Instagram is one of the many channels we can employ to share brand stories online. This visually-driven platform has become one of the fastest growing social networks, becoming a remarkable opportunity for companies in virtually every industry.
That’s why it’s crucial for designers to create a cohesive brand aesthetic to achieve in front of existing and potential customers. This visual cohesion can be achieved in many different ways, including the construction of color, type, and imagery patterns. And, while we’ve discussed tips on how to build a cohesive Instagram grid before, this time around we wanted to share a practical template to assist you accomplish it happen.
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Download this kit to quickly export Instagram shots that match your brand’s visual style. PSD and AI files are included, as well as a moodboard to display your brand’s assets.
After downloading the kit above, you will access:
- An Illustrator (.ai) template to procedure a 3 by 3 grid. This template makes it a breeze to export individual squares with Illustrator’s “Export for Screens” feature. Each artboard is sized 1080px X 1080px. To save each artboard as an image, save your file first. Then click on File > Export > Export for Screens. You will be able to view each image, select a file format, and choose the desired location to save.
- A Photoshop (.psd) template to procedure a 3 by 3 grid. This file uses Photoshop’s “Generate Image Assets” feature. Each artboard is sized 1080px X 1080px. To save each artboard as an image, click on File > Generate > Image Assets.
- Both files include a moodboarding area where you can store your brand’s logo, color palette, textures, patterns, typography scheme, and imagery to fill them handy whenever you’re designing the grid.
We hope this resource makes your workflow easier so you can focus on the creative process. Instagram makes remarkable visual storytelling possible, and it’s up to us to design galleries that truly reflect a brand’s aesthetic style. If you need assist with basic layouts for these individual Instagram shots, accomplish sure to check out the Instagram templates category. There are lots of unique .psd and .ai shots ready to be dragged into the grid template and tweaked to fit your brand. Here are some modern, eye-catching options: