Inspiration

Inspiration

Girls, Birds, Butterflies: More Awesome Vexel Artworks

January 13th, 2013
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Vexel art is very similar to vector art in terms of appearance. It typically features sharp-edged lines and areas of flat color, or smooth gradient fills. The word ‘vexel’ was coined from a combination of “vector” and “pixel”. The main difference between vexel art and vector art is that vexel artwork is rasterized. This...

Infographics

Advertising For Mobile On The Rise [Infographic]

December 30th, 2012
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Advertising For Mobile On The Rise [Infographic]

Startapp is a platform bound to help app developers monetize their apps without the need for embedding banners or other more or less crude forms of refinancing means. Instead the service promises to monetize search traffic. Rings familiar to your ears? Well, the strategy resembles that of a quite popular search engine located...

Infographics

Social Media Strategy: When Does Posting On Facebook Promise To Be Most Successful? [Infographic]

December 28th, 2012
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Social Media Strategy: When Does Posting On Facebook Promise To Be Most Successful? [Infographic]

As a brand with a Social Media Strategy, you may try to achieve a variety of different goals. I do not know where your individual aims are set to, but I know that you will be seeking for the maximum range when you go posting into the social webs. At least you want to...

Design

Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

December 19th, 2012
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Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

Regular readers already know Lookfilter.com. Two months ago the service announced to provide several very interesting Photoshop actions for photographers with ambitions as well as Instagrammers and other fans of photo effects. In October Lookfilter.com gave away the very elegant action “The Wise Watson” for free. A lot has changed at Lookfilter.com since then....

Design

Hotels in Phuket: 3 Awesome Design Concepts

December 14th, 2012
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Hotels in Phuket: 3 Awesome Design Concepts

Design is important. As you are readers of Noupe, one of the best design magazines this side of the milky way, you are certainly aware of that. Recently I had the chance to take a deeper look at three design-oriented hotel concepts over here in Thailand. And I saw that design sometimes just isn't...

Tutorials

30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

December 12th, 2012
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30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

Screenshot Designing in PSD and then porting to HTML is still common these days. Responsive design will probably alter the ways of the design industry, but up to today it hasn't. In the following post we gather some useful and highly elaborate tutorials on PSD to HTML conversion. Each tutorial in this collection provides information in an easy to...

Infographics

Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

December 9th, 2012
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Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

Okay, we are not going to argue about the image strategies of certain people maybe mentioned in the title. Instead we are going to take a look at Veer’s latest infographic on the ever-rising importance of images in the modern world. Veer, which you might know as a service for imagery, illustrations and fonts,...

Photography

Street Art In Thailand: Chiang Mai Graffiti

November 30th, 2012
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Street Art In Thailand: Chiang Mai Graffiti

The meaning of a street artist’s work comes not only from its content, but also the laws, politics and religion, both official and unofficial, that govern the region. In Chiang Mai, in Thailand, street art is not necessarily illegal – the streets are filled with trash, good luck symbols and homemade signs – but many...

Infographics

Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

November 13th, 2012
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Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

Website builders Wix.com put together an amusing infographic that reflects what kind of yearbook-type different social networks would be taken for. Do you remember? There have always been the rich man's daughter, the sporting ace with the red cabriolet, the nerd with the black glasses, one or more hussies and all those gossipers and...

Essentials

Pixabay: More Than 40,000 Completely Free Photos And Illustrations

October 31st, 2012
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Pixabay: More Than 40,000 Completely Free Photos And Illustrations

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As designers we are always on the hunt for good pictures. Noupe certainly needs fitting imagery now and then and even more often. That's where photo-services, stock image providers and the like come into play. There are big marketplaces, offering you high-grade imagery at more or less affordable rates. Then we find repositories with...