Inspiration

Colors of Summer: Summertime Photography and Color Palettes

June 19th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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Colors of Summer: Summertime Photography and Color Palettes

With summer on the way, and with designers always looking for great color palettes to work from, we have decided to turn our inspirational spotlight towards the colors of summer. As we have done in the past, we went in search of some photos that have perfectly captured this season, and derived...

Design

Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

June 18th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop brushes are a hot commodity among the design community, so every now and then we like to look in on what new sets have been released to the masses. And in this post we have collected dozens of new, free Photoshop brushes to spice up your design arsenal, and help give...

Essentials

Exclusive Vector Freebie: Ecology Icon Set

June 15th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Exclusive Vector Freebie: Ecology Icon Set

Without any doubt colorful and high quality vector icons are one of the most desirable resources in field of design. Even though the World Ecology Day is far ahead of us awareness still needs to be raised around the world. Today’s freebie collection contains 20 vector icons designed in this theme. This exclusive ecology...

Design

Art on Board: Skateboarding and the Artistic Sub-Culture

June 14th, 2012
by Kendra Gaines
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Art on Board: Skateboarding and the Artistic Sub-Culture

When you think of sports, probably the last thing you think about is art or the freedom of expression. You probably think about the high energy. The excitement. The competition. The sweat. The blood. The tears. All of these tend to be associated with sports, from the most physical ones like football,...

Design

Industrial Makeover: Fully Illustrated Package Designs

June 13th, 2012
by Nataly Birch
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Industrial Makeover: Fully Illustrated Package Designs

Packaging is considered to be one of the main influences in the marketer’s world, instantly forming the first impression. It also helps determine the initial success of the product, since customers are accustomed to making instant decisions. Thus, the more memorable the package designs are, the better the chances that the merchandise will end up...

Design

Towards a 3D World: Amazing Collection of Autodesk 3DS Max Tutorials

June 12th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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Towards a 3D World: Amazing Collection of Autodesk 3DS Max Tutorials

For today’s collection, we have chosen 3D Studio Max tutorials that will unlock the techniques you need so you can master your 3D Studio Max skills. With the help of the 3D visualization rendering, you can create the perfect feel and look you are wanting for your images. And...

Inspiration

The Art of Nature: Showcase of Floral Photography

June 11th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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The Art of Nature: Showcase of Floral Photography

Floral photography is a popular area of this artform, not only because of the vibrant and beautiful colors that you can often find there, but also because of the inspiring nature of, well nature. This creative capturing of life brings so many themes to mind, from the delicate nature of life itself...

Inspiration

Dream Catchers: Showcase of Ethereal Photography

June 8th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Dream Catchers: Showcase of Ethereal Photography

Photographers are powerful artists, whose manipulations of the images they capture, if not just the images themselves, can be so breathtaking and dream-like, that they almost exist in another world. Images that feel like amazing moments stolen from someone's slumber, rather than were taken in the same reality that we all inhabit. This kind...

Business Online

Showcase of Awesome e-Commerce Platforms for Your Website

June 7th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Showcase of Awesome e-Commerce Platforms for Your Website

With the advent of online shopping and marketing, e-commerce websites have become the norm for businesses, both big and small. The number of online shopping stores as well as vendors and firms selling their products or services on the internet is increasing everyday, and this has added to the importance of capable...

Design

Tales From the Darkside: Dark and Surreal Photo Manipulations

June 6th, 2012
by Tom Ross
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Tales From the Darkside: Dark and Surreal Photo Manipulations

Darker, surreal themes can often lead to some really interesting photo manipulations, as stylistically artist's can stray into genres such as gothic, horror, the macabre and violence. Not the most pleasant themes for sure, but they can result in some very emotive, engaging pieces of art.

Inspiration

With Can in Hand: Collection of Free-Hand Graffiti Art

June 5th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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With Can in Hand: Collection of Free-Hand Graffiti Art

Graffiti art can be found all around us on the streets, on canvases, and walls the world over. At one time, this often breathtaking means of artistic expression was written off as vandalism and never seen as true art. Luckily for so many, the stigma surrounding free-hand graffiti art has begun...

Design

Splashes of Color: Effective Uses of Minimal Coloring in Web Design

June 4th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Splashes of Color: Effective Uses of Minimal Coloring in Web Design

Color is one of the most powerful elements that designers have for setting the mood and tone of a project. Even the imagery used can be given different connotations by the colors laid over the top of it. Designers do love playing with this element to ensure the most...