Visual Design: Glossary

Summary:  Use this glossary to quickly clarify key terms and concepts related to visual design. Visual design requires knowledge and understanding of many jargon terms. Use this glossary as a reference as you delve into visual and user interface design. Jump to a definition in the table or review the complete glossary. Aesthetic-Usability Effect Users’… Continue reading Visual Design: Glossary

7 Tips for Memorable and Easy-to-Understand Imagery

Summary:  A few relevant, high-quality visuals placed next to associated text can boost users’ comprehension of your content and its memorability. When implemented strategically, visuals can enhance users’ ability to understand and remember products. Here are seven best practices for memorable visuals. #1 Choose or Create Relevant Visuals Visuals exist alongside other content, and users… Continue reading 7 Tips for Memorable and Easy-to-Understand Imagery

4 Ways You Can Test Your Design System in Figma

Consistency is key for a successful UX design system. Learn about different ways to test your design system in Figma. Keeping consistency and efficiency across design projects is essential. A good UX design system must include all the elements that make up your brand’s visual and functional identity. As you may already know, one of… Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Test Your Design System in Figma

30 Free Xmas Graphics

Compilations By Louise North 4 days ago We’ve reached that time of year when all marketing is on a singular theme: snow, presents, and turkey (or nut roast, if that’s your preference). These last few weeks running up to the Christmas break can be an endless trudge through grey, cold weather if you’re in the… Continue reading 30 Free Xmas Graphics

15 Best New Fonts, November 2023

Fonts By Ben Moss 2 days ago 2023 is almost over, and the new fonts are still coming thick and fast. This month, we’ve found some awesome variable fonts, some revivals, and one or two novelty fonts to get you through the holiday promotion work. Enjoy! Dash Dash is the result of detailed scientific study… Continue reading 15 Best New Fonts, November 2023

15 Best New Fonts, October 2023

Fonts By Ben Moss Yesterday We’re entering the final quarter of 2023, and even in the pre-holiday lull, there are still plenty of fonts to get excited about. In this month’s edition of our roundup of the best new fonts for designers, there are lots of revivals, some excellent options for logo designers, and some… Continue reading 15 Best New Fonts, October 2023

Housing, It’s a Human Right (Part 1)

A 3-Part Series on the digital accessibility of the housing process experienced by people with disabilities. In this 3-part series, we will look at the challenges and rewards of the entire experience surrounding the process of acquiring housing for people who live with a disability.  We will look at: Buying an existing home Leasing an… Continue reading Housing, It’s a Human Right (Part 1)

15 Best New Fonts, September 2023

Fonts By Ben Moss 4 days ago Nothing upgrades your designs like selecting the right font. It’s all too easy to fall into the trap of using the same typeface over and over, so every month, we publish this roundup to freshen up your font menu. In this month’s edition, you’ll find plenty of sans-serifs… Continue reading 15 Best New Fonts, September 2023

Why Ive's way of doing personal projects is good for designers

Why Ive’s way of doing personal projects is good for designers Personal projects should be an important part of life as designers, but is mixed with the work and the realities of an in-house design team, which can be a messy process. Often, the question of fulfilment comes into play. Surprisingly, the answers to fulfilment… Continue reading Why Ive's way of doing personal projects is good for designers

Good UX is not enough without a proper communication plan

To make a design thrive, you should support it with strategies to make it even more robust and accepted. There should be a coexistence between a practical design that should be free of explanation (invisibility) and effective communication (notoriety) Like many designers, I’ve been practicing this mantra all my career: “Good design is invisible,” but… Continue reading Good UX is not enough without a proper communication plan

40 Best New Fonts of 2022

Choosing the right typefaces for your website can elevate a design from dour to delightful. The right typeface gives personality to your brand voice and can make sure your content gets read. And so, every month, we put together a roundup of the best new fonts for web designers. In this roundup of the year,… Continue reading 40 Best New Fonts of 2022

15 Fonts Similar to Lato (& Pairing Examples!)

What makes the Lato typeface such a popular font for designers? In this article, we will learn a little about Lato and its font history and introduce you to some Lato font alternatives, as well as a selection of font pairing choices. Check out Arthura, an alternative font choice to Lato from Envato Elements History… Continue reading 15 Fonts Similar to Lato (& Pairing Examples!)

What is a Font?

What is the definition of a font? What is the difference between a font and a typeface?  These are some of the questions we will be seeking to answer today before sharing our top ten favourite examples of fonts from Envato Elements.  What Is a Font? A font is a set of text characters, numbers,… Continue reading What is a Font?

16 Fonts Similar to Cern

Cern is a sans serif typeface you cannot miss. If you are looking for fonts similar to Cern to use in your next design project, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we will introduce you to some fonts like the Cern typeface, which will be a great addition to your font… Continue reading 16 Fonts Similar to Cern

It takes a village to raise 5-year-old designers

Some of us are both designers and parents. Some of us may have designers as parents. Some of us may even be designers creating products for children. Nevertheless, all of us were once children. Being a child may be a distant memory, to an extent we forget what it is like to be a kid.… Continue reading It takes a village to raise 5-year-old designers

20 Best Sans Serif and Serif Font Combinations (Sophisticated Font Pairings)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Looking for new sans serif and serif fonts combinations? In this article, you’ll find the best font family combinations. Fonts are a key component for communicating a message. Serif and sans serif fonts are the most well-known groups of typefaces. Learn how to combine serif and sans… Continue reading 20 Best Sans Serif and Serif Font Combinations (Sophisticated Font Pairings)

16 Fonts Similar to Eurostile

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Wondering what fonts are similar to Eurostile LT Std? We have a great list of substitutions for the popular science fiction font.  Eurostile has been known for its popular uses: technology-based branding and science fiction artwork. Watch any TV show and movie from the 60s and 70s,… Continue reading 16 Fonts Similar to Eurostile

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?

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

Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this article, we touch on the different animal symbolisms and why brands opt to use animal-themed logos. Animal symbolism is based on each animal’s traits and stories from different cultures. It’s easy for people to form an emotional bond with a living thing. Animal logos are… Continue reading Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

Best College Fonts (Block, Letters & Numbers to Download)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} When you need a college block font for your T-shirt design or another project, you need a resource you can count on. Envato Elements and GraphicRiver offer a great selection of college block font downloads. Today we will share some of the best college fonts you can… Continue reading Best College Fonts (Block, Letters & Numbers to Download)

21 Best Foil & Rose Gold Invitations (For Weddings, Parties, and More!)

When you want to create eye-catching invitations, there’s nothing more beautiful than rose gold invitations. Today we will take a look at the best blank rose gold invitation templates to be found at Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. Unlimited Downloads at Envato Elements Envato Elements is a terrific resource for blank rose gold invitations as well… Continue reading 21 Best Foil & Rose Gold Invitations (For Weddings, Parties, and More!)

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

7 Effective Tips To Help Make Your Logo Stand Out

29 Shares When it comes to a company’s logo, it is the ultimate symbol that represents a company. Hence, it needs to be just right and perfect. According to studies, more than 65% of the world’s population consists of visual learners, meaning they are more likely to remember the company’s logo rather than the name.… Continue reading 7 Effective Tips To Help Make Your Logo Stand Out