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...

Design

Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

March 5th, 2012
by Tom Ross
19
Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

Nature provides great inspiration for digital art, and water is one of the most visually impressive aspects of nature. Many photo manipulators choose to work with water as it's fluidity, opacity and reaction to light are all great foundations of art. Water also brings with it tremendous energy. The splashes, waterfalls and flows offer a...

Design

Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

March 2nd, 2012
by Cecilia Razak
5
Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

What sets great images apart? What do the most successful photographers do to make their work stand out? Often the difference between a great photo and a great photo that captivates and prompts exploration is a good showcase.

Essentials

Desktop Decoration: Collection of Wonderful Desktop Wallpapers

March 1st, 2012
by Angie Bowen
12
Desktop Decoration: Collection of Wonderful Desktop Wallpapers

With designers being such visual creatures, filling their personal spaces with inspiring imagery is almost an act of an instinctual nature. And our personal computers are not immune to this decorative desire. Given that there are an almost overwhelming number of wallpapers available online, this constant demand for fresh desktop decorations is under...

Design

A Showcase of Great Looking Tumblr Themes

February 29th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
7
A Showcase of Great Looking Tumblr Themes

Tubmlr has gained a lot of fans over the last 5 years, and with good reason. Whereas many blogging platforms are striving to add more and more features to their platform, Tumblr has stayed true to its microblogging roots by keeping things simple. This has resulted in one of the most user friendly...

Design

Free Quality Photoshop Brushes for Your Design Arsenal

February 28th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
5
Free Quality Photoshop Brushes for Your Design Arsenal

With so many free Photoshop brushes being shared around the web, it can always be a bit tricky to sort through the masses to grab those true quality packs that are available. So we have once again, sought to help out our readers by doing some of the work for you. With...

Inspiration

A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

February 27th, 2012
by Tom Ross
10
A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

Nature photography is often more beautiful than photography featuring manmade subjects, as it presents us with the beautiful randomness of the world around us. Some of the most stunning creatures within nature are birds. With around 10,000 species of birds, bird photography presents us with an endless variation of colors, patterns and visuals.

Development

All About jQuery: Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins and Tutorials

February 24th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
11
All About jQuery: Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins and Tutorials

Every designer knows that jQuery is not only a handy tool, but it is also very popular and widely implemented. Thus, they try to master their jQuery skills. If you fit into this category then this post of over 40 fresh and cool jQuery plugins and tutorials is for you....

Inspiration

Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

February 23rd, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
6
Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

As the never ending quest for inspiration pours on, we have taken our search for creative works back into the area of digital art. This time around we have found some wonderful pieces that were drawn by a range of very talented artists. Though this showcase is a collection of digital...

Design

Textured Web: Showcase of Textured & Patterned Website Designs

February 22nd, 2012
by Robert Bowen
17
Textured Web: Showcase of Textured & Patterned Website Designs

When it comes to design resources, textures and patterns are among some of the most popular tools on offer. And while we may never be able to get a single, definitive answer from the community as to why this is, one can surmise that their popularity is probably due to their...