Inspiration

Steady On The Legs: Footwear Ads Often Put Other Ads to Shame

November 12th, 2013
by Tara Hornor
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Advertising is a difficult industry, full of high pressure competition to capture an audience and appeal to them more than another brand. It seems, too, that within the world of advertising, every field has had moments of genius when a brilliant ad idea was executed just right and created a buzz that turned even the heads of staunch supporters of the competition. What is...

Business Online

BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

November 11th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

A comparably fresh service from Australia, named BugHerd, has come to change the way web designers, developers and clients work together during the creation of web projects. Instead of doing things the old-fashioned style, sending vague emails around the interwebs, BugHerd implements a centralized bug- and task-management platform right inside any given web project. Tracking bugs gets as easy as ABC. Sounded like a...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

November 8th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

Our Deal of the Week features a font family for which the term "family" is not really fitting as a family is a comparably small unit of society. Verb, which by the way is the name of our featured font "family", is more like a font tribe with its 72 different fonts. Verb is able to suit any modern design with one or the...

Design

Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

November 6th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Blacktie.co: Premium Bootstrap 3 Themes for Free

This is a must-read for any designer out there! Blacktie.co is a side project of Carlos Alvarez, a theme crafter in his own words. He ‘s not available for freelance work at the moment, so don’t bother to ask. On Blacktie.co, Alvarez offers free Bootstrap 3 themes in premium quality. At the time of this writing there are "only" seven themes available, yet all...

Business Online

BamBam! The One and Only Collaboration-Tool for People who Really Need to Get Things Done

November 5th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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BamBam! The One and Only Collaboration-Tool for People who Really Need to Get Things Done

There are collaboration tools and there are tools that really help with collaboration. As a creative professional I bet you know a lot of collaboration tools. How many of them did you turn down already for not meeting your expectations? Today we will be introducing you to BamBam!, a new tool made in Poland. We are sure you will be impressed – to say...

Inspiration

Banksy in New York: Controversy, Adversity, and Exposure

November 4th, 2013
by Tara Hornor
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As all of the art world knows by now, Banksy, the elusive street artist from the UK has spent the entire month of October in New York. He left 27 works of art in various locations of New York, plus a landscape oil painting “vandalized”, an unpublished op-ed for The New York Times, and two videos plus a free t-shirt graphic for fans on...

Essentials

October 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

November 3rd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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October 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

A few months ago we introduced you to Unsplash.com, a project by Ooomf. Since then they kept promise and regularly released new images. Quality varies though. That’s why we decided to help separate the wheat from the chaff by publishing only the 10 best images released in October 2013. We do not necessarily choose those photos with the highest level of photographic artistry, but our...

Essentials

Noupe’s Favorites 44/2013: The Best Links of the Week

November 2nd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Noupe’s Favorites 44/2013: The Best Links of the Week

If you follow our accounts in the various social networks out and about, you’re certainly aware that we are posting loads of additional content there. Be it links to freebies, tutorials, interesting articles or other things worth mentioning. We dig up a lot in the widths and depths of the web. And we do actually share content, that hasn’t been created by our own...

Essentials

Techi.com: All the Tech News You Need

October 31st, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Techi.com: All the Tech News You Need

There is a problem, we as designers have. We need to stay updated on the latest trends in web design and development. That’s time-consuming enough, but definitely mandatory. At the same time, most of us like to stay on top of the tech news not necessarily too closely related to the web, because – confess – we are all techies. Are your clients not...

Design

BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

October 30th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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BlendMeIn: Free Photoshop Extension Gives you Access to Dozens of the Most Popular Icon Sets

At the beginning of October we introduced you to Flaticons by Freepik. The hyperactive guys from Spain developed a Photoshop extension to let you access their more than 13,000 icons large repository from within Adobe’s pixel giant directly. Being able to have thousands of icons at your fingertips and not having to leave your design environment is a potential time-saver, to say the least....

Business Online

How SSL Protects Your eCommerce Transactions

October 29th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How  SSL Protects Your eCommerce Transactions

SSL (TLS) is how eCommerce stores ensure that their customer’s data is kept private. We explain what SSL is and how it works. Last year, for the first time, eCommerce sales exceeded $1 Trillion. 1,000,000,000,000 dollars were sent whizzing around the Internet by online shoppers. That’s a huge amount of money, and its transfer usually involves the use of credit card numbers and personal details that...

Business Online

Shrink the Web: Automated Screenshots Enrich the User Experience of Your Web Projects

October 28th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Shrink the Web: Automated Screenshots Enrich the User Experience of Your Web Projects

An image is worth a thousand words. We here at Noupe Design Magazine live up to this saying every day. Thus, services that visually break up the gray by adding imagery to long texts are always appreciated. Shrink The Web by Neosys Consulting is one of those services. It automates the use of recent screenshots for any given URL in your web projects. The...