Essentials

Serif Fonts and Their Peculiarities

April 9th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Serif Fonts and Their Peculiarities

Typography obviously belongs to the cohort of the fine arts, where even the smallest details and elements are meaningful and can influence the overall perception of the final creation, whether it is a picture or a text, printed with a particular typeface. In terms of fonts design, serifs are those tiny elements, which add a particular character to a typeface, contributing to the unique...

Photography

45 Astonishing Examples of Long Exposure Photography

April 8th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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45 Astonishing Examples of Long Exposure Photography

Today we bring you an enticing article about long exposure photography. Long exposure photography is a technique in which a camera’s shutter is left open to expose over a longer period of time (be it 8 seconds or 8 hours). It is quite famous, trendy and somewhat difficult form of photography that allows you to witness things from a different perspective and lets you...

Inspiration

The Intrigue and Allure of Fire

April 7th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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The Intrigue and Allure of Fire

Fire is a double edged sword that has enabled the survival of mankind, yet caused massive destruction, destroying everything on its path. This element has the potential to delight or devastate from the first flickering spark. People are hypnotized and fascinated with the fire dancing on the end of a matchstick. In our hands we hold a fleeting power, to be transferred quickly within...

Design

Preparing Photoshop Files for Web Developers

April 6th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Preparing Photoshop Files for Web Developers

By Brian Rhinehart Whether you’re a freelance web designer or part of a team at an agency, handing off Photoshop files to a client, developer, development team or even another designer is part of the process of building websites. Whereas the development process is generally more structured, by contrast, the design process is quite often spontaneous and full of experimentation. This can lead to...

Design

Women in Web Design and Development

April 1st, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Women in Web Design and Development

By Andy Walpole The 20th century was witness to phenomenal social and economic changes in the status of women. Suffrage has been widely adopted around the world, anti-discrimination legislation is commonplace, contraception is widely available and abortion is legal. These have all dramatically improved the position of women in society. One could argue that women—at least professional ones—now have more control of their own...

Photography

40 Breathtaking Photos from National Geographic Contest

March 31st, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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40 Breathtaking Photos from National Geographic Contest

The National Geographic has been known for bringing awareness about natural resources and the planet since 1888. It has been educating people and has been the largest non-profitable scientific organization that inspired millions of people to pay closer attention to their environment. In this post, we are going to share some stunning photographs from The National Geographic’s Annual International Photography Contest, as well as...

Inspiration

Interactive Flash Graphs and Charts For Your Website

March 30th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Interactive Flash Graphs and Charts For Your Website

By Usama Alam Charts and graphs provide the visual representation of your data and help you facilitate the understanding of whatever it is you are trying to deliver. Whether you are publishing a survey report, an election result or a financial analysis, charts play a major role in data presentation. Due to their interactivity, Flash-charts are particularly popular among designers and developers. These charts...

Design

Showcase Of Formula 1 Website Designs

March 29th, 2010
by Callum Chapman
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Showcase Of Formula 1 Website Designs

The 2009 Formula 1 season had an audience of over 520 million viewers, most of whom stayed up to date with the latest news on the official Formula 1 website, as well as their favorite teams websites, and even the track websites to find out current conditions and directions to the race tracks. Because of this, the F1 websites featured in this showcase probably...

Inspiration

Funny Examples of Celebrity Caricatures

March 26th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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Funny Examples of Celebrity Caricatures

Caricatures have always been the great source of fun for almost everyone as it represents the essence of a person or a thing in a very exaggerated manner, a manner that creates a unique and very amusing visual portrait. In this post we are going to present some famous celebrity caricatures.

Essentials

50 Stunning Typography Wallpapers For Inspiration

March 25th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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50 Stunning Typography Wallpapers For Inspiration

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Typography is said to be the backbone of web design, but it's also considered art all by itself. And, let's face it, most designers are obsessed with it. No surprise then that in the right hands it can be very powerful. Whether it's to improve the looks of a website or as...

Development

35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources

March 24th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources

It's time for more JavaScript and jQuery goodies here on Noupe. Today we are featuring fresh JavaScript Development Frameworks, code optimization and minimization tools, reference tables, compatibility issues, common coding errors, image manipulation techniques and graph solutions. Please feel free to submit further resources in the comments to this post!

Design

50 Beautiful Business Card Designs

March 23rd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Beautiful Business Card Designs

By Janos Racz Long gone the days when you simply handed over a white piece of paper with your name and contact info on it to potential clients. Nowadays, who do you think clients will call first, the guy with his name on a sheet of paper or this other one with her name engraved in this colorful plastic wonder? And what’s that? A...