Shirt Mockup Templates

Lessons from Spotify: using multiple touchpoints to build an identity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Digital-first design is well and truly here and COVID-19 has accelerated the trend. Increasingly, people are aware that a digital brand is a brand built on quality experience and design. Today brands literally live and die in the consumer's hands, and often digital experience is baked into the DNA of… Continue reading Lessons from Spotify: using multiple touchpoints to build an identity

Top 10 Famous Artists to Teach Kids

0 Shares It’s never too early to teach your children about art. Starting in preschool can open up a world of imagination for children. Here are ten artists who make a great place to start and inspire a whole host of engaging activities. Georgia O’Keeffe O’Keeffe’s use of color and perspective were monumental for the… Continue reading Top 10 Famous Artists to Teach Kids

Illustration in Web Design – 31 Fresh Examples

48 Shares Website designing is not just a professional photo, content and grids. In modern web design, Illustration become more powerful and eye-catching way to get customer attention. Illustration in web design are widely used to create Conceptual Portrait, 3D Modeling, Vector Graphics, Clutch Fashion Illustration and many other useful objects and effects which can enhance and improve the quality… Continue reading Illustration in Web Design – 31 Fresh Examples

How to Integrate AI Into Your Toolset

Artificial Intelligence is the use of computers or machines that have been created to work and react like humans. Some of the computers that have AI, are designed to include speech recognition, and learn user behaviours so they can predict activities or decisions before they happen. AI creates a bridge to a new kind of… Continue reading How to Integrate AI Into Your Toolset

30+ Free Tattoo Fonts (Download Now to Use)

Looking for just the right font for your next tattoo? Rumble Tattoos is one of the awesome tattoo fonts found at Envato Elements Well, check out this list of over 30 free tattoo fonts as well as a selection of premium tattoo fonts from Envato Elements. Unlimited Tattoo Font Downloads at Envato Elements Cash-strapped designers will appreciate the list of… Continue reading 30+ Free Tattoo Fonts (Download Now to Use)

20 Masculine E-commerce Websites​ for Father’s Day​

[UPDATED June 2020] Father’s day is the best time to show appreciation for our dads and what better way to do that than to shop? Web design has revolutionized catalog shopping through the decades all thanks to incredible layouts, witty color schemes, and bold sliders. Here are some of the best daddy-friendly sites whose web… Continue reading 20 Masculine E-commerce Websites​ for Father’s Day​

How to Use Instagram To Grow Your Web Design Business

One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make today is ignoring social media marketing or treating it as an afterthought. This is even more so in an increasingly competitive space like the web design niche where small businesses have to strive to leave the shadows of more established brands with years of history… Continue reading How to Use Instagram To Grow Your Web Design Business

Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

Welcome back to our Diversity in Design series on Envato Tuts+. Discover four talented artists with inspiring styles you’ll love. 4 Artists You Should Know: Diversity in Design Celebrate the work of these extraordinary artists. Each with their own unique background, they draw inspiration from their culture and surroundings to create phenomenal designs. Raúl… Continue reading Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

Tips for Using Location-Based Photos on Your Website

Photography can be one of a web designer’s most powerful assets. We can use it to transport users to another place and time. It can convey a feeling and amplify a message. Today, we’re going to focus on images that were taken on location. This can cover anything from a stunning skyline shot… Continue reading Tips for Using Location-Based Photos on Your Website

How to Tell If You’re Destined to Be a Graphic Designer

Some people are incredibly talented and are destined for design. They have a killer eye for aesthetics and branding. Should you learn how to become a graphic designer? Here are some signs you were meant for a career in design. You Love Combining Typefaces You see typefaces in a different way. With so many typefaces… Continue reading How to Tell If You’re Destined to Be a Graphic Designer

International Artist Feature: Slovenia

Welcome back to our International Artist Series. Today, we’re catching up with seven incredible artists from Slovenia, a central European country with vast mountainous scenes and landscapes. I asked each artist how their country and culture influenced their work, and they delivered great responses. Jernej Myint Our first artist, Jernej Myint, is a… Continue reading International Artist Feature: Slovenia