Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals For Designers (2016)

Black Friday is bargain time! It’s especially great for designers, because there isn’t the need to stand in line to wait for the store to open. You can find some real bargains on some excellent products online.

There is, in fact, something for just about everyone. A great selection of WordPress themes followed by a huge selection of stock photos and other media products. If you’re in the market for a premium prototyping tool, there’s one here as well, alongside a variety of WP themes, templates, and other forms of design aids.

This is also a great opportunity to introduce yourself to one or two new businesses you might not be familiar with. You might find something that’s not on your list that could turn out to be useful.

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For their Black Friday special, Themefuse is offering their WordPress themes at a 40% discount. More than 30 themes, covering a wide range of topics and styles, are available.


One item of special interest is The Core. The Core is massive, multipurpose 20+ collection of themes that includes just about everything you would ever need to build a website.

Themefuse themes are original, and they are of the highest quality. Any one of them can be a life-saver if you are working with a demanding client who wants results on short notice.

You’ll find themes for portfolios, e-commerce websites, presentation websites, magazine websites, and blogs, along with a wide range of topical themes.

You’re welcome to take advantage of the TestLab feature and test drive any theme for free before you buy. It’s guaranteed that you’ll like what you see in these innovative, eye-candy, pixel-perfect designs.


What fun it will be to pour through millions of Dreamstime stock photos on Black Friday while a 50% discount is in effect. This Black Friday promotion runs through Cyber Monday, so there is no need to rush.


Fortunately, Dreamstime’s photos and other media items are well-organized down to the sub-category and topic level. You’ll also have their Smart Advanced Search system working for you, so you can locate items you want and can use in a relatively short time.

Thanks to Dreamstime’s many professional contributors, new material is added every day; with thousands of new files introduced. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself eventually becoming a regular customer; if you aren’t one already.

Dreamstime has been around for many years, and in that time, has provided its services to nearly every one of the Fortune 500 companies. is a popular, industry-leading prototyping platform that’s easy to use, and will save you a ton of time during your design activities up through user testing.

From Black Friday through December 2, you can purchase an annual subscription at a 30% discount.

You are of course welcome to take advantage of’s free trial offer. Once you like what you see (guaranteed!) simply upgrade by using the BLACKFRIDAY2016 coupon code any time through December 2. This offer is also open to current subscribers wishing to upgrade.

Design teams and freelancers alike will appreciate how makes their design workflow function more smoothly, saving them time, and giving them a productivity boost.

It’s as simple as taking a design file, adding animations, gestures, and transitions, and having a high-fidelity, interactive prototype up and running in a matter of minutes. There’s no need for coding or special technical skills.


Black Friday is your chance to get 50% off on any Webflow template. There are more than 100 of these HTML5/CSS3 responsive website templates to choose from. You’ll find templates for business and entertainment, portfolios and blogs, nonprofits, and of course the ever-popular “other” category.


This is also a great opportunity to find out more about the Webflow Designer. This powerful tool, with its familiar visual interface, lets you design and build anything without writing code; and do so in half the usual time.

Just enter the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout to save 50% on any template!


Themify’s premium WordPress themes and plugins, designed to help you create beautiful responsive websites, have earned the trust of more than 60,000 customers.


Themify’s Black Friday specials are 50% off on all purchases, $150 off on the Lifetime Master Club, and an opportunity to win a free Master Club Membership — so get busy!

Use promo code BLACKFRIDAY for your purchase, and promo code BLACKFRIDAYLIFE, if you opt to join the Lifetime Master Club. Themify’s Black Friday promotion is good through Cyber Monday.

Visual Hierarchy

Visual Hierarchy is well-known for its good deals. On Black Friday, you’re invited to participate in savings of up to 60% off regular prices. This offer applies to regular customers and new visitors alike.

Visual Hierarchy

Visual Hierarchy is truly a marketplace for designers, where you’ll find everything from fonts to UI kits. Many of the items marketed are by designers and developers who wish to sell their own creations. What this means to you, is there is always a chance of finding something you need or can use that you won’t find anywhere else — and at a bargain price.

Final thoughts

The goal here is to make your Black Friday rewarding and enjoyable, and not a hassle. Most of these businesses give you through Cyber Monday or December 2 to make your decision. There are also free trials you can take advantage of for some products before you nail down your purchases.

This is also a great opportunity to check out products or businesses you might not be all that familiar with. These are all quality businesses, offering quality products, so it will be worth your time to explore one or more of them at length.

Dreamstime’s stock photos are certainly worth a look, as is’s excellent prototyping platform. Themefuse’s WordPress themes are top tier when it comes to quality. Much of the same can be said of Themify’s, Webflow’s, and Visual Hierarchy’s plans and products.

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