Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Essentials

40+ Beautiful Icon Sets Hand-picked from deviantART- Part 2

September 16th, 2008
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40+ Beautiful Icon Sets Hand-picked from deviantART- Part 2

One of the most popular post on Noupe is 40+ Extremely Beautiful Icon Sets Hand-picked from deviantART. So today we would like to present another 40 incredible icon sets which you can use for your web designs or your desktop. Let’s take a close look at some of the most beautiful icon sets we’ve found on deviantART. Some amazing Icon Sets are missing? Let...

Essentials

CSS Typography: Contrast Techniques, Tutorials and Best Practices

September 15th, 2008
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CSS Typography: Contrast Techniques, Tutorials and Best Practices

The main advantage of elegant CSS typography lies in its ability to be both attractive and improves the user experience. When chosen wisely and used carefully, it can be very effective to support the overall design. There are many outstanding examples of how we can do this, and below you will find some of the best ideas and tips when it comes to using...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

20 Firefox Add-ons to Enhance your Web Development

September 9th, 2008
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20 Firefox Add-ons to Enhance your Web Development

There are lots of free extensions and add-ons available on the internet for Firefox, but which are the best add-ons that can Really help you as a web developer or designer in terms of time and effort? Many of our readers suggested some great add-ons in our previous post, Designer´s Toolbox : 15+ Time Saving Tools- What´s your Secret? . Today i would like...

Design

30+ Adobe Illustrator Tutorials : Mastering Your Tools and Options

September 7th, 2008
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30+ Adobe Illustrator Tutorials : Mastering Your Tools and Options

Illustrator is capable of creating stunning effects, all waiting at your finger tips in the Tools palette. Illustrator Tools can transform a single path into a work of art. In this post we present a collection of excellent Adobe Illustrator tutorials that shows you exactly what needs to be done in order to create professional artworks using which tool and option. These tools and...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Designer´s Toolbox : 15+ Time Saving Tools- What´s your Secret?

September 3rd, 2008
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Designer´s Toolbox : 15+ Time Saving Tools- What´s your Secret?

Every Designer has his favorite tools and add-ons that definitely comes in handy when needed. What is more useful than simple, time-saving and handy tools you can use in the development process? Here is a roundup of 15 tools, services and add-ons that is worth your time. Let us know your experience with the tools listed here or and others that you use to...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Most Desired WordPress Hacks: 11 Common Requests and Fixes

August 26th, 2008
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Most Desired WordPress Hacks: 11 Common Requests and Fixes

This is the first article in our new three-part WordPress series. I want to share with you some hacks that i found to be very useful when i was working on the redesign of Noupe and during the design of my other site Devsnippets. Throughout this article, we’ll be focus on many WordPress Theme hacks, ideas, tips and useful tutorials you need to have...

Inspiration

The Showcase of Brilliant Pattern Designs

August 20th, 2008
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The Showcase of Brilliant Pattern Designs

Patterns are there, in front of you and me, on the blog you’ve come from, on books and album covers, wallpapers, t-shirts, chocolate boxes, almost everywhere. Every now and again we find a new pattern design which somehow manage to become the main element in catching our eyes, we just don’t know it until we search for it. In this post we present a...

Design

Form Elements: 40+ CSS/JS Styling and Functionality Techniques

August 17th, 2008
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Form Elements: 40+ CSS/JS Styling and Functionality Techniques

Designing effective web forms isn’t easy, as we need to figure out more practical styling and functionality techniques to provide a great user experience. Recently there have been a number of noteworthy techniques such as styling different form fields, live validation, Context highlighting, trading options from field to another, slider controls and more – using CSS and different Javascript libraries. Below we present findings...

Design

Adobe Photoshop: 50+ High Quality .PSD Files and Tutorials

August 10th, 2008
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Adobe Photoshop: 50+ High Quality .PSD Files and Tutorials

It’s always fun to experiment different techniques and learn how to work with various aspects of Adobe Photoshop to spice up boring text or pictures and make them into works of arts and masterpieces. Today we’ve got you a marvelous set of more than 50 high quality Photoshop .PSD files to offer an assortment of techniques for making your next photoshop effect. You might...

Essentials

CSS Layouts: 40+ Tutorials, Tips, Demos and Best Practices

July 28th, 2008
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CSS Layouts: 40+ Tutorials, Tips, Demos and Best Practices

The main idea behind CSS-based layouts is offering more flexibility and enhancing the visual experience of visitors. Some important tips and related key-factors can help to learn basics and keep essential techniques in mind. And this is what this article is all about. Finding the perfect Layout that have Total Flexibility, Equal Height Columns and just works fine. So we’ve decided to take a...