Essentials

Photocat: Photo Editor Not Only For The Festive Season

December 24th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
0
Photocat: Photo Editor Not Only For The Festive Season

Photocat is a very capable, yet also usable solution for photo editing. Did I mention it is free of charge, too? Especially to celebrate the festive season the creators added to the large feature set and provide you with a special creation to help you christmasize your photos. If you are late as always...

Essentials

35 Last Minute Christmas Wallpapers of 2012

December 23rd, 2012
by Swetlana Senkevitch
3

Every year's end we arrive at these special times when something seems to have changed everywhere: in the air, on the streets, in our houses, at work. The atmosphere is different: everybody is buying Christmas presents, Christmas trees, Christmas sweets and so on. Christmas wallpapers have their tradition as well. In this post...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

I Love You, WordPress! But…

December 20th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
65
I Love You, WordPress! But…

...There are certain things that I hate about you, sadly. Yes, I know, many WordPress users will disagree (some will already have started cursing me, even without reading this article). On the other hand, many non-WP users might be passing those *I-knew-it* smiles while reading this text. Perhaps you are one of them? In...

Design

Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

December 19th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
1
Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

Regular readers already know Lookfilter.com. Two months ago the service announced to provide several very interesting Photoshop actions for photographers with ambitions as well as Instagrammers and other fans of photo effects. In October Lookfilter.com gave away the very elegant action “The Wise Watson” for free. A lot has changed at Lookfilter.com since then....

Design

The Mobile Book: Packed With Know-How, While Easy To Read

December 17th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
2
The Mobile Book: Packed With Know-How, While Easy To Read

Specialist books are necessary, if you want to keep up with today’s knowledge in whatever field your profession lies. I have to force myself into reading these publications though, as these books tend to be written in such a dry and uninteresting way that it leaves me looking for the next distraction. Very rarely...

Design

Hotels in Phuket: 3 Awesome Design Concepts

December 14th, 2012
by Simon Arms
4
Hotels in Phuket: 3 Awesome Design Concepts

Design is important. As you are readers of Noupe, one of the best design magazines this side of the milky way, you are certainly aware of that. Recently I had the chance to take a deeper look at three design-oriented hotel concepts over here in Thailand. And I saw that design sometimes just isn't...

CMS

An Easy Choice? WordPress and ExpressionEngine Compared

December 13th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
35
An Easy Choice? WordPress and ExpressionEngine Compared

In a world full of multiple options, picking the right CMS can be quite a task at times. Each CMS comes with its own share of good and bad points, thus making the selection process even more difficult. How does one pick the ideal CMS? Which features does one require? These are only some...

Tutorials

30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

December 12th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
11
30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

Screenshot Designing in PSD and then porting to HTML is still common these days. Responsive design will probably alter the ways of the design industry, but up to today it hasn't. In the following post we gather some useful and highly elaborate tutorials on PSD to HTML conversion. Each tutorial in this collection provides information in an easy to...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress 3.5 First Look: Yay or Nay?

December 11th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
34
WordPress 3.5 First Look: Yay or Nay?

WordPress 3.5 "Elvin" has just been released, and it comes with a good number of changes, upgrades and updates. In this article, we take a look at the new offerings that WP 3.5 has brought to the table. For someone who has been working with WordPress ever since the 2.x days, each new release...

Essentials

15 Heart-Warming Holiday Cards for Free By Day2Day Printing

December 10th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
3
15 Heart-Warming Holiday Cards for Free By Day2Day Printing

If you are like me, you like to send a special postcard to your loved ones now and then. Christmas is now as well as then. Since a few years I don't buy standard cards in standard shops but rely on online printing services. Day2DayPrinting.com is such a service, but one with a long history and decorated with awards....

CMS

WordPress or MODX? The Winner Is…

December 10th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
64
WordPress or MODX? The Winner Is…

WordPress and MODX are two of the most popular Content Management Systems. Each has its own loyal user base and audience, and both WP and MODX are amazing tools when it comes to website management. However, how do the two perform against each other? Alternatively, what are the similarities and dissimilarities between WP and...

Infographics

Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

December 9th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
2
Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

Okay, we are not going to argue about the image strategies of certain people maybe mentioned in the title. Instead we are going to take a look at Veer’s latest infographic on the ever-rising importance of images in the modern world. Veer, which you might know as a service for imagery, illustrations and fonts,...