Business Online

E-commerce: Fundamentals of a Successful Re-Design

June 10th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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E-commerce: Fundamentals of a Successful Re-Design

By Peter Crawfurd and Michael Yang Ecommerce re-designs can double your sales over night…permanently, but they can also cut them in half. In this miniseries we’ll be looking at what elements are especially important and whether you should be doing an ecommerce re-design. For the sake of clarity, re-design for this post means when at least the site has a new look, this can...

Inspiration

Splendid Examples of Conceptual Architecture

June 9th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Splendid Examples of Conceptual Architecture

Real estate is a multi-billion industry and it is flourishing. At some point a new architectureal concept requires 3D models that visualize the idea of the architect and the way he sees his creation. Today we are presenting you some Digital Conceptual Architecture examples which look almost real. Architects use a number of applications and techniques to get the desired output. Although the process...

Business Online

Successful Freelancing for Web Designers: Buy our new eBook Now!

June 8th, 2010
by Sven Lennartz
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Successful Freelancing for Web Designers: Buy our new eBook Now!

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It's time for something completely different. We have not published our own books at Noupe yet, but we did publish a couple over there at Smashing Magazine. Recently, we launched an eBook series. The first eBook was about Professional Web Design. And now our second eBook, brand...

Inspiration

45 Inspirational Examples Of Vector Art

June 7th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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45 Inspirational Examples Of Vector Art

In this post, we’ve put together some inspirational vector artwork for you. Some hardworking creative artists designed these dazzling masterpieces either for the challenge or to test the limits of Illustrator and other vector applications. Vector artwork, whatever its purpose, demands a lot of hard work and a talent for thinking outside the box. This is the why almost all vector artwork is so...

Inspiration

Showcase of Fan Art from Console Games

June 4th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Showcase of Fan Art from Console Games

By Callum Chapman Most people in the graphic and web design industry usually have an interest in technology, meaning a lot of us also have an interest in console gaming. If not, don’t turn away just yet; this post showcases over 80 incredible pieces of fan art from console games suitable for everyone (not just gamers), from Battlefield to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and...

Design

Getting Ready for a Website Redesign: Advice, Resources and More

June 3rd, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Getting Ready for a Website Redesign: Advice, Resources and More

By Robert Bowen There is a season for all things, and this holds true in the world of web design too. Naturally with the technologies and languages evolving at the rate that they tend to, not to mention the evolution of our own personal skillsets, we find new design doors opening up before us all the time. Given that this is the way of...

Essentials

40 Fresh Free Texture Packs

June 2nd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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40 Fresh Free Texture Packs

By By Janos Racz Every designer knows the importance of using the right textures in designs. And since making use of an already existing texture or image is so common and easy, the best you can do for your design is to use quality material that has variety and best suits your purposes. And while there are many stock image sites all over the...

Inspiration

Beautiful Futuristic 3D Scenes For Inspiration

June 1st, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Beautiful Futuristic 3D Scenes For Inspiration

By Janos Racz Science-fiction is a genre with endless possibilities. The unpredictability of the future gives tremendous freedom to creative minds, so it’s no wonder that many artists find this style so appealing. So much so that most 3D galleries have a whole separate section for sci-fi scenes. In this collection we’ve brought you some interesting works on the Web. Impressive spaceship designs and...

Essentials

55 Beautiful Apple iPad Wallpapers

May 31st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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55 Beautiful Apple iPad Wallpapers

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This is the age of iPhones, iPods and iPads, people simply love to have these amazing inventions of information technology. Apple iPhones have created a state of euphoria among its users with its amazing features and iPad is another product from Apple team that will let you browse internet, watch video, listen music,...

Business Online

How To (Further) Engage Your Readers

May 28th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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How To (Further) Engage Your Readers

With so many blogs riddling the online landscape, blog owners are always looking for new ways to strengthen their relationship with readers—to engage readers so that they not only appreciate the bloggers’ efforts but come back time and again to read and contribute to the website. Some of these websites engage us so much that we begin to crave the feeling of being on...

Photography

35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography

May 27th, 2010
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography

Multiplicity is a photography technique in which the same person is photographed from different angles and directions and then the bunch of photographs are digitally re-mastered in Photoshop showing clones of the person doing different things all in one photo. Today we present 35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography to inspire you. Photography and Photoshop go hand in hand. Multiplicity Photography is the real...

Business Online

A Designer’s Guide To Effective Proposals And Invoices

May 26th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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A Designer’s Guide To Effective Proposals And Invoices

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Because of the potential for variations in the different aspects of a web design project, creating a proposal or invoice for such a project can be trickier than that of another industry like accounting or legal services. If your proposal isn't created carefully, it can lead to misunderstandings and unhappy...