How to create a sticky website header
How to create a neon glow effect in Photoshop
How to make a cinemagraph in Photoshop
  • How to create a sticky website header

    February 14, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    Website headers that stay in place when a user scrolls have become a very popular design element. They allow the user to easily access the navigation without the need to scroll up each time they want to choose a different page or option. Elements with this functionality are often called “sticky” because they stick and…

  • How to create a neon glow effect in Photoshop

    February 12, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    One design element that’s certainly trending is the neon glow effect. By incorporating and playing with various lighting effects, you can create emphasize an element of your site or add some subtle mystery to the overall design. Whether you want to make a literal neon sign or just add a fun pop-culture vibe to your…

  • How to make a cinemagraph in Photoshop

    February 7, 2018 by Morgan Ryan

    Cinemagraphs have been one of my favorite design trends for a few years now. They’re a stunning mix between photo and video, resulting in an elegant piece of art for your site that adds just a hint of mystery. There’s also a key practical reason cinemagraphs are great: their small file size. It’s much easier to…

  • How to create a glitch effect in Photoshop

    February 5, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    One trend that I’ve started to increasingly see around the internet is a bit of a throwback: a glitch effect! It adds a great robotic, techno feel to the design and pairs well with other trends, like a duotone effect. And the best part? It’s not too difficult to create! Let’s first start with a…

  • 16 free retro design elements to use on your site

    February 1, 2018 by Morgan Ryan

    Even though technology continues to advance, there’s something special about design elements from the past. Maybe it’s the feeling of “the good old days,” maybe it’s simply the familiarity. Either way, retro design elements are a big hit right now, and there’s a large abundance of free resources out there just waiting to be downloaded!…

  • How to create a double exposure photography effect in Photoshop

    January 30, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    Double exposure imagery (also called multiple exposure, depending on who you ask) is a beautiful way to add a classy and unexpected aesthetic to your average, everyday photos. Although it’s commonly used with people, you can use this effect with any object. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to make a nifty little…

  • The best free fonts of 2018

    January 29, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    The one thing that can always spice up your brand is a shiny new typeface! Whether you need a fancy headline or just want to A/B test a new body copy style, our favorite fonts of 2018 can help with almost any project. The key to working with different font types is finding the “match…

  • How to create a duotone image in Photoshop

    January 26, 2018 by Morgan Ryan

    As you’re working on your next site design, there’s a common type of background you may be considering: photography. While this trend isn’t necessarily unique, it sure is effective at setting the scene and immersing a user into the environment of a site. Before we learn how to create a duotone image in Photoshop, first…

  • The ultimate Instagram dimensions guideline for 2018 + free infographics and templates

    January 22, 2018 by Ashley Anderson

    You’ve probably pulled out your phone, snapped a photo, and then wondered…“will this look good on Instagram?” I know I have – a lot. Especially since I work in digital marketing at Flywheel, which sells fully managed WordPress hosting solutions for creatives (a very visual target market), I find myself asking this question repeatedly. I love…

  • 5 key elements of a strong client testimonial

    January 16, 2018 by Jonathan John

    As a freelancer, one of the most effective ways to sell yourself to new clients is to allow your old clients to do it for you. By letting old clients sing your praises to prospective leads in testimonials, you build social proof and establish your personal brand. You prove to everyone who sees these reviews…

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