‘Tis Autumn at last and time to start designing for the times! This is one of the seasons where you have lots of options. You can stick with the Halloween vibe or go with a harvest tone, but where to begin? We’ve rounded up a few ideas you can start with from your standard design elements and tools — from backgrounds to brushes and even some CSS color palettes to get your create juices flowing. Backgrounds Whether you’re designing for a newsletter or brochures , backgrounds set the stage.