Category: Design

Upcoming Gallery Block improvements

Thanks to @javiarce & @annezazu for design and copy contributions. An exciting update to the Gallery Block gives you more ways to show off images in your posts and pages. While this change won’t be available for most folks until...

/ 27 September 2021

Configuring Theme Design with theme.json

Starting in WordPress 5.8, a new tool — “theme.json” — is available to use in your theme. Maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time, or maybe you’re testing and developing themes with it already. Either way, I’m glad you’re...

/ 29 July 2021
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Create and Customize a Tie-Dye Pattern in Photoshop

Create and customize your own psychedelic 60s-inspired tie-dye texture in Adobe Photoshop, without all the mess! Tie-dye has made a strong impression down the runway, in graphic design, and everything in-between. This psychedelic trend made a major comeback when our...

/ 21 July 2021
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The History of Camouflage in Warfare and Fashion

Now you see me. Now you don’t. With military origins, camouflage soon became part of pop culture. Let’s take a look at this elusive pattern. Long before there was a pattern called camouflage, the world had ample creatures small and...

/ 20 July 2021
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How to Change the Color of Absolutely Everything in Photoshop

Changing colors within a photo can be a daunting task. Think again! We’ll show you how Photoshop can easily do the trick. Inevitably, the day will come when, as a designer, you need to change the color of something in...

/ 19 July 2021
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The History and Symbolism of Paisley Pattern Trends

Once a sought-after commodity for the elite, paisley has seen its rise and fall for centuries. And, now it’s back! Paisley patterns can be lush with dense swirls and intricate lines or comprised of sparse shapes set on a placid...

/ 16 July 2021
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How Subtle Pastel Colors Can Make a Big Impact in Your Designs

Share this: Discover the historical origins, symbolism, and psychological power of pastels, and how to use these ethereal colors in your design projects. Lemon, pistachio, mint, and lavender—as delicious and frivolous as gelato flavors, pastel colors inject joy and lightness...

/ 9 July 2021
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How to Make Your Retail Space More Photo-Worthy

Share this: How do you design a retail space consistent with all your channels—and not just in photographs? You design “Instagrammable” moments. Creating a successful retail space is challenging. The store must be experiential, offering something a website can’t. And...

/ 7 July 2021
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Download Today: FREE Tropical Botanical Clip Art

Share this: This FREE Botanical Clip Art pack will bring out a refreshing tropical summer atmosphere in your designs. Download for FREE now! After a long-awaited summer holiday, people are ready to venture out of the house and back to...

/ 6 July 2021
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5 Easy Adobe Bridge Tricks for Managing Digital Assets

Share this: Designers can use these simple Adobe Bridge tricks to stay organized, find files faster, and automate busy work. It’s the perfect sidekick for any creative, especially if you spend a lot of time wrangling image files. Here are five...

/ 2 July 2021
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The Origins, Symbolism, and Design Power of the Color Coral

Share this: The history and symbolism of coral. Learn how to use this bold and beautiful color, then keep scrolling for FREE coral color palettes. Combining the aesthetic and psychological impact of orange and pink, coral’s unique warm tones made...

/ 1 July 2021
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FREE Downloadable Invitations for Summer Parties and Celebrations

Share this: Whether dark and moody or pale and unique, botanical designs are always beautiful and party-appropriate. Download these FREE invitations now! These FREE invite templates are perfect for birthday parties, celebrations, engagement gatherings, or baby showers. Versatile and simple...

/ 29 June 2021