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‘Struggle More’ Script and Sans Fonts for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a superb font combo to download this week, courtesy of LovePowerDesigns. ‘Struggle More’ is a script and sans-serif font duo that are designed to complement each other, providing you with the perfect pair of fonts under a single typeface name in your library. Each font is an effective tool when used individually, the cursive script has elegant curls in a single stroke weight, whereas the sans has tall and narrow caps with rounded corners. Alternatively, you can combine their powers to produce beautiful typography.

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Premium Textures and Patterns, Without the Premium Price Tag!

You need some high quality textures and patterns for your design project, but you’re stuck. They’re often prohibitively expensive, especially with the commercial license you need for your work. You could try creating them yourself, but that would take up a ton of your time and focus. The good news is, Design Cuts has you covered! This brand new bundle features some of the finest textures and patterns available in the design world, at an unheard of 99% discount. Throw in unbeatable licensing terms, and you have yourself an invaluable collection of creative resources that will come in handy for any project passed your way.

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Video Tutorial: How To Create a Mosaic Text Effect

In today’s video tutorial I’m going to take you through a process I’ve come up with for creating a mosaic tile effect, using a mix of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. This kind of tiled effect has been quite trendy over recent years, made popular by Nick Misani and his ‘Fauxsaics‘ series, where he would produce illustrations of the place names he traveled to in the style of the kind of classic mosaic tile art found in hotel foyers and subway stations. Those Fauxsaics are painstakingly created by hand by drawing each individual tile, but my process uses the power of Adobe Illustrator to achieve a similar look. We’ll then transfer the art over to Photoshop to help boost the realism with texturing and the must-have pair of superimposed feet.

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40 Stationery Mockup Templates You Can Download for Free

Corporate identity projects often involve producing print designs across a whole range of stationery products, each with a consistent visual appearance that reflects the overall brand image. It can be difficult presenting your work when all you have is a pile of flat image previews for each individual design file, especially if some items are double-sided prints. Mockup templates allow you to show off your designs as neatly photographed layouts as if they were physical prints fresh from the shop, without the need to compose and shoot the proofs yourself! The result is a stunning presentation of your design work, which is perfect for wooing clients or displaying the work in your portfolio. Check out these 40 mockup templates you can download for free, each featuring a unique layout of stationery items against a variety of backdrops.

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Corporate Print Design Template Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a great collection of print design templates to download this week, courtesy of BrandPacks. These ready made poster, leaflet, business card and flyer templates all have a clean and stylish corporate theme, making them suitable for businesses in a variety of industries. Each template comes in print ready Photoshop and Illustrator variants with completely editable text in a neatly structured and well labelled document. All stock images are also included, making it easy to customise the design to create a complete set of printed stationery and promotional material.