Design

Ten Golden Rules for Choosing the Right Website Images

June 26th, 2014
by John Siebert
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Ten Golden Rules for Choosing the Right Website Images

Images are the single most critical design element designers implement on their website. Yes, even in a world of web design that swears by design minimalism and flat web design, images still play a very important role in determining the success or failure of a site. To put it simply, you cannot afford to go wrong with them.  A perfect image selection strategy can...

Business Online

InVision: Design Prototyping and Collaboration Made Easy (Free for Three Winners)

June 25th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
0
InVision: Design Prototyping and Collaboration Made Easy (Free for Three Winners)

This tool is able to do wonders to your design process. No longer do you need to shift around versions of your creative work by mail, hoping things won’t get messed up after the fifth back and forth (knowing they definitely will). You can simply create design mockups with your favorite image editor, then make them work interactively using InVision. Discuss the designs online,...

Deals & Giveaways

Crocoblock: Disruptive WordPress Theme Club for the Rest of Us (Giveaway)

June 25th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
0
Crocoblock: Disruptive WordPress Theme Club for the Rest of Us (Giveaway)

The world of WordPress themes is monstrous, if you allow me to stay close to the animal wording the name of this new theme club suggests. Not only the sheer amount of free themes doesn’t allow anybody to stay atop of the development. Also the Premium offers have grown to an extent noone can by any means oversee. There’s quite some discussion going on,...

Essentials

22 Free HTML, PSD and GUI Templates From June 2014

June 24th, 2014
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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22 Free HTML, PSD and GUI Templates From June 2014

Summer is approaching fast. I remember Winter still. Time is a fast-paced business. The good thing about it, the next part of any of our series is always near. As a frequent reader you know that, dedicated to the needs of any designer and developer out there, we here at Noupe maintain a handful of monthly series, bringing you the best and freshest template...

Deals & Giveaways

Filter Forge 4: More Than 10,000 Filters for Photoshop Aficionados (Win Your Copy)

June 23rd, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Filter Forge 4: More Than 10,000 Filters for Photoshop Aficionados (Win Your Copy)

If you professionally use Photoshop as your favorite image editor, chances are, you’ve heard of Filter Forge more than once during the last few years. Filter Forge is a software and a plugin for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors with the same plugin technology. With Filter Forge you are able to create your own filters visually. This is great, of course, but even...

Business Online

Social Media Marketing: Finding Influencers to Support Your Brand

June 20th, 2014
by Zack Rutherford
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Social Media Marketing: Finding Influencers to Support Your Brand

It doesn’t often enter into our thought process, but every purchase we make is affected by an agent of influence. We’re constantly persuaded, motivated, and moved by media. Our daily choices, preferences, and leanings are all subtly pushed one way or the other, by the random bits of media we digest on the regular. It’s akin to mass hypnosis really. So who’s the man...

Essentials

Solid: 30 Free GUI, Icons and Website PSD Templates Featuring Contour-style Graphics

June 19th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Solid: 30 Free GUI, Icons and Website PSD Templates Featuring Contour-style Graphics

Trends in web as well as in mobile design tend to come and go like fashion. Truly devoted UI designers only catch on those that are worth it. Nowadays flat style runs the show. Microsoft’s Metro UI started the trend, while Apple’s iOS7 gave it the real boost.  Designers all over the world give preference to plain shapes, simple graphics, minimal coloring, bold typography and...

Inspiration

Art of Photoshop: 40 Impressive, Digital Paintings for Your Inspiration

June 18th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Art of Photoshop: 40 Impressive, Digital Paintings for Your Inspiration

The following collection is dedicated to the talented, digital artists who are able to transform Photoshop into a canvas and a brush. These people are able to create masterpieces of art from nothing but their own fantasy. You’ll find brave warriors, bulky monsters, starships, robots and mixes of all of that. It’s not untypical that some of these artworks show a slight sense of...

Themes

June 2014: 20 Fresh and Free WordPress Themes of The Month

June 17th, 2014
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
1
June 2014: 20 Fresh and Free WordPress Themes of The Month

We are back with our second month in a row, where all the new entries to the WordPress theme stage are being designed responsive. As you may have already heard, Google is going to penalize sites that are not optimized for mobile rather sooner than later. Now is the right time to not build your brand-new project on a non-responsive theme. Don’t say we...

Deals & Giveaways

Resources Galore: Win a One-Year Unlimited Download Subscription of Medialoot’s Massive Collection (Giveaway)

June 16th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
0
Resources Galore: Win a One-Year Unlimited Download Subscription of Medialoot’s Massive Collection (Giveaway)

There are giveaways, and then there are giveaways. Today we teamed up with Medialoot to bring you one massive giveaway. One that’s definitely worth the effort of participation. We are giving away five one-year unlimited download subscriptions, each valued at 99 USD. All you have to do is answer a few simple questions. Wanna know the details? Medialoot: Designer’s Resources Flat Rate Medialoot, based...

Design

Time to Give Your Website Some Spring Cleaning – 7 Reasons for That Redesign

June 16th, 2014
by John Siebert
1
Time to Give Your Website Some Spring Cleaning – 7 Reasons for That Redesign

Take a very close look at your website. Is it delivering the results you are looking for? Are the conversion highs your website experienced in the recent past being replaced by terrible lows? Is your website experiencing a downturn in traffic? If the answer to these questions is a resounding yes, you have an ailing website on your hands. You’ll need to arrest the...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

CSS Framework Cute Grids: Highly Flexible Grid System for Responsive Layouts

June 13th, 2014
by Denis Potschien
1
CSS Framework Cute Grids: Highly Flexible Grid System for Responsive Layouts

These days it is impossible to ignore the power of mobile. So, if you’re in the process of designing a website, chances are that you will do that with mobile in mind. Most likely, you are working on implementing a fully responsive layout. The lean and clean CSS framework we want to introduce you to today, wants to help you achieve that goal easily....