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Best Visual Design Trends of 2019

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It is important for brands to have a distinct style. To create an effective brand, designers must keep a close watch on trends that populate the marketplace. They have to be able to get more creative with how they display their products and services. By studying trends, designers can get a better understanding of what the consumers naturally gravitate towards to. Trends are incredibly difficult to spot at the time but they become a lot more visible years after they have happened.

We have gathered a list of predictions from companies like Adobe and Shutterstock to help you get a better understanding of visual trends coming your way this year.

14 Typography Skills Every Graphic Designer Should Have

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Typography is an important part of web design. Its impact on the overall design of the website can’t be stressed enough. To create harmonious and readable web pages, designers should pay attention to two main factors — font size and space. By changing these variables, you can create an engaging experience for the reader. Designers have to also pay attention to how typefaces are going to look on various devices. By keeping aesthetics and functionality of the typefaces in mind,  web pages can be designed to draw in a customer to read the content. Let us dive deeper into the factors that influence typography and learn some tips and tricks to make your content more readable and engaging. 

11 Best UI Mock Up Tools

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Mock-ups are a visual representation of a web page or a website. Once you have created the wireframe, you can test out your ideas with the help of a mock-up. Mock-ups are usually not as detailed as the final website. These are usually a static visual and should not be confused with a prototype. Mock-ups help you experiment with various design ideas. It also makes anyone collaborating on the project to understand how a proposed website would look like?

Free Photoshop Tools for Web Designers

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Photoshop is a versatile tool and designers still use it to create web page layouts. It is often preferred over ‘drag and drop’ builders as it lets you create and customize web pages just the way you imagined it. However, it can take designers a long time to create websites using this tool, especially when compared to other tools in the marketplace. We have gathered some free resources, plugins, tips, and tricks to improve your photoshop workflow and boost your efficiency so you can focus on the actual work.

This collection of resources and plugins can transform your photoshop experience as it opens up new possibilities for font choices, colors, and other design elements.

Best Design Practices for Landing Pages

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If you are a marketer, you probably already know the importance of landing pages. This dedicated stand-alone page guides users to perform a single action. If designed well can draw the visitor to click your call to action button and enter your marketing funnel. The main difference between a home page and a landing page is that landing pages are usually designed for a single purpose. Home pages are cluttered and have a variety of offers while landing pages forces visitors to focus on an action you want them to take.

How to Create a WordPress Site: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide 2019

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I think you’ll agree with me when I say: creating a WordPress site is a challenging feat for a beginner. Where to start; what to do? Should you choose WordPress.com or WordPress.org, and what’s the difference between the two?

How much does creating a WordPress site cost? Is it $50 bucks, $100 bucks or $10,000 bucks? You have no idea. But still, you yearn to create a WordPress site and that’s good.