30+ Best Fancy Fonts With Decorative Alphabet Letters (2021)

Need fancy text fonts? Check out this inspiring list of premium resources! How do you stand out from the crowd in design? Though many are drawn to the popular minimalist trends, other designers are learning the incredible benefits of bucking trends and going for fancy letter fonts. Use an awesome fancy letter font like this… Continue reading 30+ Best Fancy Fonts With Decorative Alphabet Letters (2021)

How To Create A Great Ad To Showcase Your Web Design Skills

More often than not, web designers tend to create ads assuming that those who see their ads will immediately hire them for their services.  It may work in the past, but times have changed, and there are many more web designers now. Web design services are no longer scarce. In fact, the internet has an… Continue reading How To Create A Great Ad To Showcase Your Web Design Skills

15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

Designers are always in search of unique ways to display content. Yet there is a delicate balance between something that looks good and is both accessible and intuitive. Everything needs to be in harmony, otherwise the end result suffers. Neumorphic UIs can serve as an effective solution. Neumorphism is a design technique that is based… Continue reading 15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

30 Hilarious Print Advertisements

December 28, 2020 by Tom Walker 155 Comments In today’s world of interactive web-based marketing, viral campaigns, and high production television commercials, printed ads remain one of the most effective means for advertisers to reach their audience. The printed format, whether it is for magazines, newspapers, or billboards, sets specific challenges for ad designers. For… Continue reading 30 Hilarious Print Advertisements

How to Install and Use Procreate Brushes

What You’ll Be Creating Found some of the best Procreate brushes, but not sure how to install or use them? In this tutorial, we’ll look at installing and utilizing Procreate brushes, as well as some customization basics. We’ll wrap up with a demo of a newly installed brush set. Please keep in mind that Procreate and… Continue reading How to Install and Use Procreate Brushes

5 Reasons To Use an Online Whiteboard During The Pandemic

Classic whiteboards are so last season! We have just reviewed the new and improved online whiteboard offered by Miro and that’s the conclusion we drew. With the new Covid-19 Pandemic taken place this year and the rapid evolution of technology, people have become more familiar with the term “Work from Home”. So, as the remote… Continue reading 5 Reasons To Use an Online Whiteboard During The Pandemic

4 Strategies to Boost Your Website’s Conversion Rates

Picture this scenario. The top end of your marketing funnel is starting to run like a well-oiled machine. Each month, more and more visitors are streaming to your site via your increasingly effective email campaigns, Facebook ads, and content marketing strategy. Much to your consternation, though, this increase in traffic doesn’t translate to a proportionate… Continue reading 4 Strategies to Boost Your Website’s Conversion Rates

Branding 101: Creating the Visual Identity for Your Business

There are so many things to think about when first starting a business. What will your business offer? How will this differ from existing solutions? Who will benefit most from your offering? And why are you so passionate about this? If you haven’t done so yet, work through this exercise to come up with your… Continue reading Branding 101: Creating the Visual Identity for Your Business

You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users

[unable to retrieve full-text content] You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users The customer is always right. See that black line in the middle photo? If you touch it, you’re “holding it wrong”. The iPhone is a beautiful device. Every version of it has been, but my favorite was the blocky, squared-off shape of the iPhone 4… Continue reading You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users

3 Reasons Why The Online Shopping Trend Is Booming

The internet seems have the answer to every question you could ever ask. More than that, it is also a virtual world bustling with opportunity and convenience.  The internet and digital technologies continue to progress. Along with it, most of the world’s population takes to the internet daily for all of their needs. They use… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why The Online Shopping Trend Is Booming

Best Practices for App Icon Design

October 3, 2020 by Clarence App icons have become a very important part of mobile applications. Years before, just a simple logo of the application program or its company would do. However, nowadays, app icons have been an important element of branding and marketing. If an app itself puts importance on its usability, an app… Continue reading Best Practices for App Icon Design

LDPlayer vs. NoxPlayer – Which free Android Emulator is Better?

There are numerous reasons why players want an Android emulator to be added to their PC. You may be a developer seeking to validate any application. An Android emulator is often necessary when a PUBG player plays on the large screen. Android games such as Arena of Valour and Mobile Legends may benefit from an… Continue reading LDPlayer vs. NoxPlayer – Which free Android Emulator is Better?

30 Horror-Inspired Fonts

As the weather cools and the Halloween spirit is thick in the air, thoughts of bone-chilling autumn projects start to play on every creative’s mind. That’s why it’s important to have the best horror fonts in your digital toolbox. Sorrow is just one of the many horror film poster fonts available on Envato Elements and… Continue reading 30 Horror-Inspired Fonts

10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

URLs are rarely short and sweet. They usually contain multiple keywords and are accompanied by extra parameters to help with the tracking of different campaigns or incoming traffic. These long URLs with so many parameters can sometimes be off-putting for potential visitors. Therefore, it’s usually a better idea to use a URL shortener script and… Continue reading 10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

25 Must-Read Books For Designers, Typography Lovers, And Freelancers

UPDATED AUGUST 2020 You may already know that I read a lot and of course, being a designer and a blogger there are many design blogs that I follow and read on a regular basis, but there’s also a lot of books about design, usability, typography, CSS, freelancing and a boatload of other related topics… Continue reading 25 Must-Read Books For Designers, Typography Lovers, And Freelancers

17 Open Source Fonts You’ll Actually Love

The right typeface can make or break your website. As designers, we will always be naturally drawn towards the premium fonts such as Circular, DIN, or Maison Neue; Before you know it, your website is racking up a font bill larger than your hosting bill. We’ve put together a list of open-source fonts that will… Continue reading 17 Open Source Fonts You’ll Actually Love

WordPress Troubleshooting: HTTP Error When Uploading Images

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to fix the HTTP error sometimes seen when uploading images to WordPress. This is actually a pretty common error and there are several ways to fix it, so let’s break it down. Troubleshooting Uploading Errors in WordPress Here’s a complete video version of this tutorial. Follow along with us… Continue reading WordPress Troubleshooting: HTTP Error When Uploading Images

17 Tools I Can’t Design Without

I think of a creative practice as a combination of an approach (a design philosophy) and a series of techniques (craft skills); a good tool facilitates a technique, which in turn supports an approach. It wasn’t until I sat down to write a list of tools I can’t design without, that I realized just how… Continue reading 17 Tools I Can’t Design Without

How to Install PHP on Windows

In this article, we’re going to discuss how to install PHP on Windows. There are three different ways to install and run PHP on Windows, and we’ll look at each one. PHP is a server-side scripting language which is mostly used to build web applications—these may range from a very simple blog website to a… Continue reading How to Install PHP on Windows

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

Choosing the Right Hosting for Your Online Store

As a web designer, you know how to make a website look great. You can take in all of the client’s requests and develop a website that is both eye-catching and easy to use. However, you may not have a lot of experience building entire websites on your own.  There may come a time when,… Continue reading Choosing the Right Hosting for Your Online Store

Online Stores Design Examples to Emulate in 2020

The US economy was on an upswing — in fact, the United States GDP expanded by 2.3% in 2019. 2020, however, is not looking so hot for the labor force or online retailers. There’s no question that the online shopping world has always been competitive, but the recent economic downturn has turned the competition up to 10.… Continue reading Online Stores Design Examples to Emulate in 2020

10 Inspiring Side Projects From Designers

Side projects can help to demonstrate your passion and enthusiasm for design to future clients or employers and can create a great new addition to your design portfolio. Side projects are a way you can work on things you want to work on — rather than just ones which are bringing in the money. Whether… Continue reading 10 Inspiring Side Projects From Designers

4 Low-Cost Business Ideas for College Students to Use in 2020

Learners spend a lot of money to get an education. It’s no wonder that student loan debt is at a record high. To help pay or avoid taking on debt, students are opting to start a business. The advantage of starting a business in college is that a young age gives you ample time to… Continue reading 4 Low-Cost Business Ideas for College Students to Use in 2020