Articles by Dieter Petereit

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Inspiration

Design Faves: New Wellspring of Inspiration for Designers

November 22nd, 2013
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Design Faves: New Wellspring of Inspiration for Designers

In the design world nothing gets created without the initial spark of inspiration. Sometimes you as a designer sit down and inspiration is all around you. Most of the time it’s not. To make it through these hard times, all of us have a bunch of bookmarks at hand, with sites focusing on getting the ideas flowing. Now the makers of WebDesigner Depot, Mighty...

Photography

Gratisography: Fresh Service for Free Photos

November 21st, 2013
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Gratisography: Fresh Service for Free Photos

Ryan McGuire of Bells Design is a designer with a delightful sense of humor. Soaked with mirth he seemingly started out on mission awesomeness. Besides running his design firm Bells Design, Ryan spent the last three weeks of his time building his new project labeled Gratisography. Similar to what the guys at Unsplash do, Ryan curates free photos licensed under Creative Commons Zero. Gratisography...

Design

Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

November 18th, 2013
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Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

Hello global design community!. We are back with another edition of our monthly collection of the freshest design resources. Today, we’ll show you, what October 2013 had to offer. If you know our series already, you know you can expect the best HTML, CSS and PSD templates, as well as UI-kits for your next great web or native app. All of the resources showcased...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: jQuery Trickshots Teaches You 100 Advanced Techniques for Less than a Movie Ticket

November 13th, 2013
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Deal of the Week: jQuery Trickshots Teaches You 100 Advanced Techniques for Less than a Movie Ticket

The neat thing about programming is that there are always tons of different ways to accomplish the same result. Some are tougher, more complex, and take a lot longer to implement. Others, however, can make your life incredibly easier and save you a load of time… like JavaScript and the wonderful jQuery library. With the right knowledge, jQuery can perform some fantastic functions with...

Business Online

BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

November 11th, 2013
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BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

A comparably fresh service from Australia, named BugHerd, has come to change the way web designers, developers and clients work together during the creation of web projects. Instead of doing things the old-fashioned style, sending vague emails around the interwebs, BugHerd implements a centralized bug- and task-management platform right inside any given web project. Tracking bugs gets as easy as ABC. Sounded like a...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

November 8th, 2013
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Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

Our Deal of the Week features a font family for which the term "family" is not really fitting as a family is a comparably small unit of society. Verb, which by the way is the name of our featured font "family", is more like a font tribe with its 72 different fonts. Verb is able to suit any modern design with one or the...

Design

Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

November 6th, 2013
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Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

This is a must-read for any designer out there! Blacktie.co is a side project of Carlos Alvarez, a theme crafter in his own words. He ‘s not available for freelance work at the moment, so don’t bother to ask. On Blacktie.co, Alvarez offers free Bootstrap 3 themes in premium quality. At the time of this writing there are "only" seven themes available, yet all...

Business Online

BamBam! The One and Only Collaboration-Tool for People who Really Need to Get Things Done

November 5th, 2013
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BamBam! The One and Only Collaboration-Tool for People who Really Need to Get Things Done

There are collaboration tools and there are tools that really help with collaboration. As a creative professional I bet you know a lot of collaboration tools. How many of them did you turn down already for not meeting your expectations? Today we will be introducing you to BamBam!, a new tool made in Poland. We are sure you will be impressed – to say...

Essentials

October 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

November 3rd, 2013
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October 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

A few months ago we introduced you to Unsplash.com, a project by Ooomf. Since then they kept promise and regularly released new images. Quality varies though. That’s why we decided to help separate the wheat from the chaff by publishing only the 10 best images released in October 2013. We do not necessarily choose those photos with the highest level of photographic artistry, but our...

Essentials

Noupe’s Favorites 44/2013: The Best Links of the Week

November 2nd, 2013
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Noupe’s Favorites 44/2013: The Best Links of the Week

If you follow our accounts in the various social networks out and about, you’re certainly aware that we are posting loads of additional content there. Be it links to freebies, tutorials, interesting articles or other things worth mentioning. We dig up a lot in the widths and depths of the web. And we do actually share content, that hasn’t been created by our own...

Essentials

Techi.com: All the Tech News You Need

October 31st, 2013
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Techi.com: All the Tech News You Need

There is a problem, we as designers have. We need to stay updated on the latest trends in web design and development. That’s time-consuming enough, but definitely mandatory. At the same time, most of us like to stay on top of the tech news not necessarily too closely related to the web, because – confess – we are all techies. Are your clients not...

Design

BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

October 30th, 2013
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BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

At the beginning of October we introduced you to Flaticons by Freepik. The hyperactive guys from Spain developed a Photoshop extension to let you access their more than 13,000 icons large repository from within Adobe’s pixel giant directly. Being able to have thousands of icons at your fingertips and not having to leave your design environment is a potential time-saver, to say the least....

Business Online

Shrink the Web: Automated Screenshots Enrich the User Experience of Your Web Projects

October 28th, 2013
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Shrink the Web: Automated Screenshots Enrich the User Experience of Your Web Projects

An image is worth a thousand words. We here at Noupe Design Magazine live up to this saying every day. Thus, services that visually break up the gray by adding imagery to long texts are always appreciated. Shrink The Web by Neosys Consulting is one of those services. It automates the use of recent screenshots for any given URL in your web projects. The...

Essentials

Noupe’s Favorites 43/2013: The Best Links of the Week

October 25th, 2013
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Noupe’s Favorites 43/2013: The Best Links of the Week

If you follow our accounts in the various social networks out and about, you’re certainly aware that we are posting loads of additional content there. Be it links to freebies, tutorials, interesting articles or other things worth mentioning. We dig up a lot in the widths and depths of the web. And we do actually share content, that hasn’t been created by our own...