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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...

Essentials

How To Use Typography Effectively in Web Design

September 20th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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How To Use Typography Effectively in Web Design

Typography is everywhere across the Web, so many different applications and missions all relying on their chosen fonts to cleanly and legibly convey the bulk of our web-based projects over to our readers. However, from time to time, we notice a wrench thrown into the works, gumming things up and interfering with our message transfers. This is something that as designers and developers for...

Inspiration

50 Beautiful Examples of Tree Photography

September 17th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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50 Beautiful Examples of Tree Photography

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What would be the best example for inspiration other than the nature itself? The greenery and the colors of nature inspire everyone. Here, we have tried to bring the beauty of trees and we are sure that it will mesmerize you, and you will not resist yourself from praising these photos. As...

Inspiration

Splendid Sketches by Andrea Joseph

September 16th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Splendid Sketches by Andrea Joseph

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Andrea Joseph is an artist from UK who specializes in hand sketching and has a wonderful ability to create beautiful sketches. Today we are presenting some of the finsest sketches by this gifted artist. You can explore more about her work from her website or Flickr account.

Inspiration

40+ Awesome Keynote and PowerPoint Templates and Resources

September 15th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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40+ Awesome Keynote and PowerPoint Templates and Resources

Keynote (part of Apple’s iWork office suite) and PowerPoint (part of Microsoft’s Office suite) are likely the two most commonly used presentation software programs out there. PowerPoint is more likely to be found in the corporate world, whereas Keynote may be more popular in creative fields (due to the proliferation of Macs in the design field). Creating presentations in either program is a similar...

Design

35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

September 14th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool to help designers produce high quality digital drawings. Once you created a sketch on paper or your tablet, you can use Illustrator’s tools to turn sketches in a vivid, beautiful illustrations. In this post we present some fresh tutorials for mastering your drawing skills in illustrator.

Business Online

Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) on Marketing Your Design Skills

September 13th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) on Marketing Your Design Skills

By Thursday Bram If you want to make a living as a web designer, there’s no option but to market your services. As much as you might hope clients will drop out of the sky, you have to take the steps necessary to make sure that those prospective clients know that you can help them and can easily find you. But the options for...