Design

Beautifully Made Process Diagrams

March 21st, 2012
by Nataly Birch
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Beautifully Made Process Diagrams

Process Charting (also known as Process Mapping) is one of the oldest, simplest and most valuable techniques for streamlining work. It is used in nearly every level of production.

Design

Web Worker’s Library: Awesome Printed Web Design and Development Books

March 20th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
14
Web Worker’s Library: Awesome Printed Web Design and Development Books

There's no doubt that eBook devices such as the Kindle and the Nook have changed how people read books forever. At the start of 2011 Amazon reported that for the first time eBook sales exceeded paperbacks. It's doubtful this trend...

Inspiration

Beauty of Urban Decay and Destruction Photography Collection

March 19th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
13
Beauty of Urban Decay and Destruction Photography Collection

One truth for many seekers of inspiration is that beauty can sometimes be found in the wake of ruin. This is why so many photographers partake in urban exploration to fill their portfolios. Because in the destruction wrought from age, nature, and the devastating hands of war, photographers find some of their...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Tattered Parchment

March 16th, 2012
by Jasmina Stanojevic
6
Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Tattered Parchment

Today, in this all new Adobe Illustrator tutorial, we will be learning how to create a very popular illustration; old tattered parchment. There are many beautiful illustrations that seem to be complicated to create, but they are actually not. This is the main purpose of this tutorial, to show you how easily some...

Inspiration

Explosions of Color: Inspired Collection of Bright and Colorful Vector Illustrations

March 15th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
7
Explosions of Color: Inspired Collection of Bright and Colorful Vector Illustrations

With Spring on its way to so many, the landscapes will soon be blossoming with bright, vibrant colors. For those who are not wanting to wait for that seasonal colorful explosion, we have prepared a splash of brighter tones to help. With so many talented vector artists sharing their...

Design

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro from Scratch

March 14th, 2012
by Andrei Marius
6
Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro from Scratch

In the following Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic MacBook Pro from scratch. First, you will learn how to use the grid and the snap to grid for an easier workflow. We’ll start with some simple vector shapes and several warp techniques along with a bunch of...

Inspiration

Beyond the Building Blocks: Collection of Architectural Photography

March 13th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
8
Beyond the Building Blocks: Collection of Architectural Photography

Our lives are passively impacted architecturally on a daily basis. To the point where we are virtually desensitized and often do not even take notice of these magnificent architectural structures. We drift in and out of these buildings, pass by them as we move to our destinations, and yet the buildings seem...

Design

Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

March 12th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
10
Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

Given the popularity of vintage and retro styles among the web design community, we thought we would take an opportunity and shine a spotlight on some of those styles applied to websites. With so many flawless examples of vintage and retro web design floating around the internet it was a bit...

Inspiration

Crossing Over: Showcase of Inspired Bridge Photography

March 9th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
13
Crossing Over: Showcase of Inspired Bridge Photography

Both architecturally and metaphorically speaking, bridges are such amazing structures. Representing an unstoppable desire to move forward and crossover what gaps lay before us, they stand as sturdy testaments to our ability to solve problems. Also demonstrating our resolve to create shortcuts where needed. So they can stand for so much, as they...

Development

jQuery Mobile Tutorial: Creating a Restaurant Picker Web App

March 8th, 2012
by Stephanie Walter
95
jQuery Mobile Tutorial: Creating a Restaurant Picker Web App

With an increase in the number, diversity and complexity of smartphones, more and more companies want to have their own mobile app, but creating a native app can be pretty expensive. It requires special skills, as well as special coding tools, and then there is also the need to build an...

Design

Lasting Impressions: Unusual Business Cards That Will Definitely Be Kept

March 7th, 2012
by Alex Ionescu
18
Lasting Impressions: Unusual Business Cards That Will Definitely Be Kept

As a designer creating a good business card for yourself can be quite task. The need for a visually appealing business card design is greater than in other work fields. There are 2 steps to giving a business card, not only as a designer, but as a business individual in...

Design

Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

March 6th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
19
Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

As we look around the web, we see so many examples of designers who have brilliantly used color in web design projects to make the page or various page elements really pop. Even in some cases when we see designers opting for more minimal designs, using bold splashes...