Sexy boy, physical abuse and murder: a story of a serial icons requester

1 day ago
icons8

Years ago, we made the Request icon feature: if you need an icon, you can request it. If other users…

Wooden computer case: 8 months of handicraft

Vadim is a UX designer who made a wooden computer case with his own hands and documented the whole process.…

2 days ago

5 lessons we learned during website redesign

A complete website redesign can be a real challenge, and even the most experienced UI/UX designers make mistakes (more…)

1 week ago

Icons8 scholarship

Write an essay to share your ideas about design and tech, and get a chance to win $1,000 and gain…

2 weeks ago

How to design a beautiful Dribbble shot

Dribbble is a great place for inspiration. And it is also the platform where creatives meet their clients. (more…)

2 weeks ago

How to avoid burnout working as a graphic designer

Tiredness, lack of focus, and motivation are just a few of the most common symptoms of burnout. (more…)

3 weeks ago

How to identify fonts in images

There are situations when you want to know the name of an unknown font. (more…)

1 month ago

Lunacy 8 Cross-platform app. Faster than Figma. Smarter than Sketch.

https://youtu.be/e6wCzETfb6c Welcome new Lunacy, a free cross-platform vector graphics editor and prototyping tool! (more…)

1 month ago

Spooky & cute: free Halloween illustrations and lettering

Boo! Scared you won't cope with all those Halloween visuals in time? Don’t be! (more…)

1 month ago

Designing a Halloween landing page with 3D illustrations

Want to stand out on Halloween? Go 3D! (more…)

1 month ago

How to make an animated illustration in After Effects

Animation adds dynamics and variety to the design. (more…)

2 months ago

How to create a neon effect in Lunacy

Digital designers are widely using the neon effect to engage users and convey the mood. (more…)

2 months ago

Beautiful autumn illustrations for UI, web, email, and inspiration

If seasons were brands, autumn for sure would have one of the most outstanding style guides. (more…)

2 months ago

E-commerce homepage design: the best practices

Your homepage is often the first time customers have an opportunity to judge your brand. (more…)

2 months ago

Five basic composition rules for photographers

There are no hard and fast rules for how to compose a photograph. (more…)

2 months ago

How to optimize email communication with clients: 6 tips for beginners

According to Statista, there are around 4 billion daily email users. Expect to it number climb to 4.3 billion by…

2 months ago

5 color correction mistakes to avoid in photo editing

Even the best in the business could never create something astonishing without proper photo editing. Sure, post-processing plays a big…

2 months ago

Create animated explainer videos for marketing: 4 dos and don’ts

Explainer videos are a great way to introduce new products or services to a market. In addition, explainer videos also…

3 months ago

Playlist of the week: intro music

A well-thought-out introduction in video grabs the visitor's attention and encourages them to watch on. This is usually achieved through…

3 months ago

How to edit YouTube videos for higher rankings and engagement?

The rise of video content on platforms like YouTube has been huge for content creators. According to research by Visual…

3 months ago

5 invisible things that can kill your website redesign

Having a visually appealing website is no longer a choice for companies – it is a business imperative. You have…

3 months ago

12 often overlooked elements of a modern web design

Web designers and developers are continuously creating and improving features that help create an exceptional customer experience. Many of these…

3 months ago

Design inspiration: UI concepts collection with Icons8 graphic elements

A handful of UI candy! Check out a new collection of beautiful web and mobile interfaces with Icons8 design elements.…

3 months ago

What makes a design accessible: 9 best practices

People developed usability and accessibility guidelines such as the WCAG. It helps designers avoid leaving out those with audio, visual,…

3 months ago

So cool for school: essential graphic collection for teachers and students

It’s September 1st, boys and girls. Hope you had a great vacation.  Now it’s time to go back to your…

3 months ago

Bad infographics: 6 common design mistakes ruining your infographics

Have you ever designed an infographic and promoted it across your channels only to be met with the sound of…

3 months ago

7 reasons why marketing and tech teams should be collaborating

If you are wondering whether or not your marketing and tech teams really should be working together, you've come to…

3 months ago

Free social media logos for SF Symbols

The missing bite of Apple icons is here — free logos for SF Symbols. You asked. We made it👍 ✅75…

3 months ago

How to recolor 3D illustrations by Icons8 in Photoshop

3D illustrations look great almost everywhere. Ready-made illustrations grab users' attention and save a designer's time. But what if you…

3 months ago

Back to school with Icons8: free subscription for teachers & students

Gear up for the new school year with Icons8! Get premium access to tons of high-quality resources for one academic…

3 months ago

Playlist of the week: classical music for studying

Sometimes it is so hard to focus on your studies and start getting things done. But good music can fix…

4 months ago

Working secrets of a stock photographer: posing hacks, cemetery adventures, and a rowdy raccoon

August 19th is World Photography Day. We asked Icons8's in-house photographer Dimitry Nikulnikov, who shoots for Moose photo stock, to…

4 months ago

Design inspiration: web and mobile interfaces with Icons8 graphic elements

Here comes a new beautiful collection of web and mobile interfaces with Icons8 design elements! This set shows how designers…

4 months ago

How to create a paper cut-out effect in Lunacy

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a paper cut-out effect in Lunacy. We will be mainly using the…

4 months ago

How hosting server speed affects SEO ranking of a website

Your site speed is linked with user experience and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). People’s attention spans have shrunken to just…

4 months ago

How to ensure diversity in your designs

How to ensure diversity and representation in visual content? That’s quite a serious challenge for designers, bloggers, social media marketers,…

4 months ago

Playlist of the week: wedding music

All the details are important to create the right atmosphere on your wedding day: the bride's dress, the groom's suit,…

4 months ago

Catgratulations: special collection of frisky graphics for International Cat Day

Fluffy rulers of the global Internet are celebrating their day on August the 8th. Make sure you are well prepared…

4 months ago

Free Background Remover plugin for Figma

Good news for the Figma users! Now, you can outsource background removal to our AI right in Figma without leaving…

4 months ago

Avoid these five common mistakes in UX writing

User experience (UX) is how users interact with a product. In other words, UX is responsible for ensuring that users…

4 months ago

Color Glass Icons: 1,800+ geometric icons that look like gems

Have you ever looked through a piece of colored glass? It literally changes the world around you! That's what these…

4 months ago

Friends Only: a special collection of Friendship Day images

Close friends share about 1% of their DNA. That’s what researchers at Yale University have found out. We, at Icons8,…

4 months ago

What is linkbait and linkbait examples for beginners

Successful website promotion requires flexibility: the use of different strategies for external and internal optimization. One of the exciting and…

4 months ago

Happily Ever After: a collection of illustrations, icons and photos for Parents’ Day

Recently it seems like nothing can beat Vin Diesel in showing off those strong family bonds. However, we’ll try. Check…

4 months ago

Tokyo Olympics Ultimate Graphic Bundle: mascots, logos & flags

Major sports events are back! Yay! We finally can enjoy sports competitions and root for our countries at the Tokyo…

5 months ago

How to export an SVG illustration from After Effects

Quite often, we need to export a single frame from After Effects (AE) and edit it in Illustrator. Illustrator requires…

5 months ago

Playlist of the week: music for tutorials

If we look at tutorials or explainer videos on Youtube, we notice that music always accompanies them. Well-chosen background tunes…

5 months ago

Sharing emotions: World Emoji Day graphic collection

Happy World Emoji Day! Those small colorful icons help us broadcast moods and vibes since 2007. So, we share our…

5 months ago

Woolly illustrations: Fairy illustrations to enchant you and your users

https://youtu.be/sUbt90s2_B8 Guess what? It looks cool, inspired by potatoes and made of wool. Meet our new illustrations pack, Woolly! Cozy…

5 months ago

Things I learned about language usage in multilingual UI design

What is the first thing you think of when you think of UI design? Do you think of beauty, comfortability,…

5 months ago

What SEO metrics a UX designer should focus on

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is among the essential digital marketing strategies today. Since it depends on constantly changing search engine…

5 months ago

Lunacy tutorial: Neumorphism in UI design

Neumorphism is a UI design style known and loved for its retro feel. Neumorphic UIs look as if they were…

5 months ago

5 tips for better close-up photography

If you take all your pictures from your eye level and landscape format, it’s time for a change. Close-up photography…

5 months ago

How to design a conversion-optimized online shopping website

Most websites have dedicated pages focused on converting visitors into paying customers. The rest of the site usually “sets up”…

5 months ago

Glyph Neue icons: 1,500+ free icons, good old style with brand-new detailing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZ2yehV7mRM The time has come to update those good old glyphs. They served us all well: we've seen them on…

5 months ago

Top 10 Lunacy tips for designers

In this article, you will learn about 10 not-so-obvious but very useful features that will dramatically increase your efficiency in…

5 months ago

4 Common graphic design mistakes to avoid when developing an online course

You’re diving into the field of instructional design and developing an online course and want to impress your client and…

5 months ago

Like, Share, Repost: an ultimate bundle of eye-catching graphics for Social Media Day

We know what you would ask: isn’t it Social Media Day every day now? Metaphorically speaking — yeah, sure. But…

5 months ago

Global Beatles Day: rock music celebration

On June 25th, the world honors the Beatles, the greatest rock band in history. There is no better day to…

5 months ago

How to choose music for YouTube videos

In this article, you will learn how to choose music for YouTube videos. Music in a video works the same…

5 months ago

World Music Day: greetings from Fugue audio stock

One of the finest arts on our planet is music. With the right tracks, we can move through time, share…

6 months ago

10 simple steps to make your website mobile-friendly

The number of mobile users is booming every year. From just a portable electronic telephone device, it has changed a…

6 months ago

Playlist of the week: summer music

Summer is a great time for creativity. In this playlist, you will find sound inspiration for your carefree summer video.…

6 months ago

Mega Creator: a new player in DIY graphic design

Hey folks! Welcome the new member of the Icons8 product family. We’re launching Mega Creator, our new online app for…

6 months ago

Mega Creator – make pro-looking graphics in minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA4UsTo3YbE Meet Mega Creator, an online editor that lets you create eye-catching designs in no time. We made this DYI…

6 months ago

DIY UX audit: how to conduct one on your website to improve user experience

How do you think users feel when interacting with your app or website? Does your site inspire positive experiences, or…

6 months ago

7 UX best practices for designing your blog posts in 2021

Running a blog takes a lot of work. It means staying constantly updated on the latest trending topics, marketing trends,…

6 months ago

Get calm: enjoy the graphic set for the Yoga And Meditation day

Breathe in... Breathe out! Get calm and enjoy International Yoga day. We've collected some restful content to highlight your design.…

6 months ago

How AI music generators change the music industry

Have you imagined that artificial intelligence is capable of doing something very creative? Of course, we know that AI makes…

6 months ago

Make your website great again: 45+ web tools & services

This article will help you make your website great again! Below, you will find 45+ web tools and services reviewed…

6 months ago

Sunkissed: a collection of refreshing summer illustrations

Summer is finally here! It’s time to chill, sunbathe, and enjoy lovely days. We’ve collected illustrations from Dribbble and Ouch…

6 months ago

Google Docs Add-on

https://youtu.be/52x8Ix_1n4g Our Google integration is finally here! Supercharge your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides with our add-on: - Minimize distractions…

6 months ago

How to enlarge an image without losing quality: basic methods and tools

Why does simple resizing of an image don’t work? How to increase the resolution of an image Manual image enlargement…

6 months ago

World Environment Day: a special collection of nature-friendly graphics

On World Environment Day people from countries worldwide come together to take action to defend our planet. We have gathered…

6 months ago

Web design inspiration: 20+ awesome projects with 3D graphics

3D graphics have taken over the world of web design, and don’t plan to give up the position! Designers are…

6 months ago

Lunacy 7: welcome Lunacy Cloud and collaboration

Lunacy steps up to a new level. For this version, we focused on real-time collaboration and Lunacy Cloud. And it’s…

7 months ago

Naruto, Rick Sanchez and Superman: Geek Pride Day 2021 icons collection

Avengers assemble and return to Konoha! Geek Pride Day is coming! On May 25, both superheroes and supervillains will unite…

7 months ago

Face Generator: create unique human faces in real time using AI

We are happy to launch Face Generator today, a tunable system to produce virtual faces that have never existed! This…

7 months ago

Background remover tools: sorting through the best

Like many of you reading this, I’m a designer with lots of other stuff on my plate. I start my…

7 months ago

How to pick up the right music genre for your video: classical music

Classical music is about delicate instrumental musical forms like the concerto, symphony, sonata, etc. But it's not only about concerts…

7 months ago

How to create a poster using illustrations in Lunacy

Posters are one of the most effective ways to deliver ideas, express yourself, or have fun. By following this tutorial,…

8 months ago

3D business characters: vibrant and detailed 3D people to make your work pop!

3D illustrations are a craze that is not slowing down. One look at these 3D people and you can see…

8 months ago

10+ UI Kits and Dashboard Templates with Sketch Files for Designers

A UI kit is a set of user interface components created to fit together perfectly as part of a consistent…

8 months ago

How to design a fun thumbnail for a YouTube video

Looking for ideas on how to upgrade your YouTube channel? Here is the step-by-step tutorial on creating a fun video…

9 months ago

3,000+ engaging animated icons to enhance your projects

We are excited to finally release our full set of animated icons! Our designers have been at work creating full-motion…

9 months ago

Playlist of the week: Lo-Fi music

Lo-Fi is one of the brightest alternative musical protests. It has confidently held its position since the middle of the…

9 months ago

Design inspiration: awesome UI designs with Icons8 graphic elements

Seeing your product go to the world & help people create beautiful things is the best feeling a maker can…

9 months ago

Playlist of the Week: Beautiful Music

Spring has finally arrived! Would you spend it shopping on seasonal sales or hiding eggs and promising to lose weight…

9 months ago

How To Create A Landing Page In Lunacy

Designing landing pages is one of the most common tasks for a web designer. This guide will be handy for…

9 months ago

How To Create A Visual Style: Guide That Streamlines Your Brand

Cohesive visual design of a brand increases its recognition across all channels. Yet, despite its importance, many businesses overlook this…

9 months ago

Lunacy Tutorial: Glassmorphism In UI Design

Glassmorphism gains more and more popularity among the new UI trends in 2021. It catches an eye with vivid colors,…

10 months ago

Playlist Of The Week: Action Music

Let’s imagine your future video or animation work. What if this time you are going to create something dynamic and…

10 months ago

High-Quality PBR textures for ultra realistic 3D renders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QQxkyz1U60 3D PBR Textures 3D designs are being adopted quickly in design, from cute and colorful animations to complex realism.…

10 months ago

Pinterest Panned? Discerning Designers Desire Dribbble

Starting out as a new designer can be daunting. Fortunately, social networks can help an aspiring novice propel their design…

10 months ago

Moose Photos 3.0

Unsplash and Pexels may be great for moody shots and landscapes, but when it comes to studio photos, they often…

10 months ago

Comment Tool In Lunacy Design Software

Use the Comment tool to keep your to-do lists and notes and discuss your work with your teammates and customers.…

10 months ago

How to Create a Custom Vector Illustration From Stock Content

In this article, we’ll show how to craft your own illustrations in several easy steps. Without any dedicated graphic software.…

10 months ago

Playlist Of The Week: Best Romantic Music

Are you in love with a new crush or celebrating a big anniversary with your old partner? Whatever you feel…

10 months ago

How To Create A Valentine Card In Lunacy

Do you feel creative enough to make your own custom Valentine’s day card? Here is a tutorial on creating a…

10 months ago

Chinese New Year’s Freebie: Download A Free Pack Of Festive Graphics

According to the Chinese calendar, 2021 is the Year of the Ox, and right now, it is galloping towards us…

10 months ago

Playlist Of The Week: Chill Music

Meet our second musical digest. This time I'll tell you a bit about chill music. We all need some extra…

10 months ago

Plumpy Icons | 4350 Modern And Friendly Duotone Icons By Icons8

Meet the new full icon set: Plumpy! Sporting approachable rounded corners and friendly duotone styling this icon set is ready…

10 months ago

Working as a Freelancing Graphic Designer: Pros and Cons in 2021

Like any other job, graphic design has not only benefits but also pitfalls. Let's take a brief glance at them…

10 months ago

Cutting Out Rasters In Lunacy Design Software

Did you ever need to cut out a specific part of an image? We know you did. And we know…

10 months ago

Top 5 UX Writing Blunders You Should Avoid

The article is devoted to UX writing mistakes, considering and eliminating which you will increase the number of satisfied customers.

11 months ago

Branding Basics: How To Humanize Your Business and Make It Memorable

Branding is a complex concept, and its strategies have undergone various changes over the centuries. This article will overview the…

11 months ago

Happy New Design Year from Icons8 Team and Quick Look Back at 2020

Happy New Year, dear creatives. Thanks for being with us in 2020, let's look back at it. Next year we'll…

11 months ago

How UX Design Drives Innovation in E-Learning

Let's analyze the importance of UX design for e-learning platforms, learn the latest trends in this industry, and get some…

11 months ago

Big Sur Icons: The Most Controversial Icon Pack Released So Far?

In November 2020, Apple released its newest operating system, Big Sur. The new system sparked many debates concerning the major…

11 months ago

Aesthetic Icons App: Personalize Your iPhone with Modern Icon Themes

Update your iPhone's look with over 4,500 aesthetic icons made by pro designers and artists. Aesthetic Icons App by Icons8…

12 months ago

How to Draw a Snowman in Adobe Illustrator: Video Process

A new quick design tutorial is up, this time with the festive atmosphere of the winter holidays. Check the design…

12 months ago

Christmas Zoom Backgrounds: Delightful Images for Zoom Meetings

We have you covered as you jingle all the way from your bed to the living room with a bright…

12 months ago

Background Remover: Free Tool To Remove Background From Any Image

Icons8 team rolls out a new AI-based tool: meet Background Remover, a free tool that allows you to quickly remove…

12 months ago

How To Design Better Pinterest Graphics and Attract Clicks

Learn how to create better Pinterest graphics that will drive traffic to your site and pique people’s interest in your…

12 months ago

How To Create And Sell Watercolor Clipart

In this article, we invite you to learn more about creating watercolor clipart, using Procreate for making clipart, and selling…

12 months ago

AI Anonymizer Becomes Twitter’s New Fave Toy

AI Anonymizer, an online tool that creates your synthetic look-alike and helps protect identity online, is rocketing as a new…

12 months ago

20 Stylish Packs of Gradient Line Icons

Take a closer look at some popular icon packs in Gradient Line style. Check the stylish neon outline icons and…

12 months ago

How to Create a New Year Card with Custom Illustrations in Lunacy

A new design tutorial presents a step-by-step process on how to make a custom New Year card in Lunacy, free…

12 months ago

How to Start a Design Business And Be Successful

Starting a design business is challenging, so if you are into it, check this bunch of handy tips on building…

12 months ago

How to Protect Rape Victims from PornHub

An excellent article in the New York Times highlights a significant problem: PornHub is infested with rape videos. Here we…

12 months ago

Merry Christmas Photos: Get Free Studio Stock Photos on Winter Holidays

Get a full set of Christmas and wintery images for any project. Spice up your story with clear, studio-shot images…

12 months ago

How to Make Your Christmas Tune Sound Like a Fairy Tale

Check a set of steps based on the experience of the best Christmas songs in history and create your perfect…

1 year ago

Generated Photos Datasets: Diverse Images for Machine Learning

Generated Photos has made safe, high-quality datasets of real-life and AI-generated human photos that are well-distributed between races and genders.

1 year ago

5 Overlooked Mobile Experience Design Best Practices To Focus On

Mobile experience design is getting more and more significant for businesses and brands. So, welcome to check a set of…

1 year ago

How to Make a Christmas Card in Lunacy: Simple Tutorial

Do you want to design some custom Christmas cards? Here is a simple tutorial on how to make a Christmas…

1 year ago

How To Apply UX Concepts to Multilingual Website Design

Check the handy strategies on how to apply UX concepts to multilingual website design to make user experience friendly for…

1 year ago

3D Christmas Decorations: Add Holiday Cheer to Your Designs

Add some classic holiday cheer to your projects with modern 3D Christmas decorations. This vibrant and detailed set of 3D…

1 year ago

Handy Guide to Networking for UX Designers

If you want to develop your career in UX design and be the first to access exciting projects, creating your…

1 year ago

How To Build an Illustration Portfolio That Gets You Hired

Illustration portfolio is a part of professional identity as it tells the client what you do and how you do…

1 year ago

Merry Christmas Illustrations: Get 400+ Holiday Graphics

Get a jump on spreading holiday cheer with a huge set of joyful Christmas illustrations. Find all your favorite characters…

1 year ago

10 Hot Logo Design Trends for 2021

Does your logo need polishing up? Then be sure to check out this overview of the hot logo design trends…

1 year ago

7 Fundamentals of Successful Visual Branding in the Online World

To build an effective identity for your company, service, or product, you need to understand the fundamentals of successful visual…

1 year ago

Vector Art: Take a Look at the Illustration Process for Ouch

Take a glance at the process of creating an illustration for Ouch, our diverse library of vectors, from a sketch…

1 year ago

Top 9 Essential Soft Skills for UI/UX Designers

For good career, designers train hard skills but often forget about soft skills. Lets look at the primary soft skills…

1 year ago

Smart Upscaler 2.0: Image Enhancer with Bulk Uploading and API

Smart Upscaler 2.0 is released. Get even bigger, crisper images with this AI-powered image enhancer, try bulk upload, and get…

1 year ago

UI Inspiration: 21 Award-Winning Website Designs

For most businesses, the website is where the first interaction happens with prospects and customers. Check the examples of 21…

1 year ago

Among Us: Download the Icon Set Inspired by the Game

The Icons8 team created a collection of icons on a super popular Among Us game. Download the icon set and…

1 year ago

How to Make YouTube Thumbnail for Christmas Video in Lunacy

Are you preparing for Christmas and need custom images for your YouTube videos? Here's a simple tutorial on how to…

1 year ago

UX Design: Best Practices for User Retention

Check the set of effective practices on how to engage users to use your app or website with a good…

1 year ago

How to Make Animated Marketing Videos That Engage Customers

Check a set of steps based on the experience of the best video companies for the process of creating an…

1 year ago

3D Hands: Get Diversity of Gestures in Stylish 3D Graphics

Want to add fun, emotion, and trendy looks to your design? Grab the brand-new collection of 3D hands by the…

1 year ago

How to Make Black Friday Banner for Twitter in Lunacy

Are you preparing for Black Friday campaigns for your company or brand? Check a simple tutorial on how to make…

1 year ago

See and Hear: Media Icons and Clipart in 18 Design Styles

The new theme collection of Icons8 graphics is up: check the diversity of icons and clipart devoted to media, audio,…

1 year ago

Finding Logo Fonts That Fit Your Brand

Review the bunch of handy design tips and examples to help you choose the best logo fonts for your brand.

1 year ago

Lunacy 6: Free Sketch Alternative for Windows with Design Assets Built-In

Lunacy 6 adds useful improvements and more assets to the leading Sketch alternative for Windows. Best of all it is…

1 year ago

How to Build and Optimize a Social Media Conversion Funnel

Building up your followers online won't make you money; it's the purchases they make generate revenue. But how can businesses…

1 year ago

9 Effective Ways to Refresh Older Content on Your Website

Generating new content ideas consistently is the well-known path to blogging success. But, how about those old content on your…

1 year ago

Fluent System Icons: Outline and Filled Graphics on Popular Topics

Recently we’ve released two new design styles in the Icons8 library, Fluent System Icons that feature over 6000 of both…

1 year ago

How to Make a Custom Illustration in Free Vector Creator: Video Guide

You may need a custom illustration for your website or app, presentation slide, social media post, or email. What's the…

1 year ago

How to Make a Halloween Banner in Lunacy: Step by Step

Simple design guide on how to make a custom event banner in Lunacy and share a piece of fun and…

1 year ago

Ready for Black Friday: 20 Packs of Ecommerce Icons and Clipart

The new theme collection of Icons8 graphics is up: check the diversity of icons and clipart devoted to ecommerce and…

1 year ago

How to Customize App Icons on Your iPhone: Step-by-Step Guide

With iOS 14, iPhone users got the ability to customize widgets and icons on home screens. Here's a simple step-by-step…

1 year ago

Digital Art: Nature Contrasts in Impressive Illustrations by Febin Raj

Catch the vibe of design inspiration: check the collection of impressive landscape illustrations by digital artist Febin Raj.

1 year ago

How to Use Photos (And Not Only) for Marketing and Promotion

Learn how photos can change customers' attitudes and advertise the products and check the points to consider when you choose…

1 year ago

Customer Experience Trends for Digital Products in 2020

Solid customer experience is paramount to growing your business. So it's essential to make sure that you treat your customers…

1 year ago

Animated Icons 2.0: 900+ Motion Graphics in Different Styles

The Icons8 team has just released an updated library of animated icons. Animated Icons 2.0 offers over 900 different graphics…

1 year ago

Moose Photo Stock: Download Free Backgrounds and Textures

We've added more diverse free backgrounds to our photo stock, including beautiful images of various textures. Download texture backgrounds for…

1 year ago

Feel Like Home: Around the House Clipart and Icons in 21 Styles

Check the diverse set of house clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 21 design styles from colorful illustrations to…

1 year ago

Common Mistakes in Using Stock Photos and Why to Avoid Them

There are some common mistakes in using stock photos for your design, product, or marketing. In this article, let's review…

1 year ago

UI Graphics: Check New Illustration Styles in Ouch Vector Library

Ouch library of vector illustrations is growing day by day. Take a glance at some new design styles added to…

1 year ago

Video Tutorial: How to Make Animated Icon in After Effects

In this video tutorial, icons8 designer Margarita shares the step-by-step guide on how to animate an icon in Adobe After…

1 year ago

How To Make an Image for Facebook Post or Banner in Lunacy

Check a step-by-step tutorial on how to make custom images for Facebook posts and ads using Lunacy, free graphic design…

1 year ago

UI Inspiration: Web and Mobile Design Concepts with Moose Photos

Another collection demonstrating how UI designers from different countries use images from Moose photo stock in user interface designs for…

1 year ago

Favicon: Definition and How-To

The article tells what a favicon is, why you should create a favicon, and shares tips and tools on creating…

1 year ago

Busy Bee: Business Clipart and Icons in 24 Design Styles

Check the diverse set of business clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 24 design styles from colorful illustrations to…

1 year ago

8 Popular Trends in UI Design on Dribbble in 2020

Сheck our traditional summer review of some hot trends in UI design for web and mobile we found on Dribbble…

1 year ago

Ouch Illustrations 2.0: Professional Vectors for Any Design Goals

The new version of Ouch Illustrations provides creatives with a huge library of vectors to class up any design or…

1 year ago

8 Effective Practices of Ultra-Minimalist Web Design

Review a set of UX design practices for creating ultra minimalist web design and taking advantage of minimalism for your…

1 year ago

How to Make a Meme in Lunacy: Step by Step Tutorial

Check a simple step-by-step tutorial on how to make a meme image using Lunacy, free graphic design software with built-in…

1 year ago

35 Packs of Outline and Color Icons in Hand Drawn Style

Take a closer look at the Icons8 library: here we've collected some popular categories of icon packs in Hand Drawn…

1 year ago

Lunacy 5.9: Text Improvements, Suggestions Panel, Tints and More

New improvements have been added to Lunacy, free graphic design software with built-in design assets. Get a quick review of…

1 year ago

How to Make a Custom Social Media Image in Lunacy: Simple Tutorial

Check a simple step-by-step tutorial on how to create lovely social media images using Lunacy, free graphic design software with…

1 year ago

5 Top Reasons to Prototype App Idea Before Developing It

The article covers such a crucial aspect of mobile app creating as prototyping and shares a bunch of essential reasons…

1 year ago

Icons8 Developer API: Integrate the Huge Library of Design Assets

Icons8 launches the portal for developers for easy and effective management of Icons8 API. Get diverse production-ready design resources to…

1 year ago

9 Macro Photography Tips for Beginners (Ideas Included)

Review the simple guide into macro photography for beginners, including the set of useful ideas for practicing and boosting photography…

1 year ago

Urban Spirit: City Clipart and Icons in 19 Design Styles

Check the diverse set of city clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 19 design styles from colorful illustrations to…

1 year ago

Icons8 Sets Up New Flexible Pricing and User Plans

New flexible pricing is introduced to all Icons8 users. But don't worry about your current plan or free usage with…

1 year ago

UI Inspiration: 22 Mobile Design Concepts with Interface Illustrations

We've prepared a new dose of inspiration with a bunch of mobile UI concepts using interface illustrations to add information,…

1 year ago

Fluent Icons: 10 Packs of Bright Graphics on Popular Topics

Take a look at the bright graphics in new Fluent style in Icons8 library. Check icons and clipart on business,…

1 year ago

User Experience Design Tricks to Increase Your Business Revenue

Check the practical tips to increase the efficiency and profits for business website and provide customers with a great user…

1 year ago

New Illustration Style Cyborg Is Released in Ouch Vector Library

Meet the new design style for the Ouch library of vectors for diverse creative projects. It's called Cyborg and it's…

1 year ago

12 Tips To Improve Your WordPress Website for Higher Rankings

If you've chosen WordPress as a content management system for your website, check this set of tips on how to…

1 year ago

3 Cases of Effective Fusing Modern and Traditional Web Design Ideas

Take a look at practical examples and catch some handy tips on mixing traditions and innovations in web design effectively.

2 years ago

How to Uncover Content Opportunities and Attract Relevant Traffic

The article shares some tips on how to make your content work more effectively, analyze the audience's needs and attract…

2 years ago

Outsourcing or In-House Design: Which Is Better for Your Business?

Check the benefits and pitfalls of different work styles for designers in the business aspect. Which is better, outsourcing or…

2 years ago

Icons8 for Adobe: Free Plugin with 125K Icons for Photoshop and Illustrator

Icons8 native plugin for Adobe is live! Get over 125K beautiful icons without leaving your Adobe tools in the design…

2 years ago

5 Points to Consider Optimizing Your Logo for an App Icon

Review the set of important aspects to consider if you want to design an effective and usable app icon for…

2 years ago

9 Mobile Ecommerce Tips to Immediately Make Purchase Easier

Mobile ecommerce is growing its presence, profits, and global audience. Review a bunch of tips helping to make mobile ecommerce…

2 years ago

Best Free Drawing Software: 7 Strong Candidates

Paid tools for digital painting have set the industry standard for what is possible with these programs, right? Not necessary.…

2 years ago

Well-Tried Analytics Hacks to Improve Your Website Conversions

Analytics tools are not just for monitoring performance over the web. Used correctly, they can help you improve website conversions.…

2 years ago

Fit and Active: 21 Packs of Sports Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse collection of sports clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 21 design styles from colorful illustrations to…

2 years ago

UI Inspiration: 20 Eye-Pleasing Mobile Design Concepts

A new bunch of UI design examples is ready, this time it's all about app interfaces: check a variety of…

2 years ago

Icons8 Emoji: Get Billions of Beautiful and Legal Emoji for Your App

We've released a huge and consistent Emoji set, reimagined by Icons8 designers. Get billions of beautfiul and legal emoji for…

2 years ago

5 Catchy Trends in Digital Illustration in 2020

Check the brief review of popular trends in the sphere of digital illustration this year. Packed with diverse examples of…

2 years ago

Showing Data: Clipart and Icons for Infographics in 20 Design Styles

Check the diverse set of infographics icons and clipart from the Icons8 library: top graphics for infographic design in 20…

2 years ago

30+ Free Stock Photos on Coronavirus Pandemic and Healthcare Theme

Grab free high-quality photos on coronavirus theme from Moose Photo Stock for information and social needs: people in face masks, doctors…

2 years ago

Smart Upscaler, Free AI-Powered Tool to Enlarge and Enhance Images

Icons8 released a new online tool powered by AI: Smart Upscaler helps users to enlarge and enhance images.

2 years ago

How to Attract Traffic and Get Links with Guestographics

When it comes to link building tactics, learn what's guestographics and how it helps to attract traffic and get backlinks.

2 years ago

Logo Design Inspiration: Variety of Elegant Graphics by Yoga Perdana

A new dose of design inspiration is all about beautiful logos and graphics: check the big collection of design concepts…

2 years ago

Video Tutorial: How to Morph Complex Figures in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Icons8 designer Margarita shares the steps of morphing complex figures in Adobe After Effects without extra…

2 years ago

Keep in Touch: Icons of Social Media Logos in 19 Design Styles

Check the diverse set of free social media icons from the Icons8 library: top social media logos in 19 styles,…

2 years ago

Free Virtual Backgrounds for Your Zoom Meeting

Try a diversity of free backgrounds from Icons8 photo stock to add some elegance - or fun! - to your…

2 years ago

5 Neuromarketing Tricks For Your Visual Content

Let’s take a look at how designers can apply some of the neuromarketing tips and tricks to make your visual…

2 years ago

7 Website Font Trends for 2020 and a Free Tool to Identify Your Fonts

Let’s discuss 7 website fonts trends for 2020 and a way to identify your own fonts, using a simple and…

2 years ago

UI Inspiration: 20 Examples of Dashboard Designs

Review another set of inspiring UI design concepts by different user interface designers, this time devoted to dashboard design.

2 years ago

6 CRO Tactics Your SaaS Company Should Have Implemented Yesterday

Conversion rate optimization strategy is the cornerstone of any SaaS website and the chance to increase their revenue over time.…

2 years ago

UI Tools: 400 Free Animated Icons in All Formats

Since the last release, the Icons8 pack of free animated icons has doubled: now you can get 400! Download icons…

2 years ago

Design Freebie: Free SVG Icons on Coronavirus in Different Styles

Download a pack of free SVG icons devoted to the theme of coronavirus in different design styles for infographics, slides,…

2 years ago

Alive and Kicking: 20 Packs of Medical Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse collection of free medical clipart and healthcare icons from the Icons8 library: 20 design styles from colorful…

2 years ago

How to Use Images to Fortify Digital Marketing

Images have a significant role in almost all of the Digital Marketing components. It means that choosing images wisely, we…

2 years ago

Try Crayon, New Artistic Style of Vectors on Ouch

Our library of vector illustrations is growing. Take a glance at a pack in a fresh style called Crayon. Cute…

2 years ago

Meet the Spring: 19 Packs of Spring Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse collection of free spring clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 19 design styles from colorful illustrations…

2 years ago

Review of Top Content Marketing Trends for 2020

Check the review of top content marketing trends for 2020 that can maximize the visibility of your business and boost…

2 years ago

How Guest Posting Contributes to Small Business Development

In this article, let’s talk about guest posting as a tool for business development and explain why it should be…

2 years ago

Lunacy 5.0: Free All-in-One Vector Graphic Design Editor

Released in version 5.0, Lunacy is a solid and well-improved vector graphic design editor with icons, photos, masked images, and…

2 years ago

Brief Guide into Social Media Marketing Trends 2020

Today most businesses strive to have an engaging presence on social media if it hopes to stay in the game.…

2 years ago

Proven Tricks And Tools That Save Designers’ Time

This article is for designers who perfected their creative process to the point where every minute spent on mundane tasks…

2 years ago

5 Important Points to Consider for Your Logo Design

Logo design lies in the core of effective brand identity. In this article, we are going to discuss the factors…

2 years ago

3 Popular Myths About Images in Content Marketing

Let’s talk about the three most popular myths about images in content marketing and why believing them may be disastrous…

2 years ago

Psychology Behind a Compelling UX Design

The article takes a look at some common UX elements and the psychological thinking behind them: check the examples of…

2 years ago

How To Design Emails That People Will Actually Read

Let's talk about the crucial elements of every email from a design perspective. That will help you make your emails…

2 years ago

User Interfaces 2020: Top 10 UI Design Trends for Web and Mobile

Let's review what seems to be trendy in user interface design for websites and mobile apps in 2020: decorative fonts,…

2 years ago

Icons8 Plugin for Figma: Get 120,000 Icons for Your UI Designs

To shortcut the way to a diversity of icons for web and app designers, Icons8 releases the plugin for Figma,…

2 years ago

Year in Pictures: 19 Packs of Seasons Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free seasons clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 19 design styles from colorful and…

2 years ago

7 Effective Chatbot Use Cases That Work for Business Goals

Chatbots are getting increasingly popular among businesses. Organizations are deploying AI algorithms to build advanced chatbots in areas of customer…

2 years ago

Design Fun: How to Make Memes

Learn how to make memes and add fun to your communication online.

2 years ago

Top 10 Logo Design Trends for 2020: Insights and Examples

The short and insightful overview of the most relevant logo design trends that are expected to reign supreme in 2020.…

2 years ago

Design Freebie: Free Christmas Vectors in 6 Catchy Styles

Download free Christmas vectors in 6 design styles from the Ouch vector library and Vector Creator. There are icons and…

2 years ago

Jingle Bells: 21 Packs of Christmas Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free Christmas clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 21 design styles from colorful and…

2 years ago

Generated Photos Team Releases API for Face Images Made by AI

Generated Photos team releases Generated Photos API. It seems AI-generated images have never looked better. Now you can integrate worry-free…

2 years ago

Vector Freebie: Animal ABC Cards in PNG and SVG

We've prepared a new pack of free design stuff for creators. This is an original collection of 26 vector illustrations of…

2 years ago

Small Business Website Design: 5 Tips to Improve It

If visitors aren’t impressed within the first few seconds, you will lose them to a better website. That leads to…

2 years ago

Frost and Snow: 20 Packs of Free Winter Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free winter clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 20 design styles from colorful and…

2 years ago

Best Free Graphic Design Software: 22 Champions For Every Asset You Might Need

In this article, we’ll help you to pick the best free graphic design software for your needs and pinpoint the…

2 years ago

How to Expand Globally as a Freelance Designer

One of the best things about working as a freelance designer is that you can work from anywhere with the…

2 years ago

Surr Vectors on Ouch: Free Illustrations in New Surrealistic Style

Take a sneak peek at the new style called Surr in Ouch vector library. This pack of surrealistic illustrations covers…

2 years ago

Show the Way: 24 Packs of Free Arrow Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free arrow clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: 24 design styles from colorful and…

2 years ago

Line Awesome: Open-Source Icon Font with 1380+ Line Icons

Are you a fan of Font Awesome, but want more variety? Meet Line Awesome, a free open-source icon font made…

2 years ago

How to Choose a Design Template for Your Ecommerce Website

It is not easy to pick the perfect design template for an ecommerce website. If you want to attract customers…

2 years ago

What Is UX Design and What Do UX Designers Do?

To explain what UX design is we should first start with what is user experience, or UX? Most experiences can't…

2 years ago

Finger Licking: 19 Packs of Free Food Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free food clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: graphics of healthy food, fast food,…

2 years ago

Vector Creator: Free Tool to Create Custom Illustrations

We've just released Vector Creator, a free tool that allows creators to make striking illustrations right in their browser: 3,000+…

2 years ago

5 Web Marketing Tips That Can Be Used for Any Business

Web marketing is the future of the business: it offers multiple channels of marketing at a very low price. The…

2 years ago

Team Power: 30+ Digital Illustrations About Teamwork

Feel the power of teamwork via the collection of digital illustrations in different styles: sports, team management, creative process for…

2 years ago

The Psychology of Logo Design: Creating a Compelling Brand Sign

The effective logo design has a direct impact on sales, brand awareness and trust. So, designers must take into account…

2 years ago

Trick or Treat: 19 Packs of Free Halloween Clipart and Icons

Check the diverse set of free Halloween clipart and icons from the Icons8 library: graphics of pumpkins, zombies, black cats,…

2 years ago

Design Tools: 200 Free Animated Icons for Web and Mobile UI

The Icons8 team just released a pack of free animated icons in JSON for Lottie, GIF, and After Effects format.…

2 years ago

23 Best UI Designing Tools. Updated for 2020

In this article, we’ll extensively cover the best UI designing, UI building, and UI wireframing tools there are, highlighting their…

2 years ago

8 Graphic Design Trends Businesses Shouldn’t Miss Out On

Staying on top of graphic design trends helps your brand stand out and look current. You'll grab users' attention if…

2 years ago

Happy Birthday to You: 22 Packs of Free Birthday Clipart and Icons

If you search for birthday clipart or icons, we've collected the popular birthday images in one post for you: check…

2 years ago

How Travel Brands Are Using Conversational AI

Introducing conversational AI to travel industry isn’t just a whim of travel companies to remain trendy. Check the reasons to…

2 years ago

Generated Photos: 100,000 Free AI Generated Faces for Your Designs

New free resource Generated Photos shares a diverse library of 100,000 incredibly realistic faces created by artificial intelligence. Download AI…

2 years ago

Web Design Inspiration: 20+ Lovely Landing Pages with Hero Illustrations

Being an effective tool of web marketing, landing pages are getting more and more presence and many designers turn to…

2 years ago

Typography Basics: Terminology, Examples, and Infographics

One of the core elements of effective design is typography. Our today's post shares insights in typography for beginners: here…

2 years ago

Too Cool for School: 15 Free Vector Illustrations on Education

Check a pack of free vectors on education in 15 design styles on Ouch library. The free illustrations can be…

2 years ago

How to Create Viral Content: A Brief Guide

The article answers two popular questions about viral content: why do people share content and how to make your content…

2 years ago

Come Rain or Shine: 20 Packs of Free Weather Clipart and Icons

If you search for weather clipart or icons, we've collected the popular weather images in one post for you: check…

2 years ago

6 Practical Tips on Applying Photo Content to Mobile Applications

Let's review how to care about the photos you use in your app and how it impacts the overall user…

2 years ago

Business Communication: Tactics to Turn Angry Customers into Raving Fans

No one likes dealing with angry customers or receiving negative feedback. Anyway, as a business owner or freelancer, you will…

2 years ago

7 Finest Websites To Get FREE Music For Videos Legally

Whether you have a Youtube channel, a production company, or even if you’re editing a home video, finding high-quality free…

2 years ago

The Cat’s Meow: Free Animal Clipart and Icons in 20 Design Styles

If you search for animal clipart or icons, we've collected the popular animal images in one post for you: check…

2 years ago

Website Launch Checklist: 11 Things To Check Before Launching Your Website

Today web site launching is a MUST for a business. The article presents a useful checklist on a website launch,…

2 years ago

Shop Till You Drop: 20 Packs of Free Shopping Clipart and Icons

In case you search for shopping clipart or icons, we've collected the popular images in one post for you: check…

2 years ago

Autumn Vibes: 20 Packs of Free Fall Clipart and Icons

In case you search for the fall clipart, we've collected the popular autumn images and icons: check a variety of…

2 years ago

12 Popular UI Design Trends on Dribbble in 2019

The review of hot trends in user interfaces for web and mobile: take a plunge into the UI design trends…

2 years ago

5 Tips to Start Your Digital Localization Strategy

On top of linguistic considerations, there’s a lot of things to consider to make sure that your digital localization strategy…

2 years ago

Effective Practices on Blog Images and Visual Content

For those who search for the school clipart, we've collected the most popular clip art for teachers and various icons…

2 years ago

User Experience: How to Design a Call to Action on Your Website

Call to action elements are crucial for any form of online communication. Check the set of useful tips on designing…

2 years ago

Icons8 Photos 2.0. Diversity of Free Customizable Stock Photos

Icons8 Photos 2.0 combines machine learning and professional photography to build up a creative community. Use a variety of models,…

2 years ago

Is Photography Dying?

In the article, the author reviews the popular photography cliches and problems of modern photography, with a big bunch of…

2 years ago

Lunacy 4.0. Free Graphic Design Software with Built-In Design Resources

In version 4.0, Lunacy operates as a full-fledged graphic editor with icons, photos, masked images and illustrations integrated and ready…

2 years ago

Clip Art Images: Definition, History, Examples and Sources

In this article, we offer you to refresh the definition of clip art, dive into its history and modern state,…

2 years ago

Photo Creator 2.0: Free Photo Collage Maker with AI Magic

We've just released a new version of Photo Creator, a free photo collage maker to make photos for specific stories…

2 years ago

Big Guys Secrets: How Successful Design Companies Market Themselves

The article presents the view on the reasons behind the success of three large design companies that exploded in the…

2 years ago

Digital Art: 25 Atmospheric Illustrations of Nature and Landscapes

Get a dose of illustration inspiration: review the collection of digital illustrations by Brian Edward Miller, the artist famous for…

2 years ago

10 Types of Toxic Users and Antidotes to Deal with Them

In this article, we introduce the ten most common types of "toxic" users or clients and effective tips on dealing…

2 years ago

Interaction Design: Effective Billing Forms for Ecommerce Website

Every ecommerce website relies upon a workable billing form to move customers through the billing process. It's vital to design…

2 years ago

7 Design Challenges to Get You Out of Creative Block

There’s a bunch of articles on the creative block and how to fix it. Why would you need one more?…

3 years ago

Ecommerce UX: Tips to Design Better Product Pages

In this article, we’re going through several tips to help you design better product pages. Check useful stats and learn…

3 years ago

Design Tools: Get 5 Fresh Design Styles of Free Vectors

Time to share 5 new illustration styles added to Ouch: check a variety of free vectors in different color palettes,…

3 years ago

Advanced Techniques of Making Photo Collages for Everyone

Photo collages are a great way of telling specific stories. The article shares advanced techniques and useful tools for creating…

3 years ago

Graphic Design: Insights into Creating Movie Posters

In this article, we’ll look at some of the most successful movie posters and explore exactly what it takes to…

3 years ago

The UX of Search: How to Create Accessible Search Forms

Search form is one of the most important UI elements. This article features best practices of design for search forms…

3 years ago

Why User Testing Sucks

The article unveils the personal vision of the usability specialist on the drawback of user testing and covers grey areas…

3 years ago

AI & UX. A Match Made in Hell or a Perfect Partnership?

Well-done UX design keeps users happy and engaged, now also with the support of artificial intelligence. Let’s see how some…

3 years ago

Digital Illustration: The Power of Contrast in Tom Haugomat’s Art

Check the big inspiring collection of digital illustrations by French illustrator Tom Haugomat and review the multiple examples of digital…

3 years ago

How to Optimize Performance of Your WordPress Website

The article covers key issues of WordPress website optimization and offers useful tools and plugins to achieve it. Check their…

3 years ago

How to Make an Effective Chatbot

Chatbots are not replacing anything or anyone, they are complementing them. In this article, we’ll show you how to make…

3 years ago

How to Nail Event Poster Design

From movie screenings to album launches, from flower festivals to art fairs, an eye-catching event poster plays a crucial role…

3 years ago

12 Ways to Create Exit-Intent Popups That Guarantee Signups

Although popups have bad rap, they are still one of the effective ways to guarantee signups to your website. Check…

3 years ago

Graphic Design: Posters. History, Types and Design Tips

The article dives into the origins and history of posters, their functions and goals, as well as provides tips for…

3 years ago

6 Ways to Use Interactive Content and Boost Your Conversions

The article explains the benefits of interactive content for digital products and considers 6 ways of applying it for better…

3 years ago

How to Create a Catchy Title Image for Your Content

The article provides a set of tips and strategies for those who want to avoid generic imagery for their content:…

3 years ago

Visual Storytelling Explained With… Tomatoes

Stories please our brains and make digital products better. The article unveils the basics of visual storytelling by the example…

3 years ago

Web Design: 20 Win-Win Examples of the Funniest 404 Error Pages

Although landing on 404 pages can be very frustrating, creative approach and catchy emotional design may turn it into a…

3 years ago

UI/UX Design Trends for Ecommerce Worth Attention in 2019

Ecommerce is the sphere where design directly influences profit. Check the review of actual design trends for ecommerce, packed with…

3 years ago

Effective Tips on Impactful Packaging Design

The design of your product packaging can make or break its success and has a direct impact on the number…

3 years ago

Web Usability: 7 Elements Every Website Should Have in 2019

The article presents a brief review of some crucial elements of web usability: check what has a big impact on…

3 years ago

Mobile UI: Design Trends Setting the Tone for 2019

The article covers a variety of actual trends for mobile UI: read about conversational interfaces, artificial intelligence, amazing animations and…

3 years ago

How UX of Different Messengers Affected Our Team Collaboration

We tried a bunch of messengers through the years searching for perfect online collaboration tools to boost our team communication.…

3 years ago

Best Free Photo Editing Software 2019

Finding the best free photo editor among so many design tools can be a real pain. We've gathered the best…

3 years ago

Branding Design: What Is a Brand Book and Why You Need It

The article defines the essence of the brand book: read what it consists of, how it supports the brand strategy…

3 years ago

Love Is All You Need. 40 Romantic Digital Illustrations by Pascal Campion

To share the vibes of love and romance, we've collected the big and impressive set of illustrations by famous artist…

3 years ago

Designer Notes: Identity Design Integrated in Digital Product

Integration of identity design into interfaces for web and mobile is a creative challenge. Read how it's done with logo,…

3 years ago

Voice Interface Design: Building a Human Conversation with a Machine

The article dives into the theme of voice interface design and development: check the benefits and pitfalls of modern VUI…

3 years ago

Motion Design: How Motion Graphics Influence User Experience

The article dives into the essence of motion design and its positive impact on user behavior and interactions: check how…

3 years ago

Top Logo Design Trends in 2019: Insider’s View and Infographic

Wondering what logo design trends to look forward to in 2019? The Logaster team is happy to share some insights…

3 years ago

Prospects for Digital Illustration: What Illustrators Shouldn’t Miss in 2019

The article shares some ideas on upcoming trends of digital illustration this year: AR, weird illustrations, craft artworks and much more.…

3 years ago

How UX Design Builds Trust and Loyalty for Your Website

UX design is always about the user and the way it makes a user feel. Trust builds loyalty, and loyalty…

3 years ago

7 Books for Designer No One Will Ever Advise You to Read

This article contains a list of seven books that have almost nothing to do with graphic design yet may be…

3 years ago

Design Resources: Photo Creator. Make Custom Photos to Tell Your Story

Hey, creators. Need photo content? We know how hard it is to find an image for your specific purpose. That's…

3 years ago

4 Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd: How Designers Can Become Popular

How many designers are out there? More importantly, how many of them are standing out? This article contains a list…

3 years ago

Web Marketing: 7 Tips How to Cope with Banner Blindness

Banner blindness can waste design and marketing efforts as users just ignore ads. What's more, it may result in ignoring…

3 years ago

What’s the Difference Between $5 Logo and $250 Logo? I Tried Both.

Is there a difference between $5 logo and $250? I decided to check and ordered both. In this article, you…

3 years ago

Design Resources: Fugue 2.0. Royalty Free Music for Any Video

The Icons8 team is rolling out Fugue 2.0, the upgraded resource of royalty free music: check the big collection of…

3 years ago

UI Design: Look Back at 12 Top Interface Design Trends in 2018

Before the new creative year starts, we offer you a quick look back: let's review 12 interface design trends of…

3 years ago

Designers Talk: How to Be Unique in 2019?

How do you stay unique with your designs, when so many people are affected by the same visual trends? Check…

3 years ago

Design Resources: Ouch! Free Vectors to Class Up Your Product

Icons8 rolls out another handy design tool for designers: check Ouch, the collection of free vector illustrations helping creators who…

3 years ago

Vector Illustration: Basics of Creating Vector Images

The article covers the basic points of creating vector illustration: learn about color, light, composition, perspective, technical features and preparing…

3 years ago

The Ultimate Guide to Kerning: How to Kern Font in Your Projects

Readability is one of the crucial factors of positive UX and fonts kerning plays a big role in this aspect…

3 years ago

20 Great Font Pairings for Badass Designers and Pigeons

Have fun and check 20 handy and effective font pairings to consider for your next web design project. Packed with…

3 years ago

How to Design an Icon Set: Simple Checklist for Graphic Designers

The article shows all the process of icon creation step-by-step and provides you with a basic checklist what to review…

3 years ago

10 Popular Graphic Design Trends on Dribbble in 2018

Keeping our eyes on the ball, we have prepared a new set of design trends on Dribbble, this time devoted…

3 years ago

Icons8 UX: Web App Redesign for the Sake of Usability

This article is a story behind the Icons8 redesign, our usability studies, iterations, and trade-offs. Check the UX design solutions…

3 years ago

Accessibility in UX: How to Make Mobile App Design Work for Everyone

Designing UX for a mobile app, it's vital to make it not only functional and attractive but also accessible to…

3 years ago

5 DIY Marketing Design Tips in Case Your Designer Is Busy

Designing graphics for marketing campaigns is possible without much pain. You can try doing it with the help of the…

3 years ago

User Experience: How to Design Onboarding for Your Mobile App

We all know the power of the first contact in user experience. Mobile app onboarding is a good way to…

3 years ago

6 Types of Clients That End Up in Designer’s Hell

Have you ever had to deal with not-that-easy clients in your design career? The chances are high that you will…

3 years ago

UI Inspiration: 20 Captivating Concepts of Loading Animation

Like it or hate it, we all have to spend some time waiting while the content is getting loaded on…

3 years ago

UI Design: 14 IOS Icon Packs for Your App Design Project

The Icons8 collection reached the mark of 80 000 icons and iOS icons are among the most popular. Have a…

3 years ago

Web Design: How to Use Icons on Landing Pages

There are numerous ways how icons can strengthen the usability and navigation of a landing page as well as make…

3 years ago

Free Vector Software: Best Editor and Drawing Tools

Not all can afford expensive software for vector drawing, especially at the beginning of design career: here we collected for…

3 years ago

UI Animation: 30 Creative Concepts of Animated Icons

UI animation is a good way to draw users' attention and add life to the interface. Check the big collection…

3 years ago

Truth About “Cool Fonts”: We Scraped the Fonts That Designers Actually Use

According to our fonts study, designers of the best startups don't use trendy, cool fonts. Are you surprised? Check what…

3 years ago

Racism in Design. Who to Blame?

The article shares the exploration of choices made upon visuals for websites and apps from the perspective of racism in…

3 years ago

Interaction Design: 7 Basic Types of UI Animation

The article presents 7 widely used types of UI animation in web and mobile interfaces: check how motion can support…

3 years ago

Designers Talk: What We Didn’t Expect

When it comes to insights into a design job, it's always cool to get the first-hand information. Here it is:…

3 years ago

10 Popular UI Design Trends on Dribbble in 2018

The peak of the year is the perfect time to review popular design patterns and experiments of the year. Let's…

3 years ago

Dark UX Patterns in Advertising

Advertising is one of the factors that can provoke users' negative feedback and annoyance. The article shows some dark UX…

3 years ago

5 Killer UX Optimization Tips That Will Boost Your Search Rankings

We have to care about SEO to get our websites visible and highly ranked on the Web. Check 5 practical…

3 years ago

The Most Hated UI & UX Pattern of 2018

There are many UI and UX design patterns loved by designers but hated by users. Let's discuss some really popular…

3 years ago

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating User-Centric App Wireframe

The article explains the benefits and goals of wireframing in the UX design process and provides a step-by-step guide to…

3 years ago

Minimalistic and Cute Wallpapers for Computer and Mobile Phone

Fresh freebie from the Icons8 team is ready for you: check and download the collection of minimalist and stylish wallpapers…

3 years ago

Usability: Practical Definition. Hard Core of UX Design

Let's take the academic definition of usability and strip it to the bare essentials: success, errors, and speed. Check the…

3 years ago

Card Sorting in 2018: Explanation, Example, and Online Tools

For user testing, card sorting is a simple method of organizing any data. Unlike classic guides, this one is written…

3 years ago

CG Inspiration: 25 Isometric Low Poly Illustrations to Impress You

Low poly is a direction of 3D art which is now a trend in game and video design. Check the…

3 years ago

7 Steps to Improve User Experience with Well-Crafted Content

User experience is not only about design and development but also well-made content supporting users all the way. Check the…

4 years ago

33 Bright Icon Packs in a Variety of Styles and Themes

No such thing as too many icons for designers - we've got over 70K of them ready to use. Check…

4 years ago

Case Study: How Difficult Is It to Build Stock Photo Websites?

Stock photo websites look simple - is it hard to build one? The article shares two ways of creating a…

4 years ago

7 Insane Features from Top Chinese Apps, and what they tell us about the human condition

The article reviews interesting and insane features of top Chinese mobile applications with a big bunch of screenshots and spiced…

4 years ago

How to Design an App for User Goals (by Example of Airbnb)

Would you like to redesign anything in Airbnb app? Check our ideas on usability improvements for the app and join…

4 years ago

Music to Your Ears: Fugue, Free Stock Music Service Is Launched

New stock service from the Icons8 team: it's called Fugue and it shares a thousand of unique music tracks for…

4 years ago

Web UI Inspiration: 20 Design Concepts with Cool Interface Illustrations

Interface illustrations are a booming design trend these days, getting a bright and diverse presentation on a variety of websites.…

4 years ago

Design Career: One Product Designer’s Story of Relocation to the USA

The article presents a real story from a product designer who dreamt to relocate to the USA and how he…

4 years ago

Graphic Design Inspiration: 18 Digital Illustrations to Feel City Spirit

Cityscapes have always been a source of inspiration for artists, sketchers, and photographers. Today we offer you to feel the…

4 years ago

Moose: Free Stock Photos Designed to Work Together

New photo stock service, Moose, is launched. A fresh approach to stock photography: free professionally made photos perfectly match each…

4 years ago

Sketch.The.Ripper: Free Tool Shows Your Sketch File Contents

Sketch.The.Ripper is a free tool for designers and developers: it shows the contents of any .sketch file: artboards, symbols, and…

4 years ago

Logo Inspiration: 20 Examples of Visual Metaphors in Logos

Inspiring collection of logo designs by Yuri Kartashev who knows ins and outs of smart visual metaphors.

4 years ago

Photo Inspiration: 12 Free Stylish Stock Images of Elegant Outfit Details

Collection of stylish professional shots on fashion and style from Moose, the huge photo stock gallery by the Icons8 team.…

4 years ago

Mobile UX: Basic Steps of Product Design for Applications

Mobile app user experience design includes the vital steps to consider at the start for making the product successful. Read…

4 years ago

Empathy in UX Design: What, Why and How

Working on projects for users, designers have to set the mindset of creating the outcome that will solve user’s problems…

4 years ago

Lunacy Editor 3.0: Free Sketch Alternative for Windows is Here

Big day: our team has just released Lunacy 3.0. It is a native Windows app that opens, edits, and stores .sketch files.…

4 years ago

Icon Design: 6 Temptations of a Graphic Designer

The article covers the theme of icon design: check how to create a good icon and learn what temptations are…

4 years ago

Icons and Big Data: Predictive Analytics for Search Accuracy

Search process to get the needed icon among the tons of others is not an easy challenge. To make the…

4 years ago

UI Design: How to Amplify User Interface with Illustrations

Users need not only functionality but also beauty and emotions. Check how illustrations can improve user experience and learn about…

4 years ago

Powerful Favs: The Big Role of Favicon in Web Usability

The article reviews the role of favicons in web usability and positive user experience: check the definition, benefits, formats and…

4 years ago

User Interface Design: 10 Tips How to Make UI Easy-Breezy

Collection of handy tips for user interface designers: check how to create web and mobile UI design saving user's time…

4 years ago

Make Money Submitting Images to Stock Photo Sites

Making passive income with freelance photography jobs? Totally possible. Follow these steps to make money submitting photos to stock photo…

4 years ago

How to Steal Stock Photos and Ways to Get Them Legally

Finding an image online without paying a cent seems like an easy task. However, there are instances when you would…

4 years ago

13 Features of a Mind-Blowing Online Store

The article covers the issue of creating a successful online store: check the set of features vital for effective e-commerce…

4 years ago

Small but Iconic: Guide to a Variety of Interface Icons

The article considers the role of icons in user interfaces and different aspects of their classification: check different types of…

4 years ago

Usability of Bitcoin: What Satoshi Forgot

What will destroy Bitcoin? Governments? Hackers? Winklevoss twins? Usability. Here’s why. Problem 1. High Price of Error Imagine your grandma…

4 years ago

Designers: Show Off For Fun & Profit

Having your own website and promoting yourself as a graphic designer is a must nowadays—showcase your work, and check a…

4 years ago

Freelance Marketplaces – How to Choose Them and How to Easily Collect Your Hard-Earned Cash

The article covers the interesting issue for freelances: learn about various freelance marketplaces, not only how to work but also…

4 years ago

Images That Don’t Stink: Choosing Pictures for Landing Page

Images play the crucial role in setting high conversion rates for landing pages. Check the tips how to choose the…

4 years ago

Prototyping With Sketch + InVision + Craft

Prototyping is an essential part of the interaction design process: read the handy tips on how to make prototyping easy…

4 years ago

Choosing the Right Size and Format for Icons

Choosing the right icon size for various operating systems is important, as not careful choice may negatively affect the cost…

4 years ago

From Great Collections to Collection of Everything: a Brief History of Stock Photography

Back in the early XX century, the first stock photo companies founded to save money on staff photographers. Professional imagery was an exclusive…

4 years ago

UI Sounds: From Zero To Hero

A sound can significantly improve the users’ experience and be useful where GIU can not. All that it takes -…

4 years ago

20 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Fans

Master the intricacy of black and white photography with these 20 practical tips to create memorable and captivating monochromatic photos.

4 years ago

Call-to-Action Buttons Which Convert

A perfect CTA button. What is it made of? Generally, there are three components. Copy. Design. Context. And their complicated…

4 years ago

Website Footer Design: What to Include & Things to Avoid

Don't leave website footer design for last — this area of your website can be crucial for increasing engagement, conversions,…

4 years ago

How to Make a Website on Your Own If You Aren’t a Web Designer

Find out how to create a website on your own without even finding out what the code looks like, how…

4 years ago

Modular Grid: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Wanna make user-friendly, pleasantly aesthetic websites? Use modular grids. The modular grid is an instrument for organizing visual space. Let’s…

4 years ago

Typography Logo Design: Tips, Examples, Ideas

Five essential typography logo design tips which will help you to create a text logo that will increase your company's…

4 years ago

Effective UI Texts: Words to Avoid in Writing

All the common words to avoid in writing. Knowing this can make your UI texts accurate and easy to understand…

4 years ago

Free Landing Page Templates

The easiest way to get a landing page is to use WordPress and free landing page templates. Here's where to…

4 years ago

How to Become a Graphic Designer: The Ultimate Guide

Kickstart your graphic design career with an in-depth guide to graphic design courses, books, and detailed information on graphic designer…

4 years ago

What Is an Infographic: Types, Examples, Tips

An infographic is a visual representation of information and is aimed at making an otherwise complex subject matter easier to…

4 years ago

How to Design a Mobile App Without Paying A Dime

How do you bridge the gap from developing an app to designing it? If you’re on a budget, here’s how…

4 years ago

How To Retain User Engagement After Website Redesign

5 case studies of website redesign failures that will teach you how to retain user engagement when you roll out…

5 years ago

UX Design for E-Commerce: Principles and Strategies

The article provides a set of strategies and design practices for e-commerce UX design helping users shop online with clear…

5 years ago

How to Make Pixel Perfect Icons

Drawing an icon that delights the eye is not enough. Making the icon scalable, responsive, and suitable for many devices…

5 years ago

How I Was Studying 3 Buttons for 20 Hours

The article shares a case study by the usability specialist of Icons8 team sharing the process of testing buttons and…

5 years ago

What Neural Network Can Tell About Your Doodles?

How often do you see other people's doodles? Usually it’s a small circle of friends playing Pictionary at a party,…

5 years ago

Flat Design Trend: What Did It Bring to Us?

The article presents the opinion about the influence of flat design on user experience

5 years ago

Blind Method of Hiring a Software Developer

Insights into dev jobs: read the real story of hiring a software developer and check how blind method helps you…

5 years ago

How to Open Sketch File on Windows

Sketch is a Mac App. But what should you do if you only have Windows, and this damned Sketch file…

5 years ago

How to Sell a WordPress Theme at ThemeForest

Many web designers are thinking of trying to sell their templates at the famous Envato marketplace, and some already succeeded in…

5 years ago

How to Create a Seamless Background Pattern in Photoshop

Seamless patterns can be applied to any background you can imagine, from a website or application to your Tinder photo.…

6 years ago

How to Recolor a PNG Icon in Photoshop

You need to take 9 steps to recolor a raster icon in Photoshop. Let's do it together in this simple…

8 years ago

How to Color Vector Icons in Adobe Illustrator

We're going to show you how to recolor glyph icons to any color in Adobe Illustrator. Although we're mostly thinking of our…

8 years ago

New Pichon for Mac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZJpo63sxWk Great news for Mac-based designers, developers, and other creatives! (more…)

3 weeks ago

This website uses cookies.