Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Design

48 Mind-Blowing Ideas and Designs

September 29th, 2008
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48 Mind-Blowing Ideas and Designs

Over the last years designers came up with a number of interesting concepts which have somehow stuck between the prototyping stage and the production stage. Today we wanted to present innovative designs and concepts that give us an idea of what we should expect from designer’s creative mind over the years to come. In this issue we provide you with over 48 fresh ideas...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Top 20 Greasemonkey Scripts to Boost Your Google Experience

September 24th, 2008
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Top 20 Greasemonkey Scripts to Boost Your Google Experience

Greasemonkey Firefox extension adds a bit of Javascript to certain web pages and runs it every time you visit, to change the functionality and appearance of those pages. There are thousands of scripts that you can install to customize just about anything you can think of. However, there are a few scripts that are quite useful and popular that you should consider using if...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Archive that *works*: StepxStep Guide and Plugins

September 21st, 2008
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WordPress Archive that *works*: StepxStep Guide and Plugins

One of the advantages of using WP Archives page is the amount of information that it can provide to help the visitors easily browse your blog and find what they’re looking for. It can also act a your blog’s sitemap which is perfect for search engines. Most WordPress themes already have archives.php template file in your theme’s folder. In this episode of WordPress series...

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...