Design

Creative and Unusual Layouts and Navigation Designs

January 8th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Creative and Unusual Layouts and Navigation Designs

By Robert Hartland In this article, we’ll showcase website layouts and navigation structures that really break the mold. The designers of these websites have seen dozens of clone websites out there but have sought their own way. The unusual website layouts and navigation that results can either be very successful and innovative or disorienting for visitors. You decide. When you browse the showcase, think...

Tutorials

50 Excellent Adobe After Effects Tutorials

January 7th, 2010
by Nousheen Aquil
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50 Excellent Adobe After Effects Tutorials

This post presents a round-up of Adobe After Effects Tutorials for your visual effects and motion graphics-related work. After Effects is getting popular as the industry of Computer Graphics and Digital Motion is growing. With After Effects, you have choice to generate dynamic and expressive motion graphics with truly stunning visual effects — very easily and quickly. So here is the list of Adobe...

Inspiration

35 Stunning Digital Photo Manipulation Artworks

January 6th, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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35 Stunning Digital Photo Manipulation Artworks

This post contains 35 awesome examples of Digital Art and Manipulation. You may find numbers of posts and tutorials about photo manipulation, but we are confident that the list that we are going to provide you with will make you look twice at it. We really appreciate the work of these brilliant designers who have created these art wonders by their hard work, imagination...

Essentials

Pictodeck Icon Set: Over 700 Free Pictograms for Keynote

January 6th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Pictodeck Icon Set: Over 700 Free Pictograms for Keynote

Today we are glad to release Pictodeck, a set of over 700 pictograms in vector format designed specifically for Keynote. That means you can rescale them to any size you desire without any loss in quality. All of the icons also support transparency. The set was created by Aaron Richard. The icons are from four different sets: PICOL, Android Icons, Pictoico, and Freshpixel. All...

Business Online

What’s In A Price: The Guidelines For Pricing Web Designs

January 5th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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What’s In A Price: The Guidelines For Pricing Web Designs

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Pricing a website design can seem impossible. A good website design can cost anywhere between thousands of dollars and under fifty dollars, depending on the type of site, how you build it and a hundred other numbers. Those numbers can make it difficult to decide where the right...

Design

30 Fresh AJAX Tutorials And Techniques

January 4th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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30 Fresh AJAX Tutorials And Techniques

Using AJAX on websites and applications is pretty much taken for granted nowadays. Users expect it. They want to be able to edit a page in-place, they want search queries to be auto-suggested, and they want to be able to submit a form without refreshing the page. Why? Because those things make browsing...

Essentials

Free Furry Cushions Social Icons Set

January 2nd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Free Furry Cushions Social Icons Set

Today we are glad to release Furry Cushions Social Icons, a set with 6 transparent furry social icons in .png. This set was designed by Andrea Austoni and released especially for Noupe and its readers.

Design

7 Must-See Web Design Videos and Presentations

December 30th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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7 Must-See Web Design Videos and Presentations

By Louis Lazaris Not many of us will have the opportunity to attend or participate in a live web-related event, conference, or presentation. But that doesn’t mean we can’t benefit from the information exchanged at such events. Many of the sites associated with those events provide supplementary information, summaries, presentation slides, plus audio and video footage from the presentations given. In this article I’ve...

Design

Data Tables In Modern Web Design

December 28th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Data Tables In Modern Web Design

By Matt Cronin Being able to organize data and information is a skill not to be overlooked. The way you organize content and text, generally referred to as copy, has a direct effect on how that content is received by users. You must find a way to organize information so that it is scannable and can be quickly absorbed by the reader. One way...

Business Online

Tools And Techniques To Manage Creative Projects On Your Mac

December 25th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Tools And Techniques To Manage Creative Projects On Your Mac

By Matthew C. Gallagher So you have sold your idea, your client has committed to the project, the next step is – How do I manage this most effectively to successfully complete this job? There are generally 3 accepted rules of project management: time (delivery to client or launch of product), budget (cost to deliver project) and scope (definition of contracted project). Some folks...

Inspiration

35 Awesome Vector Illustrations

December 22nd, 2009
by Tim Mercer
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35 Awesome Vector Illustrations

Unlike raster-based images, vector images are infinitely scalable. From the photo-realistic to the abstract, vector art is as varied as any other medium of expression. The artist featured here have taken their craft to the next level with these inspirational images. In this inspirational post we present 35 beautiful vector illustrations that will certainly inspire you. Do you have further suggestions for beautiful vector...

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...