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...

Essentials

40 Beautiful Triple Screen Wallpapers

September 24th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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40 Beautiful Triple Screen Wallpapers

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Today, when most designers have switched to the workflow with multiple displays, the popularity of multiple screen wallpapers has tremendously increased. Keeping this in mind, we are presenting 40 eye-catchy triple screen wallpapers for your desktop. We have carefully picked the wallpapers from different genres to help you set your mood right...

Tutorials

5 Free Animated Slideshows

September 23rd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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5 Free Animated Slideshows

By Melinda Rainsberger We’re all guilty of using the Ken Burns effect at some point. Multi-photo slide shows are difficult and unwieldy. Some programs come with presets for image slideshows, some just make it very easy to apply a standard piece of animation to many images. Carousels, image sliders, fade/zoom transitions, falling images, flash photography, and 3D space slideshows are just some of the...

Inspiration

Beyond Visible: 100 Years Of Infrared Photographs

September 22nd, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beyond Visible: 100 Years Of Infrared Photographs

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Infrared photography, one of the most fascinating photographic techniques, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The technique enables us to capture light that is invisible to the human eye. The first infrared photograph was taken by Professor Robert Williams Wood and was published in the Royal Photographic Society Journal in...

Inspiration

Showcase of Cartoon Style Web Designs

September 21st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Showcase of Cartoon Style Web Designs

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Do you remember yourself as a kid watching cartoons all the time — even when parents didn't allow you to? Most of us have watched cartoons and even now, as we get older, cartoons don't lose popularity. Basically, cartoons are animated illustrations that are mainly designed for kids but which some adults...