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Questions about creating scale or full-size models of a design or device. They are used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.

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How to mockup a logo in a realistic environment?

I have recently created a logo. I have seen an online trend of showing off a logo in a realistic environment, illustrating possible use cases of the logo. An example of this can be seen here, with ...
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Creating 3D book cover mockups from scratch

You very often see 3D mockups of books that look realistic enough to pass for a photo of the book at a glance. They’re a great way to make a flat front page come to life, and it’s no wonder they’re ...
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Open source programs to apply vector designs into mockups?

I create mostly logo designs using Inkscape on Linux but I cannot find a way to mockup my designs with an open source software. Are there any open source programs to apply vector (or raster) designs ...
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Is it appropriate to use a slightly different mockup size to the actual project dimension for my portfolio? [duplicate]

I'm doing my online portfolio (graphic design). I've included projects from classes. They have a certain dimension. I was wondering if I have to find a mockup which has the same dimensions as my ...
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Isn't it possible to change a template at moqups.com? [closed]

After creating a template at moqups.com, I cannot change it. Have not found any documentation about it at it's web-app. Does anyone know another option like using a "master" or similar that could be ...
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Where to find a mockup to create an unfolded poster look effect?

I've been rather obsessed with the new Wes Anderson movie, Isle of Dogs. More specifically, I've really enjoyed looking at all the work that's gone into the design of it; everything from the posters ...
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Is there a canonical way of representing parallax backgrounds in a wireframe?

I am currently working on several wireframes / mockups. The product I am designing will have a landing page with a parallax. What is the correct way of representing this in a wireframe? So far, I ...
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Cutting knife practice drills/exercises?

I teach a packaging class as part of a college graphic design program and I've noticed my students' prototyping skills have been on the decline. This is possibly due to less practice in previous ...
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Tools for information architecture mockups [closed]

I often find myself making very high-level sketches of UIs in order to illustrate information architectures. For example, I want to show that a certain page displays a certain kind of information, and ...
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Sketch rendering colors in wrong way for PNG and PDF

Sketch has been showing wrong colors when importing vector images (PDF format) and images (PNG format). I've noticed this several times. Has anyone else faced a similar issue? I followed this link, ...
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Best way to automate the creation of PS-Mockups

I have designed several template pages in Indesign for sales purposes. Whilst most of the design stays the same, some elements (like logo and name) get individualized for each client. Afterwards I ...
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Can Psd mockup work in adobe illustrator?

I’m new and hoping someone can help out please. I purchased some mockups for my designs not realising the files are psds. I’ve never used photoshop, I use AI but I’m currently on holiday for some time ...
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how to scale artwork and content from mm to pixels

i'm making a template of a ticket of 80mm for a web app in Illustrator CC 2017, but now realize that when i go to export>save for web, the size of the artwork and content change to pixels, but not ...
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A5 Double Gatefold mockup

Can anyone please point me in the direction of a good mockup PSD of an A5 double gatefold mockup please? But one where the gatefolds are half the width of an A5 page or at least a mockup where I ...
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Mockup Dimensions

I'm currently mocking up a site for a phone. When I do a screengrab on my phone the size is 1080 x 1920 px. If I'm only concerned with designing for this phone is it safe to mock with those ...
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Glossy black logo on matte black background

I remember seeing high-fashion packaging with black-on-black printing; but, the difference was with only the finish. Normally, I see gold-on-black, or silver. I want that same black "shiny effect" ...
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What Am I doing wrong with the mockup

I'm trying to make My Own Mock Up But I don't get the realistic vibe from it. What am I missing? EDIT/ I'm very thankful for your guidance @user287001 and here what I came up with. Can you pinpoint ...
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Does Illustrator CSS Extraction work on psd files?

I have a .psd web design mockup I'd like to bring from Photoshop into Illustrator CC and use the CSS Extraction functionality on. Is this possible, or must the file have been created in Illustrator ...
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How to replace Smart Object in Photoshop mockup and make it fit?

I have purchased a mockup and am trying to replace a Smart Object in it by selecting in Photoshop CS6 menu: "Layer" -> "Smart Objects" -> "Replace Contents..." and then selecting my 2000 x 2000 ...
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Duplicate smart object inside element

To be more specific, I'm working on some posters project, and I need mockups. I have one showing one A3 frame with one smart object inside. Now I need mockups for set of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 posters. I'...
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How to bring Illustrator CS6 file to Illustrator CC and still use CSS Extraction

If I've begun a project in Illustrator CS6 (a high fidelity mockup), can I later copy and paste this content into Illustrator CC and still expect to be able to use CC's CSS Extraction functionality on ...
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different text sizes on different devices

I am really struggling and was wondering whether anyone can help. I am designing a mockup on photoshop of a website we are going to build. We have to show our mockups of the site for all 3 devices (...
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font size for mockups across all devices

I have to create mockups in Photoshop across all 3 devices (iPad, iPhone and Desktop). Obviously 20px font size on a tablet is going to be a lot smaller then on a desktop so does anyone have any idea ...
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How to place text in perspective on product mockup

Hi i want to write a letter W on the bag, as you can see it has a kind of perspective to it, so the letter should follow this perspective. I am using Adobe Illustrator.
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Creating a mockup with photoshop using smart objects? [closed]

Hello everyone anyone who can take me through the process like placing a logo on a mug using smart objects. If anyone know a video tutorial please link me to it.
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How to depict mockups longer than the device

just wanted to ask what would be the best way to depict screens that are longer / wider than the device itself. For example a list, that has some kind of important item at the very bottom that is off-...
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Balsamiq sketch skin in Sketch App

I search to have a Balsamiq mockup skin style in the Sketch mac app. Is there a library or something else ? Thanks.
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How can I create an interactive mockup of my Photoshop web design?

This is my first time doing this. I made a web design in Photoshop and I don't know what to do next. I have to show other people the website and I was think of using WebEx. Is there another software I ...
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Create a mock-up of a towel that has been printed with a photograph

Is there a way to use Photoshop or Illustrator to superimpose a photo on a terrycloth texture? I would like to create a mock-up of a closeup image of a beach towel on which has been printed a ...
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Problems with Photorealistic Product Mockups

I think the biggest problem I'm having when using a mock-up template is realistically inserting my product photo into a stock image because it is a glass bottle with clear liquid. Can you guys share ...
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Where can I find high quality mock-ups?

I see a lot of graphic designer showing their work with really creative and professional mock-ups. Most of the websites I look have few good mock-up such as: http://graphicburger.com/ Do you know ...
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The problem with mockups for Branding/Corporate-Design applications

I would like to ask you about a problem I’m facing very often at the end of a corporate-design process. After all corporate-design elements are approved, I usually go on with proposing some ...
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Creating a mock-up with foundation (prototyping)

I am new to ZURB's Foundation (new to responsive design, generally speaking), i came from 960GS, so I need help and some advice as I am very confused.. I start design process with 1) drawing some ...
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How to use a vector mockup with perspective?

I don't know how to explain what do I want, so I put some images to explain that. We have a vector mockup here for example (image 1). There is no problem with this mockup because you need just put ...
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Designing a website mockup in Illustrator

I am designing a website in Illustrator and then handing the PDF off to the web developer. What size in inches should my mock up be?
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Pixellated Text on Magazine psd Mockup

I'm new to photoshop mockups to present my work. I can't figure out why the smaller text in the mockup isn't sharp, or the whole image in fact. I've been saving as a jpeg and then viewing at 100%. The ...
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Is Balsamiq good enough to produce a mockup/exmaple of a site to present to a future client?

Is Balsamiq a "Stage 1" product and part of the initial design process for producing a mockup/design for a client or can I be used solely for this purpose?
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How do you create a client website design mockup/image?

For all the graphic designers who do web design too: How do you produce client design mockups for review and then convert them into HTML/Wordpress etc? Are they created in Illustrator/Photoshop and ...
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How to save business card in illustrator to be used in photoshop as mockup?

i have a problem here, trying to design a business card in illustrator and save it as eps to be used in photoshop to create mockup. The thing is, there are bleed line, trim line and safe line. When ...
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How to place UI gif in iPhone perspective mock for use on sites like Dribbble [closed]

I've seen many tutorials about how to convert a .mov file to a gif in Photoshop (Convert Video Frames to Layers, etc.), but none about how to place that gif in an iPhone perspective mock to be shown ...
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What is Dpi and how to use it in android app design

I just took a project on android app design. I am beginning to learn about app design and this dpi stuff is really throwing me overboard. My main concerns are: 1) What is Dpi( I am not a programmer ...
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iPhone Screenshots Pixelated

I am having a problem putting screenshots into the iPhone image. As you see, the screenshot is pixelated. Do you know how to make clear screenshot? Basically I am using skew tool to fit the screenshot ...
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Are there any low-cost freelance websites for doing Apple watch app mockup? [closed]

I have an image I would like displayed on an Apple watch but I'm brand new to mobile app marketing. I'm hoping I could find a place which might point me in the right direction.
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How to create the 3D mock-up look [duplicate]

I saw this on Dribbble and I thought I'd have a go at reproducing it - https://dribbble.com/shots/2200956-Controlled-Content But i'm struggling to do so. I've had a play around with shear and ...
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How many pages should I do as mockups in web design? [closed]

Let's say we've mapped out the sitemap and there are about 10 pages. How many of those pages should I create as mockups? Of course, it's a given that there should be the landing page. But aside from ...
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Why @2x Mockups

Just for my own curiosity, why is it becoming a trend to create "@2x" mockups in photoshop? Other than creating larger native file-sizes, what's the difference between a 360ppi mock vs a 72ppi mock (...
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How to design Desk calendar mockup?

I have searched many website for free Desk Calendar mock up's but there are no such things i am happy with. But now i want to create a mock up. So if you help me how i can make a photo realistic desk ...
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How can I view my PDF as a brochure?

I made a brochure (4 panels each side) in InDesign and I'd like to see what it would look like folded without printing it out yet. Kinda like an e-magazine or issuu, where you can flip the pages. Does ...
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Can you re-use layers but in different locations / dimensions?

In website mockups, I design the front page, then duplicate layers constantly for other pages design. Things like the header and footer stay basically the same, so they are copied. Their exact ...
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How can I get smooth fonts in mock ups?

I am mainly a coder but have to do design mockups from time to time. For this I have Fireworks CS5 which is great because I know how to use it and can just chop up various supplied media into a ...