Inspiration

40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

June 18th, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

We’ve all made our own sandcastles at the beach but they were nothing like the masterpieces some of the worlds best can produce. These masters of sand sculpt astounding works of art from nothing more than sand and water. Some of these sand sculptures can takes days to complete using tons of sand. Today we present 40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures that will blow your...

Development

Excellent jQuery Navigation Menu Tutorials

June 17th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Excellent jQuery Navigation Menu Tutorials

If you are a web designer, you will agree that to keep the interst of the visitors, design of the website must be clear and intuitive. And, of course, the key to clear design is a clear navigation, so it’s important to make it both attractive and easy to use. Today we are presenting you some of the most hunky-dory jQuery-based navigation menus. If...

Inspiration

Showcase Of Big Online Stores

June 16th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Showcase Of Big Online Stores

By Tomas Laurinavicius The main task of any store is to sell its products, so there is an important usability and user experience factor, making conversion rates and selling figures a primary consideration. However, marketing objectives often tend to conflict with design goals which way too often results in clumsy, overcrowded and busy e-commerce websites. For this article, we researched current design patterns among...

Inspiration

35 Terrifying Examples of Devilish Artworks

June 15th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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35 Terrifying Examples of Devilish Artworks

Everyone loves angels, fairies, cupids and other fairy characters because they are pure and beautiful and appear to be more powerful than others. This is the reason why many artists all around the world love to illustrate these kinds of creatures in their artworks. But on the other hand, there are some devilish creatures which exist, too and many artists opt to portray them...

Photography

Nature’s Pattern Photography: 35 Outstanding Photos

June 14th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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Nature’s Pattern Photography: 35 Outstanding Photos

Nature is the best artist and a best source for our inspiration. Who can be the perfect artist better than the Nature? That is why we have compiled this inspirational post about the beauty of Nature. In this post, you will notice the in-depth beauty of the nature. Nature has designed everything with a great composition and everything reflect a message for us.

Design

30 Useful Abstract Photoshop Design Tutorials

June 11th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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30 Useful Abstract Photoshop Design Tutorials

By Janos Racz Abstract works have many uses in design: they can serve as a vibrant desktop background, a mysterious webdesign header or they can be beautiful art pieces by themselves. What’s more, abstract design has many forms, and not too many limitations. You can always come up with new shapes and compositions with combination of various color schemes. You can create them using...

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...