Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine

February 14th, 2012
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine

Valentine's Day, the most romantic holiday of the year is upon us. So why not take the opportunity to learn how to create a romantic gift box in AI. In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial we will be learning how to create a heart shaped gift box by using a few basic tools such as...

Design

Get Your Kits: Fresh Web and Mobile UI Kits, Wireframe Kits and PSD’s

February 13th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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Get Your Kits: Fresh Web and Mobile UI Kits, Wireframe Kits and PSD’s

Today, we have a useful compilation for our readers of fresh web UI kits, mobile UI kits and wireframe kits complete with PSD files that will certainly come in handy when you are designing projects. Some basic user interface elements are always welcome toolbox additions by designers....

Design

Top Valentine’s Day Graphic Design Tutorials

February 10th, 2012
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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Top Valentine’s Day Graphic Design Tutorials

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and designers are eager to try out their creative skills. With the holiday comes a time of bright colors, attractive graphics and shimmering effects which can make for some romantic manipulations. We have collected some very useful tutorials, which will help you use Photoshop patterns, brushes and much...

Essentials

Love in the Background: Valentine’s Day Wallpapers

February 9th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Love in the Background: Valentine’s Day Wallpapers

With the season of love and romance nearly upon us, we thought that we should roll out the desktop decorations for our readers to get them in the 'mood', so to speak, for Valentine's Day. So we have collected a lovely collection of wallpapers designed in the theme of the holiday. Some of...

Design

A Look at Inspiring Website Designs of Musicians

February 8th, 2012
by Tom Ross
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A Look at Inspiring Website Designs of Musicians

As with designer's, musician's websites are often some of the most creative, and for good reason. The website designs of musicians should ideally epitomize their sound in a visual medium. It should capture their brand in an online presence.

Inspiration

Time for Mail: Services That Improve Gmail Productivity

February 7th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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Time for Mail: Services That Improve Gmail Productivity

Gmail exploded onto the internet in 1994 offering users a whopping 1GB of storage. This was unheard of at the time with the largest email service Hotmail only offering a few megabytes of storage. Currently Gmail offers 7GB of free storage with competitors such as Hotmail offering 5GB of storage and Yahoo...

Inspiration

Gaining Perspective: A Showcase of 3D Digital Renders

February 6th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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Gaining Perspective: A Showcase of 3D Digital Renders

With the design communities ever pressing pursuit of inspiration and the growing popularity of three dimensional digital renderings, we thought this was the perfect opportunity for these two paths to cross for Noupe's readers. So we went out across the internet in search of some truly inspired pieces of art that have...

IMHO

Incredible Hand-Drawn Works (With a Digital Twist)

February 3rd, 2012
by Tom Ross
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Incredible Hand-Drawn Works (With a Digital Twist)

Within the creative community there seems to be an ongoing divide between the realms of digital art, and traditional (non-digital) art. Often traditional art is viewed as somewhat archaic, conjuring images of the Mona Lisa or a Monet landscape. Whilst these masterpieces, and much of traditional art is of course pivotal to our...

Inspiration

Fashion Forward: Showcase of Fashion and Editorial Photography

February 2nd, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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Fashion Forward: Showcase of Fashion and Editorial Photography

As we have undoubtedly heard our entire lives, a picture speaks a thousand words. And while that may be true of most, there are those who seek to tell a bit of a story with their works. Editorial photography, and perhaps some would say to a lesser degree fashion photography, is an...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Disco Ball

February 1st, 2012
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Disco Ball

Creating an illustration of a sparkling disco ball might seem very complicated, and with good reason. In this new Adobe Illustrator tutorial we will try make it simple. We will be creating a really nice, shiny disco ball using only AI and our good taste in color selection. Overall, the coloring will be...

Business Online

Help Wanted: Websites For Finding Design And Programming Jobs

January 31st, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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Help Wanted: Websites For Finding Design And Programming Jobs

There are a lot of advantages to freelancing. You will have more flexibility over the hours you work, you won't have to commute to work any more and best of all, you are your own boss. It can be hard work landing a job. Not to mention making sure a project...

Inspiration

Send in the Toons: Collection of Creative Cartoons

January 30th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Send in the Toons: Collection of Creative Cartoons

For most of us whether it was the Saturday morning programming, the Sunday morning comic strips, more, or all of the above cartoons have been a major part of our adolescent and adult lives. For whatever reason, we seem to be drawn to the often exaggerated drawings of cartoonist's pens. Be they...