Design

Showcase of Incredible Design Portfolios From All Over the World

August 21st, 2012
by Pavlushka
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Showcase of Incredible Design Portfolios From All Over the World

No matter when or why you find yourself browsing the internet, there is no short of different logos, websites and print designs filling the web. Having experience in the fields helps one to distinguish the visual candy from the beauty of great web design. In this information age the competition...

Inspiration

Creep Factor: A Collection of Dark and Spooky Photography

August 20th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Creep Factor: A Collection of Dark and Spooky Photography

Photographers not only use their work to freeze moments of time, they often set a mood through the shots that they capture. No matter what direction they are aiming, their ability to compose just the right image to connect the viewer with that particular feeling is inspiring. When that aim comes...

Design

Beautiful Button Design in Action: Examples & Tips for Creating Effective Buttons

August 17th, 2012
by Tom Ross
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Beautiful Button Design in Action: Examples & Tips for Creating Effective Buttons

Designing beautiful buttons for the web is an art form in and of itself. The best buttons often appear simple and easy to design, yet are deceptively difficult, and are often comprised of many subtle design elements, backed by solid marketing theories. Today we're going to look at...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Simple Drop-Down Menu

August 16th, 2012
by Andrei Marius
4
Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Simple Drop-Down Menu

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed web element, a simple drop-down menu. We'll start with a bunch rectangles and simple paths, some basic vector shape building techniques and the Rounded Corners effect. Once we have our starting shapes we'll continue with the colors. We'll...

Inspiration

A Vibrant World: Stunning HDR Photographs

August 15th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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A Vibrant World: Stunning HDR Photographs

Photographers have many techniques and tricks up their sleeves for pulling off some amazing, often breathtaking captures. One technique that is very popular for achieving these kinds of results is HDR. With layers of images taken mere moments apart, the photographs are given a vibrant new life. Below is a collection that looks at...

Inspiration

Incredibly Photorealistic 3D Characters

August 14th, 2012
by Marius Kalytis
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Incredibly Photorealistic 3D Characters

Making a realistic and lifelike human character is one of the hardest tasks in 3D graphics. For a long time it was known as the “Holy Grail” among 3D artists in the community. The reason why this skill is so desired, is the possibilities it gives you in the movie or advertising industries. Imagine you could...

Design

Following the Masters: Showcase of Design-related Pinterest Boards to Follow

August 13th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Following the Masters: Showcase of Design-related Pinterest Boards to Follow

Of late, Pinterest has taken the social networking world by a storm. Pinterest makes it extremely easy to find and share content of your liking and interest. Whether you prefer typography, or are into photography and interior décor, you are sure to find many like-minded individuals on Pinterest who...

Inspiration

Make ‘em Laugh! A Collection of Humorous Photography

August 10th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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Make ‘em Laugh! A Collection of Humorous Photography

Most know the saying, 'laughter is the best medicine', and even more know that there is a lot of truth in those words. There is little that can uplift the spirit as quickly as a flurry of infectious laughter. Many who work from behind the camera's lens know how powerful humorous photography...

Design

3D Text Effects: Ultimate Collection of Photoshop Tutorials

August 9th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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3D Text Effects: Ultimate Collection of Photoshop Tutorials

Typography is not just about the arrangement and placement of letters and words, rather it has become a field of art where artists can express themselves solely through the use of different styles of fonts with varying sizes. Typography has continued to expand as an art, though one must always heed the...

Design

Color the World: A Gallery of Pantone Inspiration

August 8th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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Color the World: A Gallery of Pantone Inspiration

Ask almost any designer about custom colors and the name that will probably be waiting on the tips of their tongues would be Pantone. Such a rich selection of patented hues rest under the Pantone umbrella, but their reach does not end there. Far from it, in fact. Pantone's custom color service...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Dynamite Illustration

August 7th, 2012
by Andrei Marius
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Dynamite Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed dynamite illustration. We'll start by turning some plain text into a symbol, and by making some simple rectangles. Once we have our starting shapes, we'll continue with some Extrude&Bevel and Warp effects plus some Pathfinder options along with...

Inspiration

Living in the City: Showcase of City Life Photography

August 6th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Living in the City: Showcase of City Life Photography

Photographers capture life happening all around them, and no where is that easier to do than on the bustling city streets the world over. City life is depicted in photographs in numerous ways, and carrying varying tones. But regardless of which direction the photographers come at it from, city life photography...