Boilerplates & Other Tools

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

July 11th, 2012
by Louis Lazaris
14
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
8
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
1
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
3
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
3
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
25
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
7
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
0
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...

Design

A Collection of Incredibly Simple and Sleek Logo Designs

June 29th, 2012
by Tom Ross
19
A Collection of Incredibly Simple and Sleek Logo Designs

Logo design is a broad medium, full of diverse styles, genres and talents. With advancements in software many logo designs have become increasingly complex, utilizing wide color spectrums, complex gradients and intricate illustrations.

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Printer Illustration

June 28th, 2012
by Andrei Marius
2
Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Printer Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed printer illustration. We'll start with two simple rectangles and some basic vector shape building techniques. Once we have our starting shapes we'll continue with some Pathfinder options, a bunch of complex linear gradients and some simple effects. For the...

Inspiration

Life Beyond WordPress: Showcase of Blogging CMSs

June 27th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
38
Life Beyond WordPress: Showcase of Blogging CMSs

When it comes to content management systems and/or blogging platforms, we know that WordPress leads the race by a mile. Hardly any other CMS comes close to WordPress in terms of popularity and ease of usage. Yet, it is always useful to know your way around an extra CMS or two. Therefore,...

Inspiration

Architectural Artistry: Showcase of Architectural Photography

June 26th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
5
Architectural Artistry: Showcase of Architectural Photography

With so many architectural marvels all around us, photographers often turn their lenses towards these structural models, and the results are often as wondrous as the architectural artistry they are capturing. So much tone and mood can be given to these lifeless constructs through the photographers' skillful compositions or knowledgeable enhancements. Which is what...