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

Meta Quest Pro falls short on biometric protections

Meta has released more details about the lengths they’ve gone to protect users of their new eye tracking HMDs. The Inspector is Shocked, Shocked that there is gambling in this establishment that he frequents I’ve worked with eye tracking technology since 2010 (Hololens) and written publicly since 2019. Here are some thoughts after reading all… Continue reading Meta Quest Pro falls short on biometric protections

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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

Everything You Need to Know About Book Design

Are you interested in book design but don’t know where to start? You’ve landed in the right place. If you’re a book lover and you’ve always wondered how to design a book, here you’ll find a collection of resources and tutorials that will point you in the right direction. We’ll cover what book design is,… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Book Design

How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

In the past, we’ve discussed different customizations of the WordPress Contact Form 7 (CF7) plugin. Today, we’ll learn how to build custom checkboxes and radio buttons with this plugin. Sound like a good exercise? Here are two animated images that show how these form elements will look after our custom styling: And here is a… Continue reading How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Have you ever worked with the UIkit front-end framework? Its current version at the time of writing is 3.9.4, and in the next few months, YOOtheme (the team behind it) plan to release v4. This isn’t the first time I’ve written about UIkit; some years ago, while still… Continue reading How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation

30 Best Calligraphy Script Fonts and Handwritten Fonts Of 2021

33 Shares Best modern calligraphy script fonts and creative handwritten script type fonts that are very suitable for the publication needs of fashion, magazine, t-shirt design, flyers, and can also be used as a signature fonts. These fonts has a beautiful calligraphy script character with a natural rough strokes and styles. Creative stylish script fonts… Continue reading 30 Best Calligraphy Script Fonts and Handwritten Fonts Of 2021

How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} HubSpot is an invaluable marketing and managing assistant that you can use to improve your online business. It helps you analyze your website’s performance, manage your contacts, send marketing emails, boost sales, and more. In this tutorial I’ll explain how you can set your HubSpot email signature,… Continue reading How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

10 Website Design Must-Haves For Any Small Business

0 Shares Having a website is essential for small businesses. It helps build an online presence and expand your reach. However, to maximize the website’s potential, website owners need to understand must-have web elements. If your website misses important features, you may lose out on potential customers and revenue. It’s also worth mentioning that not… Continue reading 10 Website Design Must-Haves For Any Small Business

Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The beauty about micro-interactions is that it’s a digital conversation users can initiate with the system or the system can initiate with the user. Let’s start with what they are Micro-Interactions are a heuristic approach to meaningful feedback responses that let users know when an action is performed. Simply put, the user… Continue reading Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

How to Write a Press Release: The Complete Guide for 2021

A press release is one of the most valuable tools in a marketing team’s arsenal. Though press releases have been around for decades, they remain one of the best ways to reach new customers, improve your brand reputation, and generate awareness.  Press releases are also wonderfully cost-effective. Unless you’re using paid distribution channels, all you… Continue reading How to Write a Press Release: The Complete Guide for 2021

How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to curve text in Affinity Designer. We’ll use this simple badge design to exemplify all the techniques that you can use to edit and stylize curved text in Affinity Designer. Once you’ve learned how to curve text in Affinity Designer, you can take… Continue reading How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

Fresh Free Fonts (16 New Fonts For Designers)

72 Shares New fresh fonts, free available for commercial use. Download free fonts and used in your graphic and web design projects. There are sixteen fresh free fonts and few premium fonts for graphic designers. Fonts are best for branding, Logo design, t-shirt design, product packaging, magazine headers, or simply as a stylish text overlay… Continue reading Fresh Free Fonts (16 New Fonts For Designers)

How to Use Android Studio?

Every app that you see on your phone is created on an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Android Studio is the official IDE for creating Android Apps. It is also the most used IDE and most apps that you use on your Android phone are created with Android Studio. Want to make your first Android app… Continue reading How to Use Android Studio?

20 Best New Fonts, June 2021

Welcome to a new series of articles, in which we round up the best new fonts released from some of the top designers on the Web. In this inaugural edition, the collection includes fonts released or expanded over the last few months. Many of the fonts have free weights available. If you use any of… Continue reading 20 Best New Fonts, June 2021

What Are the Different Types of Brochure?

Let’s discover the different brochure styles and learn how to tell the difference between a brochure vs. a flyer, leaflet, and pamphlet design. In this article, we’ll give you a better understanding of brochures by explaining: What is a brochure? What are the sizes of traditional brochure designs? What are brochures used for? What are… Continue reading What Are the Different Types of Brochure?

How to Make a Babysitter Flyer Template (With Babysitting Flyer Ideas)

What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, you will learn how to make a babysitter flyer template in Adobe Photoshop. We’ll start by creating a print-ready document. You’ll learn how to add images, vector shapes, or text, and how to easily align or stylize these elements. For the final touch, you’ll learn how to… Continue reading How to Make a Babysitter Flyer Template (With Babysitting Flyer Ideas)

Where are we headed with technology?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?

4 Questions to Ask Your Clients When They Request Basic SEO Services

Most top designers and top programmers are separate individuals. Although most professional designers know JavaScript, it’s rare to find one person who is a master of both design and programming (beyond JavaScript). The same is true for search engine optimization (SEO). As a designer, you probably know your way around basic SEO strategies, but you… Continue reading 4 Questions to Ask Your Clients When They Request Basic SEO Services

5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From

1 Share Your landing pages are incredibly important, as they often provide the first experience people will have with your website. They’re typically created with the purpose of converting your website visitors into leads or customers, so they have to be well-designed, attention-grabbing, and compelling enough to convince people to take action.  There are so… Continue reading 5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From

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

10 Elements of Landing Pages That Convert

Landing pages are central to successful marketing campaigns; they allow you to target particular customers with particular solutions to particular problems. It’s easy to confuse what a landing page is because users “land” on many pages. When we talk about landing pages, we mean a page that is entirely dedicated to a particular type of… Continue reading 10 Elements of Landing Pages That Convert

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