Entries by sebmartin

30+ Best High-Quality Photoshop & Illustrator Brushes

We’ve put together a collection of our favorite, high-quality Photoshop and Illustrator brushes, to help you put the perfect finishing touch on your next design. A Photoshop or Illustrator brush is, at its simplest, exactly what you’d expect — a way to draw a particular line or style in a Photoshop or Illustrator document. Click, drag, […]

What Is a Web Design Proposal? (And How to Write One)

The most successful design projects often start with a successful businessfoundation. Whether you work on an agency team with other creatives or are a freelancer trying to sell your own products and services a solid web design proposal can help you win clients and set expectations for work. Here’s everything you need to know about creating […]

Serif vs. Sans Serif Fonts: Is One Really Better Than the Other?

There is an ongoing debate among designers – both print and digital – about what makes an ideal typeface for a project. The debate almost always breaks down to a single question: serif or sans serif? Before you answer that question, think about all of the things you know about serif and sans serif typefaces […]

Border Design: 8 Tips & Modern Examples

Graphic designers have been using borders for as long as they have been designing things. And they’re a fun element to play with. We’re taking a look at eight border design concepts (most of them you can actually download as project starters), along with tips for usage and some examples that you can try in […]

3D Typography: An Inspiring Design Trend

An injection of realism can take a design project to the next level. With so many VR and realistic style effects gaining popularity, it is no surprise that 3D typography is part of this design trend. Three-dimensional typography has extra depth and can be a great display option. While 3D type isn’t necessarily made for […]

10+ Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards

Designing business cards can be tricky because it’s always difficult to make one which stands out from the hundreds of others in circulation! Letterpress definitely brings a new dimension to business cards. If you are looking to have a few printed, here’s a range of catchy letterpress designs for inspiration. The idea of adding depth […]

7 Design Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Content

Design mistakes can happen to anyone. Maybe you’re trying to finish a project too quickly, or you’re working on a complex site design where something gets merely overlooked. But, when they happen, you have to fix them… immediately! Some design mistakes can ruin your content, cause users to abandon your site, or lose trust in […]

Microsoft has rethought its Xbox packaging for disabled gamers

The tech giant is soon to release its adaptive controller, a gaming handset for those with limited mobility, and has also considered how to make it easy for people to unbox the product. Microsoft is due to launch its Xbox controller specifically designed for those with disabilities and reduced mobility later this year – and […]

Art Deco Graphic Design: A Classic Trend

Add some old-school charm to design projects, with an art deco-inspired design. Traditional, classic, and vintage styles are on-trend now, making art deco elements a fun and easy way to add a touch of something the evokes classic feelings while maintaining a modern touch. Art Deco graphic design might be a trend, but it is […]