Inspiration

A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

November 23rd, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

As our technology evolves, so do the industries and professionals driven by it. Painters, once only using brushes and canvas have seen so many amazing new strides in digital painting software over the years, have taken to these new applications like a fish to water. And so many brilliant and inspiring digital paintings...

Interviews

Designer Spotlight: Interview With Web and Graphic Designer Veerle Pieters

November 22nd, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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Designer Spotlight: Interview With Web and Graphic Designer Veerle Pieters

One of the things that we hear a lot in the design/development field tends towards keeping that passion alive which first drove us to this arena. For when we keep that flame burning, our work will always remain vibrant and successful. This idea is exemplified in our interviewee here,

Design

Create a Business Icon from Scratch an Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

November 21st, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Create a Business Icon from Scratch an Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

Business icons are one of the most poplar vector illustrations. As with all vectors in general, business icons are scalable which makes them perfect for use in web design. The best way to create an icon is to use one of the vector based programs, such as Adobe Illustrator, Corel...

Design

50 Free Photoshop Business Card Templates

November 18th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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50 Free Photoshop Business Card Templates

The business card remains one of the most effective ways of promoting yourself and your brand offline. Business cards are regularly exchanged at conferences, expos, meetings, interviews and more. With so many printing services offering fantastic deals (large quantities of cards at low rates); it is a relatively irrelevant expense for those who truly...

Development

Getting Started With jQuery: A Beginner’s Resource Guide

November 17th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Getting Started With jQuery: A Beginner’s Resource Guide

Javascript is one of a web designer's best friends. Learning how to use this powerful tool to its fullest potential can prove invaluable to our work and our clients. jQuery helps make JS more accessible. jQuery is a free, fast, and concise JavaScript library that allows you to efficiently write cross-browser...

IMHO

The Prioritization of Design

November 16th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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The Prioritization of Design

When we design we have a hierarchy that we are responsible to, which is what drives us to deliver a great design. In this way, there are three groups that we effectively owe the design to. And while most of the community would agree on the three areas that we are beholden to, many of us...

Photography

A Showcase of Industrial Photography

November 15th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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A Showcase of Industrial Photography

Through the photographer's lens, so much beauty can be extracted from the world around us. Even from the most unusual and unexpected places, these artists find captures overflowing with inspirational energy. Take for example those who turn their lens towards the industrial. Large metal structures, both new and aged, twisting and climbing their way into...

Inspiration

Fall & Autumn Inspired Illustrations

November 14th, 2011
by Kendra Gaines
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Fall & Autumn Inspired Illustrations

Fall is a very special time for people because it means a chance to enjoy family and enjoy the holidays. It isn't too cold or too hot and we get the joy of knowing a new year is right around the corner. The leaves falling and the cold coming in can sometimes be off-putting but...

Interviews

Peter Max: Peace, Love and Inspiration

November 11th, 2011
by Speider Schneider
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Peter Max: Peace, Love and Inspiration

As young kids, we all had our favorite posters adorning our rooms. From motorcycles to kittens to Justin Bieber photos… for which the coming years will hold guilt and embarrassment. Thanks to my hippie parents, I had Peter Max posters. In fact, I had a Peter Max room! While I loved the Beatles...

Design

Stunning Photo Manipulations Inspired by Nature

November 10th, 2011
by Tom Ross
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Stunning Photo Manipulations Inspired by Nature

Nature is a popular subject amongst the Photoshop community, and subsequently is featured in a lot of photo-manipulation work. Nature is really the perfect subject for photo-manipulations as it's so visually engaging. Think of the four elements, or a beautiful landscape, or a fierce animal. All these things are products of nature, and all...

Inspiration

40+ Great Examples of Facebook Fan Pages

November 9th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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40+ Great Examples of Facebook Fan Pages

Facebook has become an essential part of promoting a website or service online. Small blogs, discussion forums and huge commercial companies such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds are all using Facebook to promote their brand and interact with fans and customers.

Essentials

Collection of Classy and Clever iPhone Wallpapers

November 8th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Collection of Classy and Clever iPhone Wallpapers

With so much talk about the iPhone 5 making its way around the web, we figured that it was time that we put together a collection of iPhone wallpapers for our readers. Knowing how fond the design and development community is of decorating their devices, we turned to some of the finest iPhone...