Essentials

For the Love of Typography: 30 Free Decorative TypeFaces for Graphic Designers

September 19th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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For the Love of Typography: 30 Free Decorative TypeFaces for Graphic Designers

Typography in the world of web design is only still growing in importance, while in the world of print design noone doubts the importance of great type choices and craftsmenship. Every artist understands that this is able to either make or break your design, no matter how lavish or unique it looks. Harmony in design aesthetics is what really matters, and typography plays a...

Inspiration

Noteworthy: 8 New Incredible Illustrators of the Future

September 18th, 2014
by Tara Hornor
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Noteworthy: 8 New Incredible Illustrators of the Future

Whether you are an admirer and lover of illustration or in need of a fantastic illustrator who has a fresh look, you may find exactly what you need in one of the following eight illustrators of the future. All are fairly new to the online scene, and most of them are still students. A few have already built up somewhat of a following, even...

Essentials

30+ Free GUIs for Website Builders: Late Summer 2014 Edition

September 17th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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30+ Free GUIs for Website Builders: Late Summer 2014 Edition

Of course could you delve into flat style design digging through informative aka dry articles that cover fundamental principles and basic techniques and let you know all of the principles and theory behind what you are about to do. Or you could go studying real world examples. This will let you get the hang of prototyping flat style projects quickly and effectively. What we...

Essentials

Corporate Design Made Easy: 30 Free Stationery Mockup Templates

September 16th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Corporate Design Made Easy: 30 Free Stationery Mockup Templates

Establishing your company in the real as well as the virtual world is an essential step towards success. While websites, profiles in social media, and mobile apps help to conquer the internet, in the real world things are less simple and straightforward. Still you are blessed with a wide selection of choices. You can go for press/television advertisements or various public campaigns, but before...

Deals & Giveaways

Exclusive Giveaway: Six Licenses of the Visual MotoPress Content Editor for WordPress (Comment to Win)

September 15th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Exclusive Giveaway: Six Licenses of the Visual MotoPress Content Editor for WordPress (Comment to Win)

Today we got a fantastic opportunity for our dear readers here at Noupe Magazine. We teamed up with MotoPress and came up with the idea to give away six licenses of their visual editor for WordPress. MotoPress Content Editor for WordPress lets you build your posts and pages in WYSIWYG mode. Forget about TinyMCE and its shortcomings and turn to the easiest and most...

Development

Sequence.js: Responsive Content Slider with CSS3 Transitions and Gesture Control

September 12th, 2014
by Denis Potschien
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Sequence.js: Responsive Content Slider with CSS3 Transitions and Gesture Control

Plugins for content sliders are a dime a dozen, fish in the sea, you name it. Fewer, but still many are supporting CSS3 transitions and working responsively. Anyway „Sequence.js“ is something special. This JavaScript does not only support animations on the transition of slides as a whole. Instead all of the content of a slide, be it headlines or images, can be animated individually....

Development

SVG Fallback in Older Browsers: Alternatives to JavaScript

September 11th, 2014
by Denis Potschien
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SVG Fallback in Older Browsers: Alternatives to JavaScript

SVG sees widespread support by recent browsers these days. Still plenty of people do not surf the web using one of these modern browsers. Especially the older versions of Internet Explorer are used in relevant numbers worldwide. And these older versions cause problems, not only, but also when it comes to SVG. IE simply doesn’t know SVG, so we need to offer PNG or...

Essentials

Abandon Skeuomorphism with these 30 Free Icon Sets in Flat Design

September 8th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Abandon Skeuomorphism with these 30 Free Icon Sets in Flat Design

The modern way of emphasizing cleanliness, sharpness and objectivity in your designs is by trying to avoid all lavish stylistic choices such as textures, fake feeling of 3d dimension, illusory decorations, shiny/glossy effects and giving the flat style a shot. Being here not just since yesterday, it certainly becomes obvious that this trend not only has put down its roots but also has matured...

Deals & Giveaways

Medialoot, Crocoblock, Filter Forge and InVision: Prizes and Winners

September 5th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Medialoot, Crocoblock, Filter Forge and InVision: Prizes and Winners

Just before the Summer vacation we ran a row of giveaways. We had very interesting prizes to be won. In the meantime, all the winners should have received their notifications. Here’s what we gave away and whom we gave it to. Make sure to check out these sponsors. Their offerings are great, even if you have to pay for them. Their products are worth...

Essentials

Cutting-edge: 40 Free Futuristic Fonts of Today

September 4th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Cutting-edge: 40 Free Futuristic Fonts of Today

Today we have a stack of 40 fonts for you. And although these fonts all look like they will be created sometime in the future, they are actually available in the world of today. Most of the fonts are equipped with special characters from several languages. More than half of all the fonts are suitable for commercial use right away. Concerning the other half,...

Essentials

Exclusive Freebie: Ten Beautiful Facebook Covers as PSD, AI and EPS

September 3rd, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Exclusive Freebie: Ten Beautiful Facebook Covers as PSD, AI and EPS

Facebook covers are the only design you can add to your Facebook page. If your profile or fan page is supposed to sport a professional look, you shouldn’t simply go scaling your website header or any random image you were able to find. Instead you should put proper effort into making your Facebook cover look as professional as your services are, well hopefully. Ain’t...

Infographics

10 Tools to Create Beautiful Infographics and Visualize Data

September 2nd, 2014
by Payman Taei
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10 Tools to Create Beautiful Infographics and Visualize Data

They used to say content is king. But what really makes up content? Gone are the days when “content” meant purely text. Today, if you want to engage and enchant your customers, your content must have some visual cues. The human brain processes visual information much quicker than text. And with web 2.0 visuals like infographics, you can convey complex, boring data in a...