Essentials

Tribbon ‘Layered’ Font – Exclusive Free Download

December 21st, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Tribbon ‘Layered’ Font – Exclusive Free Download

By Graham Smith In another free font exclusive on Noupe, we present Tribbon, a tasty layered ‘ribbon’ style font created by Dominic Le-Hair. It has taken a few weeks of communications with Dominic to finally arrive with a interesting concept in font design. Tribbon is a working ‘ribbon’ style font, that consists of several layers and is available as a free download below. Tribbon...

Design

CSS Techniques I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Websites

December 18th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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CSS Techniques I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Websites

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CSS is the best thing to happen to the web since Tim Berners-Lee. It's simple, powerful, and easy to use. But even with all its simplicity, it hides some important capabilities. Ask any designer, and they'll tell you that the majority of their code headaches are caused and...

Design

The Ultimate Christmas Round-Up: Patterns, Brushes, Vectors and Fonts

December 17th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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The Ultimate Christmas Round-Up: Patterns, Brushes, Vectors and Fonts

By Vailancio Rodrigues It’s a festive season and we all are busy. 24 hours a day are not enough to finish our work. And, sadly, Christmas is a holiday season. Time to be with family, time to prepare gifts for friends and special ones, attend gatherings and parties, and the time when the air is full of delicious dishes which are hard to resist....

Essentials

Beautiful Christmas and Winter Wallpapers For Your Desktop

December 16th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beautiful Christmas and Winter Wallpapers For Your Desktop

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Winter is a special time of year for people around the globe. Many will celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, the winter solstice, while others may celebrate the first heavy snow on the slopes and the season itself.

Development

20 Excellent Facebook Scripts and Resources

December 15th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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20 Excellent Facebook Scripts and Resources

Networking has certainly become important to our daily life. Whether light-hearted interaction with friends or communicating with business clients the world over, socializing is integral to our personal and professional relationships. Facebook has gotten most of the buzz in the past few years, allowing members to easily stay connected with friends, family members and...

Inspiration

45 Beautiful Winter Illustrations and Wallpapers

December 14th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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45 Beautiful Winter Illustrations and Wallpapers

Winter, the most beautiful and the coldest season of the year is here with all its beauty and attractiveness. The subtle beauty of the winter attracts almost everyone with its appealing snowfalls, the taste of hot chocolate, the adventure of snowboarding and the fun of making snowmen. We all enjoy the charm of Winter; how serene the sun shines, the snowfall, frosty climate, snowball...

Design

A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources

December 11th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources

By Melissa Scroggins What could be better than striking gold? How about a huge list of Adobe Illustrator resources? For many designers, a list of resources to help finish those design projects in a quick and easy fashion is like finding gold on the Web. In this article, there are over 200 (mostly) free resources for Adobe Illustrator. Since many designers have made these...

Design

The Smashing Book: Buy Yours Now!

December 10th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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The Smashing Book: Buy Yours Now!

If you are interested in web design and web-development, you’ve got to buy the brand new Smashing Book. Created by the editorial team of Noupe and developed together with the design community, this book is a printed book about best practices in modern Web design. The book shares technical tips and best practices on coding, usability and optimization and explores how to create successful...

Design

Usability Testing Toolkit: Resources, Articles, and Techniques

December 9th, 2009
by Cameron Chapman
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Usability Testing Toolkit: Resources, Articles, and Techniques

Usability is paramount in creating a good website or web app. If your site isn’t user-friendly, the majority of visitors won’t come back, regardless of how good your content is. You need to do everything in your power to make sure every website you design or web application you create is as user-friendly as it can be. So how do you do that, exactly?...

Inspiration

Impressive Gift Package Design Inspiration for Christmas

December 7th, 2009
by Obaid ur Rehman
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Impressive Gift Package Design Inspiration for Christmas

Christmas is on the doorstep and it’s just about time to come up with some nice gift ideas, purchase them and… well, package them one way or another. However, when it comes to packaging, sometimes it’s nice to have some good starting points in order to give the gift this special little detail that would make it memorable and personal. Therefore we decided to...

Photography

35 Powerful Photos That Tell A Story

December 5th, 2009
by Aquil Akhter
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35 Powerful Photos That Tell A Story

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” That is the motto of a photojournalist. It is their objective to produce direct, truthful and bold images that tell the stories for those who have no voice. According to Mark M. Hancock, a professional photojournalist, “is a visual reporter of facts. The public places trust in its reporters to tell the truth. The same trust is...

Essentials

KnucklePuck Font – Exclusive Vector Font Download

December 4th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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KnucklePuck Font – Exclusive Vector Font Download

By Graham Smith In this font exclusive, we present KnucklePuck, a modular display font created by Austin Roesberg. In my ongoing search for new fonts, I find myself writing to many font designers to see if they would ‘part’ with their digital creation. Sometimes they don’t answer, sometimes they answer ‘no’, and on occasion a ‘yes’ comes my way. KnucklePuck was found on Behance....