Free InDesign Magazine Template: Teen Beats Magazine

Free InDesign Magazine Template: Teen Beats Magazine

Teen Beats Magazine is a free 2-page magazine InDesign template. It’s a fresh, energetic, modern design with bright contrasted colors, large prominent fonts, and geometrical shapes.

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A Reminder for Designers Who Think They Suck

A Reminder for Designers Who Think They Suck

The outset of your career as a creative will be filled with feelings of self-doubt. "Am I good enough?" will be a question you’ll find yourself asking quite a lot. This question will linger in your mind as you create your work.

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How Flat Design Will Reinvent Itself

How Flat Design Will Reinvent Itself

Flat design has made its way to the mainstream. With big companies like Google flattening the UIs of their software, and major redesigns of operating systems by Apple and Microsoft, flat design looks like it’s here to stay.

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Why Designers Should Get Paid for Proposals

Why Designers Should Get Paid for Proposals

It was late at night in the office. I was putting on the finishing touches on a proposal; the request for proposal (RFP) stated the deadline was tomorrow.

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How Simplifying Your Web Design Can Lead to Better Conversion Rates

How Simplifying Your Web Design Can Lead to Better Conversion Rates

A reductive approach to your web design can do wonders for your site’s conversion rates. Here are a few proven ways to simplify a web design in order to improve its conversion rate performance, as well as its usability.

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25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

Using big typography on websites is continuing to be a popular design trend. The featured web designs in this post make a powerfully huge statement by using big type.

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Great Photography Needs This One Thing

Great Photography Needs This One Thing

After a few years of taking photos for fun and as a professional, I’ve slowly learned that the one thing every great photo needs is…

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The Pattern Library: a Resource for Free Seamless Patterns

The Pattern Library: a Resource for Free Seamless Patterns

The project by developer Tim Holman and creative director Claudio Guglieri called The Pattern Library is an excellent way to discover beautiful, free seamless patterns for your designs.

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Picjumbo Gives Out Totally Free Stock Photos to Use in Your Designs

Picjumbo Gives Out Totally Free Stock Photos to Use in Your Designs

Web designer Viktor Hanacek knows just how tough it is to find great-quality stock photos. So he decided to offer his own photos to his fellow creatives on his site Picjumbo.

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The UX Newsletter Delivers Design Tips Straight to Your Inbox

The UX Newsletter Delivers Design Tips Straight to Your Inbox

The UX team at MailChimp has a terrific email newsletter about design and UX that you should subscribe to: The UX Newsletter.

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The Winners of WordPress Themes from TemplateMonster

The Winners of WordPress Themes from TemplateMonster

Our November 2013 giveaway of WordPress themes by TemplateMonster has now concluded. In this post, I’ll let you know who the winners of the giveaway are.

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52 New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

52 New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

2014 is here! Most of you are probably thinking of how you can make this year “your year.” We’ve got just the thing to keep you motivated and inspired all year long!

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