Learn How to Use SmartArt in MS Word

Are you looking for a way to make your Word documents more visual? Try adding SmartArt graphics for the perfect visual touch. This SmartArt graphic is waiting for text to be added. Use SmartArt in Word to communicate your idea with graphics. SmartArt comes with Microsoft Word. SmartArt can save you time when adding high-quality… Continue reading Learn How to Use SmartArt in MS Word

Learn How to Build a Career as a Freelance Presentation Designer

What Is a Freelance Presentation Designer? What is a PPT designer, and what does it mean to be a freelance PowerPoint designer? Freelance presentation designers may offer their services for hire. They might also build presentation products for sale.  Many freelance PPT designers have left behind full-time presentation designer jobs. It’s common to “hang up… Continue reading Learn How to Build a Career as a Freelance Presentation Designer

Create a Rotating Text Animation Effect With CSS Variables and JavaScript

In this new tutorial, we’ll learn how to create a rotating text animation effect using CSS variables and JavaScript. Although we can certainly build a simple text-changing animation in pure CSS, we’ll put in the loop JavaScript to make things more maintainable and effective.  Basic Text Rotating Animation We’ll define a h1 element where we’ll… Continue reading Create a Rotating Text Animation Effect With CSS Variables and JavaScript

10 Fonts That Look Like Water

Need a font that looks like water splashes, water dripping, or other cool water effects? Check out these wavy, drippy, splashy water fonts from Envato Elements.  For one low monthly fee, this subscription-based marketplace offers tons of fonts, logos, graphic templates, add-ons, and more. Fonts That Look Like Water 1. Bryzhi Water Letters Font (OTF,… Continue reading 10 Fonts That Look Like Water

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A Guide to Monthly Retainer Agreements for Web Designers

In this post, we’re going to explore how monthly retainer agreements work for web designers, the benefits, the challenges, as well as tips for helping you sell them to your clients. There are so many great things about being self-employed. But something I hear often is how much time designers end up spending on administrative… Continue reading A Guide to Monthly Retainer Agreements for Web Designers

7 Ways Inclusion Can Impact Productivity and Creativity

Did you know that inclusion can impact your team’s productivity and creativity?  Let’s go over some data-driven facts about inclusion in the workplace. Discover how it can positively impact your business!   Promoting an inclusive work environment can allow employees to thrive. Image source: Envato Elements Generating an inclusive work environment can allow everyone to thrive.… Continue reading 7 Ways Inclusion Can Impact Productivity and Creativity

10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

Today, we’re going to dive into ten creative photo manipulation tips and tricks for Photoshop.  We’ll cover everything from extracting hair to painting blood, and we’ll explore a wide range of captivating photo effects, valuable tips, and versatile techniques. Whether you’re a digital artist, photo editor, or creative compositor, these are tools you’ll definitely want… Continue reading 10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

Top Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac & Windows 2024

In the realm of digital audio editing, Audacity stands out as a versatile and accessible tool. Whether you’re a budding podcaster, an aspiring musician, or an experienced audio engineer, Audacity offers a wealth of features to explore. One way to enhance your efficiency and streamline your editing process is by mastering keyboard shortcuts. In this… Continue reading Top Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac & Windows 2024

25+ Best Airbrush Fonts | Envato Tuts+

For one low monthly fee, this subscription-based marketplace offers tons of fonts, graphic templates, logos, add-ons, and more. 25 Airbrush Fonts From Envato Elements 1. Stencil Airbrush Font (SVG) Here’s a dope airbrush font that’s a great choice for any kind of display text when you need your message to stand out. Stencil Airbrush Font… Continue reading 25+ Best Airbrush Fonts | Envato Tuts+

How to Use Reference Photos in Midjourney

Midjourney is an AI art generator tool that can help us generate images from the depths of our imagination. While it’s not a challenging program to learn, it certainly has its own learning curve. In this tutorial, I’d like to share a tip on how to use reference photos in Midjourney to help you achieve… Continue reading How to Use Reference Photos in Midjourney

Accessibility and User Experience in WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

As we move into 2024, WordPress’s FSE continues to have a real impact on web design, especially in terms of accessibility and user experience. With FSE, customizing every corner of a website is more intuitive, offering an integrated design experience.  These innovations are not just enhancing the aesthetic appeal of websites but also their functionality,… Continue reading Accessibility and User Experience in WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

How to Create an Expanding Search Input with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

As a designer, you can enhance the user experience of a website or mobile application by adding subtle animations to its components. One such component is a search input box. This tutorial will cover how to create an expanding search input; one which expands when a user clicks on a search icon. You’ll find this… Continue reading How to Create an Expanding Search Input with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Best Parade Flyer Templates | Envato Tuts+

There’s no better way to get the word out about an upcoming parade than by handing out flyers. Create eye-catching flyers with these terrific parade flyer templates from Envato Elements and Placeit. For one low monthly fee, these subscription-based marketplaces offer tons of awesome parade flyer templates, fonts, logos, add-ons, and more. Let’s take a… Continue reading Best Parade Flyer Templates | Envato Tuts+

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What Font Does IKEA Use?

IKEA is known around the world for its well-designed, low-cost furniture and household goods, and the blue and yellow IKEA logo has also become iconic. Learn all about the IKEA logo history, colours, font, and more. IKEA logo. Source: IKEA website What Font Does IKEA Use? Let’s start by answering the question: “What font does… Continue reading What Font Does IKEA Use?

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How to Use the Equalizer in Audacity for Better Audio

In the world of digital audio editing, Audacity shines as a straightforward yet powerful tool, ideal for various audio projects. A key feature that sets Audacity apart is its ability to equalize audio effectively, a process essential for improving audio quality. Whether you’re adjusting the tones in a musical piece or striving for the best… Continue reading How to Use the Equalizer in Audacity for Better Audio

Design Systems 101: An Introduction to Design Systems

In order to design a scalable website or app, you need an effective and efficient way to manage it without introducing errors, inconsistencies, or friction-filled experiences. This is what a UI design system is for.  In this introduction to design systems, we’ll look at real examples of design systems that leading organizations use today. We’ll… Continue reading Design Systems 101: An Introduction to Design Systems

5 Best Free Audacity Effects Plugins to Download 2024

Audacity, renowned for its open-source prowess, stands as a versatile audio editing software, catering to both beginners and those at an intermediate level. The key to unlocking its full potential lies in the use of Audacity plugins. In this article, we delve into the realm of free Audacity plugins, spotlighting those that stand out in… Continue reading 5 Best Free Audacity Effects Plugins to Download 2024

Audacity: How to Smooth Out & Clean Up Audio Quality

Audacity stands as a titan in the world of audio editing, offering a vast array of tools for those eager to enhance their audio recordings. This guide, tailored for intermediate users, focuses on how to smooth out and clean up audio in Audacity. It’s an essential read for podcasters, musicians, or any audio enthusiast aiming… Continue reading Audacity: How to Smooth Out & Clean Up Audio Quality

15 Best WordPress Block Themes for 2024

Want to create modern, engaging and visually striking websites and web pages? Look no further than WordPress block themes. They allow you to create visually stunning and professional-looking web pages without any coding knowledge. The benefits of using WordPress Blocks are numerous, including easy customization, improved user experience, increased flexibility, and enhanced design options. In… Continue reading 15 Best WordPress Block Themes for 2024