Inspiration

The Evolution Of Mario

July 17th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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The Evolution Of Mario

There aren't many video game characters that are in the consciousness of the general public, however Mario certainly has made great strides in this area. It's rare to meet someone who has not heard of the Italian plumber named Mario, but those who don't play video games often may be unaware of his humble beginnings.

Essentials

The Ultimate Collection of Professional Textures

July 16th, 2012
by Tom Ross
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The Ultimate Collection of Professional Textures

Today's post features a huge variety of high quality, high-resolution free professional textures. These texture packs range from wood, concrete and bokeh designs, to grunge, old film and rain drops. Whatever your project is, there is sure to be a suitable texture for you in this mega collection!

Design

Stadiums of the Olympiads: A Look at Interesting Olympic Stadiums

July 13th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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Stadiums of the Olympiads: A Look at Interesting Olympic Stadiums

On 27 July this Summer, athletes from 204 countries from around the world will head to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. With social media integrated into everyone's lives, this years Olympics looks set to be the most recorded and most talked about Olympics since the great spectacle was reintroduced...

Inspiration

The Awe Inspiring Fury of Mother Nature in Photographs

July 12th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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The Awe Inspiring Fury of Mother Nature in Photographs

The might of mother nature can often be as frightening as it is beautiful and enthralling. From wildfires to volcanoes, from tornadoes to lightning storms, and from floods to extreme droughts; these amazing acts of nature can make for some truly stirring photographs. Truly these oft devastating and destructive moments, when...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Useful Tools, Scripts, and Resources for Front-End Developers

July 11th, 2012
by Louis Lazaris
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Useful Tools, Scripts, and Resources for Front-End Developers

If you're a front-end developer mostly focused on HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, then you're probably always on the look out for ways to be more productive. In this post we'll share some tools and other resources for front-end developers that you might find useful to include in your workflow.

Inspiration

Painting the Sky: A Collection of Dazzling Fireworks Photos

July 10th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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Painting the Sky: A Collection of Dazzling Fireworks Photos

The world is a wide and wondrous place, with so many cultures and traditions shaping the world's people. And with all of our differences, there are universals that seem to govern or guide human behaviors from all over the world. For instance, many countries hold celebrations for various occasions, and one...

Design

Artistically Designed: Get to Know Andrew Archer

July 9th, 2012
by Kendra Gaines
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Artistically Designed: Get to Know Andrew Archer

Art and design are often very subjective fields when it comes to who and what is good. They can also be very subjective in determining where a particular piece fits. Is it art, or is it design? There are, however, basic principles we all tend to agree on; design is generally more calculated while...

Inspiration

Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

July 6th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

Illustration is a field that is overflowing with imagination. From the various styles and mediums that illustrators have at their disposal, imagination seems to be about the only limit to their work. One area in particular that never seems to be lacking in imagination is the Japanese styles commonly known...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Scanner Illustration

July 5th, 2012
by Andrei Marius
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Scanner Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed scanner illustration. We'll start with a bunch of simple shapes, some basic vector shape building techniques, several effects and the round any corner script. Once we have our starting shapes we'll continue with some Pathfinder options, several new...

Business Online

Getting the Word from the Web: Awesome Feedback Tools and Services

July 4th, 2012
by Yigit Kocak
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Getting the Word from the Web: Awesome Feedback Tools and Services

Do you want to get better at what you do? Well, getting feedback is the most important step in doing that. The world is much more social and information is flowing faster than ever before. We can't afford to be doing things without listening to our followers or users....

Design

From Head to Foot: Showcase of Beautiful Header and Footer Designs

July 3rd, 2012
by Alex Ionescu
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From Head to Foot: Showcase of Beautiful Header and Footer Designs

Studies show that the website header is one of the first things a visitor sees on your website. That is mainly due to the way we are used to browser information on the computer presented from top to bottom, and due to the way HTML is built with the...

Inspiration

Saul Bass: The Evolution of an Artist

July 2nd, 2012
by Simon Arms
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Saul Bass: The Evolution of an Artist

The film titles, the American graphic designer, Saul Bass designed between 1954 and 1995 not only helped bring graphic design to the attention of Hollywood, and to the forefront of the sixties art movements, but revolutionized the way we watch films. From being regarded as an annoying legality - the only way to...