Feb 08 2010

60 Excellent Gadget Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials

Designing your own (or redesigning existing) gadgets such as MP3 Players, Game Consoles and Computers is an incredible way to improve your general skills in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (or any other design-related software package for that matter). You’re bound to pick up new skills every time, even if you’re considered an expert.

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Feb 06 2010

10 Things Clients Look For In a Design Portfolio

By Thursday Bram

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Feb 06 2010

Free Saint Valentine’s Day Icon Set

Today we are glad to release Valentine’s Icon Set, a set with 10 free icons in resolutions 32×32px, 48×48px, 128×128px and 150×150px in formats .ico, .png and .icns. This set was designed by Iconsmaster and released especially for Noupe and its readers. The set was created from scratch using Adobe Fireworks — the .png-sources are available for free download as well.

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Feb 05 2010

55 Conceptual Examples of Surreal Artworks

Surreal Art is getting so much attention because it lets an artist freely express his creativity, feelings and the way he thinks. It is the medium of art in which you can showcase your talent and creativity in the most meaningful and the most intangible way. This is the main reason why Surreal Art is getting so popular these days. We have compiled a list of some inspirational Surreal artwork for you. Hope you’ll like this collection. Just drop us a line here and tell us which one you like most.

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Feb 04 2010

35 Photos of Truly Adorable Animals in Snow

While some animals hibernate in the winter and prefer to sun themselves during the warmer months, other animals are perfectly comfortable with the snow and offer photographers a plenty of opportunities for remarkable photos. To celebrate the nicer facets of the leaving winter, we now collected some beautiful and adorable photos of animals in snow. These photos are nice to look at and will help you get a break from the regular work and hopefully get a fresh perspective on whatever you have to get done today.

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Feb 03 2010

Everything You Need to Know About Image Compression

Proper use of image compression can make a huge difference in the appearance and size of your website image files. But compression is an often-misunderstood topic, partly because there’s a real lack of understanding on what the different types of compression are good for. If you don’t understand which type of compression to use for different types of images, you’ll likely end up with one of two results: either images that don’t look as good as they could, or image file sizes that are way larger than they need to be.

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Feb 02 2010

Stunning Infographics and Data Visualization

Information graphics, or infographics, are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. The graphics are used where complex information needs to be explained quickly and clearly, such as on signs and maps and in journalism, technical writing and education. Today, infographics surround us in the media, in published works both mainstream and scientific and in road signs and manuals. They illustrate information that would be unwieldy in text form and act as a visual shorthand for everyday concepts, such as “Stop” and “Go.”

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Feb 01 2010

An Explosion of Adobe Fireworks Resources

An often overlooked member of the Adobe Creative Suite is Adobe Fireworks. This application software can be used to create vectors, design application interfaces, digital artwork, and create rapid prototypes of websites. Adobe Fireworks can also generate PDF’s, export CSS based layouts, and a variety of other features. However, Adobe Fireworks resources are not easy to find. Resources are scattered among many different websites, blogs, and forums. Since the resources are far and few, some designers forget about all the features and abandon using the software all together.

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Jan 29 2010

5 Simple Tips for Improving Designer-Client Relationships

By Aaron Griffith

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Jan 28 2010

Free and Commercial Script Fonts

Searching for new fonts, whether they be serif, sans-serif or script fonts can take a ridiculously long time – time that should probably be spent working. This round-up showcases a great selection of script fonts to use in your latest design projects. Most of the fonts are premium fonts from as low as 8.95 USD, although there are a few free fonts among the pack.

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