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50+ Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits (Free & Pro) 2020

You don’t have to be a pro photographer or a graphic designer to optimize and enhance your portrait photos. With the right Adobe Lightroom preset for portraits, you can apply stunning effects, all by yourself. In this collection, we feature the best Lightroom presets available for quickly optimizing your portrait photos, selfies, wedding photos, and family photos. Using these Lightroom presets for portraits, you can enhance your photos like a pro by applying effects instantly (and even customize them… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best Free Final Cut Pro (FCP) Templates, Plugins, Titles & Transitions

Final Cut Pro is one of the best tools you can use for video editing, especially if you’re a Mac user. With the help of templates and plugins, you can create amazing video projects using the software. There are so many amazing Final Cut Pro templates and plugins out there. And we handpicked some of the best templates for this list. You’ll find many different types of plugins, title templates, transition effects, social media templates, and much more in the collection. The best part is all these… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50 Wonderful Wedding Invitation & Card Design Samples

It’s astounding how many people weddings provide employment to: photographers, caterers, florists, and even designers can make a great living by focusing partially or even completely on clients planning their marriage. Wedding invitation card design is one of the most creative areas of print design today. Talented designers really pull out all the stops and create some amazingly inspirational pieces. Keep reading to see fifty astounding examples of wedding invitation design (and a few trends to watch out… learn more

Design Shack  Joshua Johnson | 
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15+ Best Final Cut Pro Tutorials for Beginners 2020

Goal: Edit videos, add effects, and create better productions with ease in Final Cut Pro. Solution: You need a stellar tutorial that walks you through all the steps in this increasingly popular video editing tool. Thanks to great tutorials from pros, you’ll be able to capture just the right moment, with the right effect quickly. We’ve rounded up some of the best Final Cut Pro tutorials out there for beginners to help you make the most of this software. Note that Final Cut Pro is a robust tool, but… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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What Is a Design System & Why Use Them + Examples

Design systems can be found everywhere and in almost everything. They are in the operating system running on your smartphone, the laptop you’re using for work, and even on the websites you visit. But what is a design system anyway? What goes into a design system? Why use them? We’re going to answer these questions in this article while taking a closer look at design systems and their importance. Design systems are not something exclusively used by big brands and design agencies. Even if you’re a… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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40+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics

Are you working on crafting a content plan to promote your brand and business on social media? Then these social media kits and templates will help you design amazing graphics for your social media campaigns like a pro. Preparing content for your social media promotions is a time-consuming process that most social media managers and marketers have to deal with. But don’t worry. You can use these social media kits and graphics templates designed by professionals to quickly edit and use with your own… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Most Helpful Affinity Designer Tutorials (+ Reviews) in 2020

Affinity Designer is a vector or raster app. It’s a competitor to Adobe’s Illustrator and allows you to design various elements for print or digital publication. It’s part of the Affinity package of design tools made by Serif. Use it to do anything from making a business card to mock up an app. Affinity Designer is made for Mac iOS, Windows, and the iPad. Here, we’ve collected some of the best for everyone from beginners to more seasoned pros, a mix of video and written tutorials. It’s a great place… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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40+ Best Number Fonts for Displaying Numbers

The style of numbers and digits is particularly important in graphic design, and no less so when designing a typeface. Although every font has a unique look-and-feel, very few stand out specifically when it comes to the design of their numbers and digits. After scouring the web, we’ve tracked down a few great examples of number fonts, and typefaces that do something particularly unique with their numbers. Some of these fonts are directed only towards digits, while others are complete packs of alphabets… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Best iOS App Templates (IPhone & Mobile Design Templates) 2020

Today we’re bringing you a collection of the best iOS app templates with modern and creative designs to help you find complete pre-built app solutions for your projects. Whether you’re working on iOS app design for a startup, eCommerce store, website, or even making your own app to sell on the App Store, you’ll find plenty of fully coded app designs and concepts in this collection. The best part is you can download and use each template on this list to quickly get started on your app designs. Some… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50 Best Website Color Schemes of 2020

Does it ever seem like certain website color schemes just get all the attention? As with every other aspect of web design, there are color schemes that tend to trend more than others. Bright colors, stark palettes, and even some mismatching schemes are elements of color that are trending. Here’s a look at some of the best website color schemes of 2020 (in no particular order). For each, we’re also sharing the color codes that make up the key elements of the design, so it’s easy to play around with these… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Userback: Get Immediate and Visual Feedback

We all know that collecting user feedback can make design projects better. But how many of us are actually using tools to gather and analyze that information to make better decisions? If your stumbling block is finding the right tool, we have found it. Userback is a tool that helps you gather visual feedback for projects. You can see what users see when they look at a website with fast feedback and a robust set of tools to help you make smarter design choices. The tool is designed to work with small… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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Final Cut vs. Adobe Premiere Pro (Which to Choose? Pros & Cons)

Almost everyone is shooting video these days. From social media clips to full feature moving images for websites and more. But you have to do more than just take video, to get the right finish requires a solid video editing tool. Two of the best options available are Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro. These solid video editors are packed with features and can help you polish video clips for a more professional feel. But which one is right for your projects? Here, we’re taking a look at each tool and… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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15+ Best Affinity Designer Brushes

Affinity Designer is rapidly growing and winning over the hearts of many designers as one of the best alternatives to Adobe Illustrator. It’s not only affordable but also keeps getting better with new feature updates and community support. In this post, we wanted to highlight a great feature of Affinity Designer—brushes. Much like Photoshop and Illustrator, Affinity Designer also supports third-party brush packs. If you can find a great brush pack, you can import it in Affinity Designer to create more… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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25+ Best Free Adobe Illustrator Brushes 2020

If you’re looking for new and creative Illustrator brushes to expand your collection, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of handpicked and free Adobe Illustrator brushes in various categories. Whether you’re an artist working on a new drawing or a designer enhancing a digital design, this list has all sorts of Illustrator brushes for everyone. Keep scrolling to explore the collection and be sure to download all the brushes. After all, they are free! We’ve also… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 

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