Photography

Stunning Vexel Artwork

January 11th, 2011
by Obaid ur Rehman
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Stunning Vexel Artwork

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Vexel art can look stunning when given a lot of time, effort and thought. For those of you who didn't know, "vexel" is the word we get when we combine the words vector and pixel. These two dimensions are complementary to each other and this unique blend is known to create great images. In today's...

Development

More on jQuery: Slider Plugins and Tutorials

January 10th, 2011
by Prakash Ghodke
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More on jQuery: Slider Plugins and Tutorials

There are a large amount of sites that use image sliders to emphasize content by using jQuery plugins. In today’s post we provide you with yet another collection of some fantastic resources for all of those among you who are interested in learning how to create image sliders with jQuery, and more!

Design

Fresh Photo Manipulation Tutorials

January 7th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Fresh Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Are you not happy with your photograph? Want to make it look stunning and outstanding? Well, photo manipulation is your way to do that. Photo manipulation is an art which can manipulate your photograph the way you want. You can create some very cool results if you put your creativity and imagination into your photo manipulation...

Development

New Year, New Book: Smashing Book 2 Is Coming: Pre-Order Now!

January 5th, 2011
by Smashing Editorial
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New Year, New Book: Smashing Book 2 Is Coming: Pre-Order Now!

As most of you may already know, Noupe is a subsidiary of Smashing Magazine. For those of you who don’t, we offer books on the best practices in modern Web Design. Our books share technical as well as practical tips on coding, usability, optimization, typography and much more!

Inspiration

Showcase of Inspiring Search Box Designs

January 4th, 2011
by Alexis Brille
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Showcase of Inspiring Search Box Designs

Having an aesthetic search box on a website is as important as being capable of establishing good content on the website itself. It is true that one could provide categories in order to allow users rummage through content to find what they may be looking for on the site.

Photography

Minimalist Art Photography

January 3rd, 2011
by Prakash Ghodke
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Minimalist Art Photography

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Minimalist photography is known to be the art of less. Such calm pictures focus mainly on a few essential elements for composing the perfect shot. This type of photography art provides a challenge — by arranging only one or two elements in a scene to share a particular message across. In this post, we hope...

Essentials

Happy New Year 2011 Wallpapers

December 31st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Happy New Year 2011 Wallpapers

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We have come to the end of yet another year — just in time for another roundup of wallpapers for your New Year 2011 celebrations for your desktop! On behalf of the Noupe team, we wish you all a Happy New Year and hope that 2011 brings you much success and prosperity in...

Photography

Beautiful Churches Around The World

December 24th, 2010
by Prakash Ghodke
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Beautiful Churches Around The World

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Churches are places of worship — but apart from that, churches have been carved and built so magnificently, in a way that they make everyone simply stand and marvel at their great architecture. Today we present to you a showcase of some quite beautiful and breathtaking churches around the world.

Infographics

More Creative and Useful Infographic Maps

December 23rd, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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More Creative and Useful Infographic Maps

Last week, we had a roundup of some very creative infographics. Today’s post is a follow-up on even more inspiring and informative infographics that will leave us giving some things a second thought. Infographics are a great source to look up; the visual representations of a particular topic helps us find the information needed at a quicker pace.

Inspiration

60 Creative Illustrated Twitter Backgrounds

December 22nd, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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60 Creative Illustrated Twitter Backgrounds

As we all may already know, Twitter is the most famous microblogging site which has already proven how powerful social network actually can be. It is among one of the most powerful social networking sites which gives your business leverage and lets your business flourish with more and more visitors and potential customers passing by — perhaps even on a daily basis.

Design

Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

December 21st, 2010
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

We must say there were many llustrator tutorials throughout this year. In today’s post we have collected some of the best tutorials published this year to show you the different techniques that are available which will help you master all kinds of Illustrator tricks and techniques.

Essentials

Highly Addictive Christmas Wallpapers

December 20th, 2010
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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Highly Addictive Christmas Wallpapers

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For a lot of people across the globe, christmas is the most awaited time of the year. It's a fun and frolic time of the year — all the way from christmas to new year celebrations! Although it's a Christian celebration, it's celebrated with full zest within Non-Christian communities.