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Free Download: Trey Ratcliff’s 500 Best Photos in Full Resolution

April 8th, 2014
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Free Download: Trey Ratcliff’s 500 Best Photos in Full Resolution

This is definitely worth an article as well as your time. Trey Ratcliff, avid traveller and professional photographer, sat down last night and curated his 500 personal favorites from his great photography portfolio into one album. Then he went over to Google+ and released this album exclusively there. Trey is a heavy user of G+ anyway and the platform didn’t limit him to certain...

Essentials

Glyphter: New Free Service Helps You Build Your Custom Icon Font From Random SVGs In No Time

April 4th, 2014
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Glyphter: New Free Service Helps You Build Your Custom Icon Font From Random SVGs In No Time

Glyphter.com is one of those services that got me immediately. It is simple to use, it works absolutely flawlessly, it is nicely designed and it keeps all of its promises. It even is free. What more could we want? Read on and build your own custom icon font using any SVG you have at hand while waiting for the bus. Glyphter Works With Any...

Business Online

Dribbbox: And Your Dribbble Profile Becomes a Website, Hosted on Your Own Space

April 3rd, 2014
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Dribbbox: And Your Dribbble Profile Becomes a Website, Hosted on Your Own Space

Many tools are simple. Only a few are simply good. Dribbbox, created by Belgian designer Benjamin De Cock is both. Benjamin designed a contemporary, responsive portfolio look, which automatically populates from any given Dribbble account you throw at it. While this is already great, even greater is that you can host the whole thing on your own webspace. Dribbbox: Instant Portfolio, Based on HTML,...

Deals & Giveaways

Exclusive Giveaway: Win your Favorite Templatemonster Premium WordPress Theme

April 1st, 2014
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Exclusive Giveaway: Win your Favorite Templatemonster Premium WordPress Theme

About three weeks ago, we introduced you to Templatemonster, a service with a catalogue of 30,000 templates for sale. Today we are happy to be able to announce an exclusive giveaway. We teamed up with Templatemonster to give five of our readers the chance to win their personal favorite from Templatemonster’s large WordPress theme collection of over 2,000 themes. All you need to do...

Inspiration

Beyond Light X-Rayography

March 31st, 2014
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Beyond Light X-Rayography

You know that we love art here at Noupe headquarters. And while we are dedicated to digital artists mostly, once and again we stumble upon other art forms impossible to ignore. The x-rayography by Albert Koetsier from the Netherlands is one such singularity and definitely worth more than a quick superficial look. Albert creates photos using traditional x-ray technology and then colours the pictures...

(Free) Services

Brand-new Service PixelBuddha Offers At Least One New Design Freebie per Week

March 28th, 2014
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Brand-new Service PixelBuddha Offers At Least One New Design Freebie per Week

A new service from Russia, maintained by the not so unknown Nick Frost and Greg Lapin, first saw the light of day a good three weeks ago. Frost, Lapin and their small team report to have worked the better part of a year to get ready to launch PixelBuddha. On the one hand, in regard to their Premium products, PixelBuddha will be their central...

Business Online

Fast And Easy: Publ.com Brings Your Offline Content To The Web

March 24th, 2014
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Fast And Easy: Publ.com Brings Your Offline Content To The Web

Your catalogue is ready, has been sent to the printery and waits to be turned into a physical product. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just take the same data and turn it into a full-fledged online version of it? It’s a pity, you can’t. Instead you are likely to produce a PDF and offer it for download. Or you’ll omit to put...

Essentials

Everyday Helpers: Fresh Free CSS Tools GenerateCSS and Gradientoo

March 19th, 2014
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Everyday Helpers: Fresh Free CSS Tools GenerateCSS and Gradientoo

A good CSS generator is a valuable addition to any designer’s toolbox. As an avid reader of Noupe Magazine you already know of a good chunk of helper services. Today we want to introduce you to two more great apps. While one, GenerateCSS, is a full-fledged toolbox in its own right, the other, Gradientoo, only serves the task of creating gradients, but does this...

Business Online

Improve Yourself: WriteFull Helps Writers Get Better

March 18th, 2014
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Improve Yourself: WriteFull Helps Writers Get Better

A new app for Windows and Mac OS X helps writers improve their writing. As long as they are writing in English, that is. After having called it via its configurable keyboard shortcut, WriteFull sits in a small pop-over above your words, eager to help you find words, synonyms, correct phrases and more. In its free-to-use iteration, WriteFull uses the Google Books database. The...

Development

Powerange and Switchery: HTML5 Switches and Sliders in Flat Design

March 17th, 2014
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Powerange and Switchery: HTML5 Switches and Sliders in Flat Design

Alexander Petkov creates ripples having developed two free HTML5 components following the popular flat design trend. The latest one, Powerange, allows you to create modern range sliders clearly inspired by iOS7 and the older Switchery does the same job for switches. Both components are designed as combinations of CSS and JavaScript without further dependencies and run in all modern browsers, even Internet Explorer (from...

Essentials

Iconion: New Tool Converts Icon Fonts To Icon Files

March 14th, 2014
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Iconion: New Tool Converts Icon Fonts To Icon Files

Icon fonts are the new craze lately. The advantages are clear. Instead of working with a load of files in different resolutions or large sprites to be controlled by CSS, we simply embed a special font. This font contains all the needed icons. Each icon looks crisp no matter the resolution. Everybody’s happy. But in prototyping things are less nice. Of course you can...

Design

Cerberus Makes Your HTML Email Work On Any Client

March 13th, 2014
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Cerberus Makes Your HTML Email Work On Any Client

Ted Goas from New Jersey knows what he’s talking about. He calls his latest project Cerberus, which educated people surely know to be the three-headed dog from hell aka hell-hound. He thinks the naming to be appropriate for an ambitious project like his, that aims to make HTML email work (three-headed) over desktops, mobiles and – even – Outlook. Cerberus is a collection of...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Designmodo’s Fantastic Startup Design Framework Based on Bootstrap 3 and PSD

March 12th, 2014
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Deal of the Week: Designmodo’s Fantastic Startup Design Framework Based on Bootstrap 3 and PSD

Who in the world of web design and development doesn’t know Designmodo? Active since 2010, these guys have brought useful resources to the design world and still keep on doing so. Their latest product aims at startups seeking to create a decent, flexible and unique website. Startup Design Framework is the only thing you need to achieve that. From today until the 20th of...

Development

Pump up da Project: 5 Must-Have JavaScripts (March 2014 Edition)

March 10th, 2014
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Pump up da Project: 5 Must-Have JavaScripts (March 2014 Edition)

Great to see you liked the first iteration of "5 Must-Have JavaScripts". This is a foundation to build upon, so I decided to give you a fresh shot of must-have JavaScripts on a monthly basis. Today I dug up another 5 most recommendable specimen… JavaScript: Why not? Using JavaScript is not only suitable, when there are no other valid options available. Using JavaScript as...