Inspiration

Beyond Light X-Rayography

March 31st, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Beyond Light X-Rayography

You know that we love art here at Noupe headquarters. And while we are dedicated to digital artists mostly, once and again we stumble upon other art forms impossible to ignore. The x-rayography by Albert Koetsier from the Netherlands is one such singularity and definitely worth more than a quick superficial look. Albert creates photos using traditional x-ray technology and then colours the pictures...

(Free) Services

Brand-new Service PixelBuddha Offers At Least One New Design Freebie per Week

March 28th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Brand-new Service PixelBuddha Offers At Least One New Design Freebie per Week

A new service from Russia, maintained by the not so unknown Nick Frost and Greg Lapin, first saw the light of day a good three weeks ago. Frost, Lapin and their small team report to have worked the better part of a year to get ready to launch PixelBuddha. On the one hand, in regard to their Premium products, PixelBuddha will be their central...

Essentials

No Second Chance For a First Impression: 50+ Free Design Resources to Create That Perfect Presentation

March 27th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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No Second Chance For a First Impression: 50+ Free Design Resources to Create That Perfect Presentation

Okay. So you’re designing this responsive website, but your client demands to see it on a variety of devices beforehand, before you even coded a single line. Or do you have a client who wants to right away start to market the app you have just begun working on? Or do you have a great concept for an app you want to raise funding...

Themes

Fresh Breeze: 20 Brand-new Free WordPress Themes from February/March 2014

March 26th, 2014
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Fresh Breeze: 20 Brand-new Free WordPress Themes from February/March 2014

The world of WordPress themes is constantly growing. That’s for sure. What’s changing is the focus of the themes. More and more themes are created with mobile in mind. Bootstrap has become a favorite foundation even in WordPress design and flat and responsive are more and more common. In a few months from now I assume we will not even have to state the...

Essentials

HTML, CSS, PSD and More: 18 Free Design Resources from February/March 2014

March 25th, 2014
by Noupe Editorial Team
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HTML, CSS, PSD and More: 18 Free Design Resources from February/March 2014

Good morning, netizens! We are back with another round of HTML, CSS and PSD templates as well as some UI interfaces. Frequent readers know that we collect the best new entries to the scene on a regular basis. So, keep yourself updated with the freshest templates available. Whether you take the following pieces as an inspiration or plainly use them for your next project...

Business Online

Fast And Easy: Publ.com Brings Your Offline Content To The Web

March 24th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Fast And Easy: Publ.com Brings Your Offline Content To The Web

Your catalogue is ready, has been sent to the printery and waits to be turned into a physical product. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just take the same data and turn it into a full-fledged online version of it? It’s a pity, you can’t. Instead you are likely to produce a PDF and offer it for download. Or you’ll omit to put...

IMHO

The Case of Viral Nova: Going Steep in a Month

March 20th, 2014
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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The Case of Viral Nova: Going Steep in a Month

Business Insider recently published a provocative article titled “One Guy Figured Out How To Make Millions In 8 Months — Here’s Why He Might Auction His ‘Easy Money’ Startup Away”. The article discussed the story of Viral Nova, a website that hardly has any unique content, but gets millions of unique visitors every month. Thus, the news that it was on sale was both shocking and interesting...

Essentials

Everyday Helpers: Fresh Free CSS Tools GenerateCSS and Gradientoo

March 19th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Everyday Helpers: Fresh Free CSS Tools GenerateCSS and Gradientoo

A good CSS generator is a valuable addition to any designer’s toolbox. As an avid reader of Noupe Magazine you already know of a good chunk of helper services. Today we want to introduce you to two more great apps. While one, GenerateCSS, is a full-fledged toolbox in its own right, the other, Gradientoo, only serves the task of creating gradients, but does this...

Business Online

Improve Yourself: WriteFull Helps Writers Get Better

March 18th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Improve Yourself: WriteFull Helps Writers Get Better

A new app for Windows and Mac OS X helps writers improve their writing. As long as they are writing in English, that is. After having called it via its configurable keyboard shortcut, WriteFull sits in a small pop-over above your words, eager to help you find words, synonyms, correct phrases and more. In its free-to-use iteration, WriteFull uses the Google Books database. The...

Development

Powerange and Switchery: HTML5 Switches and Sliders in Flat Design

March 17th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Powerange and Switchery: HTML5 Switches and Sliders in Flat Design

Alexander Petkov creates ripples having developed two free HTML5 components following the popular flat design trend. The latest one, Powerange, allows you to create modern range sliders clearly inspired by iOS7 and the older Switchery does the same job for switches. Both components are designed as combinations of CSS and JavaScript without further dependencies and run in all modern browsers, even Internet Explorer (from...

Essentials

Iconion: New Tool Converts Icon Fonts To Icon Files

March 14th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Iconion: New Tool Converts Icon Fonts To Icon Files

Icon fonts are the new craze lately. The advantages are clear. Instead of working with a load of files in different resolutions or large sprites to be controlled by CSS, we simply embed a special font. This font contains all the needed icons. Each icon looks crisp no matter the resolution. Everybody’s happy. But in prototyping things are less nice. Of course you can...

Design

Cerberus Makes Your HTML Email Work On Any Client

March 13th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Cerberus Makes Your HTML Email Work On Any Client

Ted Goas from New Jersey knows what he’s talking about. He calls his latest project Cerberus, which educated people surely know to be the three-headed dog from hell aka hell-hound. He thinks the naming to be appropriate for an ambitious project like his, that aims to make HTML email work (three-headed) over desktops, mobiles and – even – Outlook. Cerberus is a collection of...