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20+ Best Free Premiere Pro Templates 2020

Are you looking for a way to create a quick title scene or a slideshow in Premiere Pro? Then these free Premiere Pro templates will come in handy. One of the best features of Premiere Pro is the ability to use templates. With templates, you can instantly create various types of video projects. Even if you don’t have much experience in using the app, templates are fairly easy to use. There are plenty of amazing Premiere Pro templates out there. But, most of them are premium templates. Don’t worry, if… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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10 Minimal Poster Design Examples (+10 Templates)

Designing a poster can be a challenging task. Unlike most other types of designs, poster design requires careful attention to detail and a unique approach to grab the user’s attention. It’s no wonder that even the expert designers often struggle with poster design. If you’re also trying to come up with a creative idea for your poster, we’ll help you get started. In this post, we showcase a list of amazing minimal poster design examples. Here you’ll find some brilliantly creative poster designs made by… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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30+ Modern, Premium Google Slides Templates & Themes

Google Slides is a great web-based, free platform for creating presentations (and collaborating as you do so). There are plenty of pre-made default templates available, but they can only so so far — many are quite simple, and lack polished aesthetics. If you’re wanting to take your Google Slides presentation to the next level, today’s collection of 25 pre-made templates will help. They’re all fully editable, beautifully crafted, and come ready for you to drop in your own text, images, graphics, charts… learn more

Design Shack  Usama Nasir | 
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20+ Best Free Logo Templates

Are you looking for inspiration to design a unique logo for a new brand or a business? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best free logo templates you can use with your personal and commercial projects. Logo design is one of the biggest industries in graphic design. There are various ways to design a logo. You can design it yourself, hire a freelancer, or use online tools. It could cost you as little as $5 or over $10,000 to get a proper logo designed. But… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Design Trend: Experimental Typefaces & Fonts

One of the biggest trends in website design is experimental typefaces. These funky, unique, and always special fonts can serve as the backbone of a project or provide a special spark. Experimental typefaces come in a variety of formats from handwriting styles to interesting serifs to color or animated fonts. There’s something for everyone with fonts that are a little bit different (or even customized). Here’s a look at this design trend and how to make it work for you. What is an Experimental… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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10 Best Pitch Deck Examples That Made Startups (+ Templates)

Having a great idea for a startup is not enough if you can’t make others see your vision. Pitch decks are the medium used to bridge this gap. To help visualize your startup idea to investors. A well-crafted pitch deck is usually the reason behind the success of many modern startups. It’s what earns them the first rounds of funding and get the business up and running. If you’re also in the process of pitching your startup idea to investors, take a look at some of the pitch deck examples below that made… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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40+ Best Sketch Templates of 2020

Sketch is a unique app that offers amazing features and functionality for creating app UI designs and mockups. Creating an effective UI for an application requires time, detailed attention, and—most importantly—an idea to get started with! In order to streamline the design process for creating your next app interface, we’ve collected the best Sketch UI templates and materials that you can use for your next app project. All these packs come with hundreds of UI design elements and can be easily… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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9 Website Design Tips for Different Generations (Yes, It Matters!)

It’s a no-brainer for most designers that you plan a project based on a certain target audience. It might be for people who like soda or buy video games or have an affinity for athletic shoes. But another consideration can often be overlooked – designing for different generational segments. Age can impact how people use websites, apps, and mobile devices. Generational differences can affect your design scheme, accessibility plan, and even the language and colors in the design. If you haven’t thought… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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50+ Best Free Lightroom Presets 2020

Adobe Lightroom is one of the most useful tools you can use to optimize your photos and graphics. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, it has features suitable for everyone. What makes Lightroom more powerful is its ability to extend its features with third-party presets. These presets allow you to instantly apply effects, enhance photos, adjust tone and mood, and much with just a few clicks. Finding amazing Lightroom presets is not difficult. There are plenty available on platforms like Envato… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Design Trend: Modern Tappable Targets (And How to Do It)

A solid tap target can make or break your mobile website or app. The size, shape, location, and overall design of the button or link determines whether a user successfully completes an action or not. It might seem like a small thing, but can be one of the most important elements of a design. Modern tappable targets are easy to recognize, work in an expected manner, and encourage engagement. Today we’re looking at how to design them, ways to craft effective call-to-action items, and considerations… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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15+ Best Twitch Stream Overlay Templates in 2020 (Free & Premium)

Twitch is well-known as a video game streaming platform but it’s actually much bigger than that. Now it’s populated by all kinds of content creators and professionals. Most of them are even using Twitch as their main source of income. You’ll notice that all these Twitch streamers have their own unique and personalized streaming setups. They have creative overlays for the facecam with colorful and branded designs. This helps the streamers to set themselves apart from the millions of other streamers… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50+ Best VSCO Lightroom Presets 2020

VSCO is a popular photography app for both Android and iOS, known for stunning filters and effects. Today we’re featuring a selection of VSCO Lightroom presets, inspired by the VSCO app, to help you achieve similar results with greater power and flexibility. If you have a copy of Lightroom, you probably want to have more control over the specific nuances of how a filter is applied. We’ve found this collection of Lightroom presets that feature pretty much the same filters, effects, and adjustments… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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10+ Best Progressive Web App (PWA) Templates 2020

Progressive web apps are easier to manage and cheaper to build. And, when using web app templates, you can get a complete app made in half the time. In this post, we feature some of the best progressive web app templates you can use to make various types of apps. Whether you’re a web designer, developer, or making your first web app, these templates will surely come in handy. Times are changing and you no longer need to hire app development agencies to build a mobile app. Using a progressive web app… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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40+ Best Gothic Fonts

There’s something unusually attractive about a gothic font design. It can make any typographical layout look magnificent and majestic, and it’s probably why gothic fonts are widely used in branding and logo design. If you’ve been looking for a unique gothic font for a new project, you’re in luck. We’ve handpicked the best gothic fonts for this collection, with various design styles that you can use to design logos, book covers, posters, website headers, t-shirt designs, and much more. Explore the… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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9 Reasons Why You Should Use Open-Source Fonts

This is a love letter of sorts to an underrated design tool: open source fonts. Open source fonts are licensed in such a way that anyone can use them for any project at no cost. Many open source fonts come with the standard Open Font License (you can find it here), and it gives you huge flexibility in how you can use them, the types of projects they are suitable for, and how they can be distributed. There are plenty of reasons to try open source fonts for projects online and in print. And every… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 

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