Design

Printed Web: Print Design Inspired Websites

January 18th, 2012
by Nathan Francis
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Printed Web: Print Design Inspired Websites

It seems things are changing for website design. The minimalist style adopted by many websites is slowly being evolved into something a little more engaging. One of the main sources of inspiration for this change in the way website content is displayed has been print design, particularly newspapers and magazines. Here are some fine...

IMHO

Immortal Technique: A Quick Look at Minimalism

January 17th, 2012
by Kendra Gaines
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Immortal Technique: A Quick Look at Minimalism

There's a little bit of murmuring going on that the design technique, most affectionally referred to as minimalism, is dying and/or dead. I couldn't disagree more. I believe that minimalism is not dead, mainly because people don't quite realize what it is.

Inspiration

Brave New Worlds: Showcase of Fantasy Digital Paintings

January 16th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Brave New Worlds: Showcase of Fantasy Digital Paintings

When it comes to digital paintings there are many artists whose virtual brushes capture life as we know it in some form or fashion. Giving us glimpses at our world through their imaginations. Though some go beyond this world, and they dip their brushes in the wells of the fantastic. Giving us...

Essentials

40 CSS Reference Websites and Resources

January 13th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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40 CSS Reference Websites and Resources

If you want to design websites or modify your existing website design, then you need to have at least a basic knowledge of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Thankfully, CSS is a very easy language to get to a grip on, however you may find it takes a little more time to master it.

Essentials

Exclusive Vector Freebie: New Social Media Icon Set

January 12th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Exclusive Vector Freebie: New Social Media Icon Set

As we are always looking for ways to show our appreciation to our readers, and provide you all with exciting and useful web design and development related resources we have a special treat that hits both of those marks. Today we have a brand new exclusive freebie for Noupe and all fans...

Design

50+ New and Free Photoshop Brush Packs

January 11th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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50+ New and Free Photoshop Brush Packs

Nearly every designer loves freshly-made, free Photoshop brushes that can be used in your designs as it is one of the most widely used graphics programs on the market. It is what some would call an incontrovertible truth. This is the reason why designers are constantly browsing the web in search of all...

Design

Putting Designs on Your Back: A Showcase of T-Shirt Designs

January 10th, 2012
by Kendra Gaines
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Putting Designs on Your Back: A Showcase of T-Shirt Designs

We all have that one t-shirt that we love; we love the fit, we love the color and we absolutely adore the design. For some, the t-shirt design can be a form of expression or it can simply be a fashion statement. Then there are a few folks who wear...

Design

Imagination Rendered: 3D Interior Design Model Inspiration

January 9th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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Imagination Rendered: 3D Interior Design Model Inspiration

We look in all kinds of places for inspiration, and today we are taking things inside. Interior design has hit so many new heights with the growth of 3D modeling generators, like 3Ds Max and others. With these highly advanced tools, concepts can come to life off of the page before they are...

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
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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
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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
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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...