Themes

The Top 25 WordPress Themes Of 2011

January 6th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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The Top 25 WordPress Themes Of 2011

One could argue that every year the WordPress platform gets better and better, and 2011 was no different with the release of three major updates: WordPress 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3. We have seen the addition of post formats, advanced taxonomy and custom fields queries, an improved import and export system, the introduction of...

Design

40+ Fresh And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

January 5th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
13
40+ Fresh And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Tutorials are one of the best ways to learn and practice new tricks using Illustrator’s various tools. Learning through a step-by-step AI tutorial not only assists you in twisting the tools, but will also let you learn how to combine them in order to generate innovative and compound vector artwork, icons, and more.

Interviews

Piet Zwart: The Rebellious Type

January 4th, 2012
by Speider Schneider
3
Piet Zwart: The Rebellious Type

“Among the few I have indicated, is there no dynamic man of action, the rebel who will help determine the aspect of the collective expression of tomorrow? Ponder this question and know that to make beautiful creations for the sake of their aesthetic value will have no social significance tomorrow, will be non-sensical self-gratification. Every...

Design

Stunning Digital Art Inspired by Video Games

January 3rd, 2012
by Tom Ross
8
Stunning Digital Art Inspired by Video Games

Since their inception, video games have provided great inspiration for offline artists and digital artists alike. Video games generally adhere to a fantasy theme, which is perhaps what makes them so intriguing visually. Often characters are exaggerated human forms, with bulging bodies, enormous power, or great speed and agility. Many games include characters...

Inspiration

Dynamic Look at Life: Collection of HDR Photography

January 2nd, 2012
by Robert Bowen
11
Dynamic Look at Life: Collection of HDR Photography

As we have talked about in the past, photographers capture moments of life and present them to us in much more visually enhanced ways. Allowing a new tint to be laid atop the world as we traditionally know and experience it. Especially when those photographers turn to HDR. By increasing the range...

Apps

20+ Free Android Apps for a More Productive 2012

December 30th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
19
20+ Free Android Apps for a More Productive 2012

As the new year beckons, resolution time is upon the masses once more. For those who are wishing that they can keep themselves more productive in 2012, we have put together a list of apps for all those Android users (who some readers have suggested we have been neglecting) to help...

Inspiration

Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

December 28th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
12
Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

When artists get an idea poised for realization, there are many ways that they take these concepts and bring them to life. These artists, usually working in more abstract arenas, craft these concepts from their imaginations into the physical world by many means. Photography however, is not one of these areas that...

Design

50 Interesting Navigation Menus

December 26th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
16
50 Interesting Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are a very important part of every website design. First and foremost, they help direct visitors to the main areas of your website, regardless of what page they are viewing on your website. They also point search engine robots in the right direction (though some flashy navigation menus aren't that SEO friendly).

Essentials

An Inspired Collection of Free Live Wallpapers for Android

December 23rd, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
9
An Inspired Collection of Free Live Wallpapers for Android

Since we have been compiling wallpapers for our readers, we wanted to turn our decorating eye towards the Android series of devices as we have not had a dedicated wallpaper post for those users. Today we address this with a collection of wonderful live wallpapers specifically targeted at the Android line....

Themes

50 Fantastic Premium Business WordPress Themes From 2011

December 22nd, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
9
50 Fantastic Premium Business WordPress Themes From 2011

Whilst Joomla and Drupal are popular amongst website designers, WordPress is by far the number 1 used CMS in the world. Which is one of the reasons that WordPress themes are seen as such a hot commodity these days in the design world.

Inspiration

Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

December 21st, 2011
by Angie Bowen
8
Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

Photography is such a vast field filled with so many amazing techniques and tricks for taking the world around us and stealing moments from it with often breathtaking results. One easy way for photographers to add emotion and impact to their captures is to strip them of color. B&W photography has such a...

Essentials

Awesome Free Texture Packs from 2011

December 20th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
10
Awesome Free Texture Packs from 2011

As the year draws to a close, we tend to take a look back over the year and take stock. This post is here to not only sort of serve that purpose, but to also stock up on some of the year's top free texture packs from around the web. Knowing how much use...