Design

The Ultimate Adobe Fireworks Toolbox

October 12th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Ultimate Adobe Fireworks Toolbox

Today we are here to help with the whole getting to know Adobe Fireworks a bit, as we dive deep into the internet to find the most useful sites, resources, tutorials and more to expand your Fireworks knowledge base and skillsets, and we deliver them all right into your readers. Below is an assortment of various links that will help you assemble the ultimate...

Design

40+ Useful Online Generators For Web Designers

October 11th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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40+ Useful Online Generators For Web Designers

Generators can be a great way to save time in your web design projects. High-quality generators can create graphics or code or even layouts in a matter of seconds or minutes, things that might take an hour or more if done by hand. Below are some useful generators to help you speed up your web design process. There’s everything from color scheme tools to...

Photography

Beautiful Examples Of Action Photography

October 8th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beautiful Examples Of Action Photography

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The world around us is in motion. As photography is a still medium, we have to seek creative ways of capturing and conveying this motion to the viewers. This quest of capturing and conveying motion is collectively called action photography. Action photography demands lightning-quick reflexes, a solid foundation in composition and other photo...

Business Online

5 Ways Listening to Well-Produced Music Can Improve Your Design

October 7th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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5 Ways Listening to Well-Produced Music Can Improve Your Design

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Need some fresh inspiration? Listening to well-produced music can improve your design. Sometimes the best inspiration is found in something completely unrelated to what you're doing. If yet another design book or article — or studying your favorite designs — isn't helping much, listening to well-produced music can...

Inspiration

Celebrating Vintage and Retro: 60 Remarkable Designs

October 6th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Celebrating Vintage and Retro: 60 Remarkable Designs

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Old memories always evoke a sense of nostalgia and melancholy. Technology has a very revolving effect on our life and things have changed dramatically, yet vintage and retro designs can be very inspirational. In this post, we present a showcase of beautiful vintage and retro graphic designs and posters.

Design

35 Excellent Wireframing Resources

October 5th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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35 Excellent Wireframing Resources

Wireframing is an important part of the design process, one that shouldn’t be overlooked by even the most experienced designers. Wireframes can save development time by outlining exactly how a site should look and function, in a manner that can be shown to and approved by your clients. But wireframing can be confusing, especially to new designers. What’s the right way to create a...

Inspiration

Metro and Underground Maps Designs Around the World

October 4th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Metro and Underground Maps Designs Around the World

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In this post, we have collected some interesting metro map designs around the globe. These maps show the infrastructure of the city; each city is different from another because of the look, feel, regional culture, typography and many other things. These maps would be helpful for you in exploring...

Inspiration

Beautiful Origami Art Made Of Dollars by Won Park

October 1st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beautiful Origami Art Made Of Dollars by Won Park

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As you probably suggested, money origami is a kind of origami that uses paper money to create artistic objects. It is the art of folding paper money into creative designs. Dollar bill origami uses similar techniques to traditional origami. However, the shape and texture of money sometimes require a different set...

Inspiration

100 Useful Free Textures

September 30th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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100 Useful Free Textures

In Web design, texture is one of those elements that are widely used by designers, yet often hardly noticed by users. We don’t see them is because they usually remain in the background and supporting the overall design. Used primarily for background images, they need to fit to the overall design making the content easier to perceive. Textures are not necessarily used in fashion-related...

Infographics

Creative Examples Of Infographics

September 29th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Creative Examples Of Infographics

Today we have an exciting and enticing post which covers handy and innovative infographics. Infographics is basically derived from two words: ‘information’ and ‘graphics’, and it stands for the graphical representation of data and information. Data visualization techniques have been often used in modern maps to incorporate variety of information, for instance for network designs, destination points, and local landmarks. Let’s take a look...

Business Online

What is the worst mistake you see other designers make all the time?

September 28th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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What is the worst mistake you see other designers make all the time?

We recently published a post was aimed at learning from the mistakes of others, and we turned to our friends and followers online and asked them to come clean about the biggest mistake they had made so far in their careers. You might have seen it, What is the Worst Design or Programming Mistake You’ve Ever Made?, was received quite well, and not only...

Inspiration

Bizarre and Unusual Product Designs

September 27th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Bizarre and Unusual Product Designs

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It's wonderful to see how many new gadgets and bizarre products have been released recently and we see more and more creativity in product design popping up daily. In this post, we have collected some bizarre and unusual products; all of them have weird and unordinary look. What do you think? Which ones...