Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Design

HTML5 Tutorials for Keeping Your Design Skills Tight

July 23rd, 2012
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HTML5 Tutorials for Keeping Your Design Skills Tight

With the growing number of HTML5 tutorials available to help designers and developers get a better handle on this language, it can get a bit tricky sorting through them to find what you are truly looking for. And as the capabilities of this language expand, it is important to keep up with...

Inspiration

Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

July 6th, 2012
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Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

Illustration is a field that is overflowing with imagination. From the various styles and mediums that illustrators have at their disposal, imagination seems to be about the only limit to their work. One area in particular that never seems to be lacking in imagination is the Japanese styles commonly known...

Essentials

Exclusive Vector Freebie: Soda Red Mac OS Icons

June 25th, 2012
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Exclusive Vector Freebie: Soda Red Mac OS Icons

Fresh on the heels of our last exclusive free icon set, we have another fantastic pack of icons for our readers. This time around, we were contacted by the talented crew over at TrySoda with an offer to release this brand new set of high quality Mac OS icons to our...

Design

Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

June 18th, 2012
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Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop brushes are a hot commodity among the design community, so every now and then we like to look in on what new sets have been released to the masses. And in this post we have collected dozens of new, free Photoshop brushes to spice up your design arsenal, and help give...

Essentials

Exclusive Vector Freebie: Ecology Icon Set

June 15th, 2012
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Exclusive Vector Freebie: Ecology Icon Set

Without any doubt colorful and high quality vector icons are one of the most desirable resources in field of design. Even though the World Ecology Day is far ahead of us awareness still needs to be raised around the world. Today’s freebie collection contains 20 vector icons designed in this theme. This exclusive ecology...

Inspiration

Dream Catchers: Showcase of Ethereal Photography

June 8th, 2012
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Dream Catchers: Showcase of Ethereal Photography

Photographers are powerful artists, whose manipulations of the images they capture, if not just the images themselves, can be so breathtaking and dream-like, that they almost exist in another world. Images that feel like amazing moments stolen from someone's slumber, rather than were taken in the same reality that we all inhabit. This kind...

Design

Splashes of Color: Effective Uses of Minimal Coloring in Web Design

June 4th, 2012
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Splashes of Color: Effective Uses of Minimal Coloring in Web Design

Color is one of the most powerful elements that designers have for setting the mood and tone of a project. Even the imagery used can be given different connotations by the colors laid over the top of it. Designers do love playing with this element to ensure the most...

Inspiration

Beauty Reflected: Collection of Reflection in Photography

May 28th, 2012
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Beauty Reflected: Collection of Reflection in Photography

There are many techniques that photographers use to enhance their pictures, though some focus on allowing their composition to bring most of the 'wow' factor to the works. With the aid of a variety of reflective surfaces, these talented photographers expand their pics, adding another layer to each piece. A layer that can...

Design

Scratching the Surface: A Showcase of Scratchboard Illustration

May 24th, 2012
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Scratching the Surface: A Showcase of Scratchboard Illustration

There are some illustrators who take their talents a little bit deeper, while still scratching the surface. Bad pun aside, scratchboard illustration is an amazing artform, one that we our turning our inspirational spotlight on for this new post. By scratching their works from these special surfaces, and at times combining them...

Development

The Smashing Book #3 “Redesign The Web” Is Out!

May 10th, 2012
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The Smashing Book #3 “Redesign The Web” Is Out!

The new Smashing Books have finally arrived—freshly printed, neatly packed and ready to be shipped to you, our dear reader. We believe this is by far the best book we've produced so far. We are very proud and excited, and the initial verdict has been thoroughly positive, yet in the end it's up to you to decide how valuable and...