Design

Creative Uses of Illustration in Web Design

January 26th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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Creative Uses of Illustration in Web Design

Using illustration in web design has become quite trendy these days. People love to see beautifully designed illustration based websites because they stand out from the rest. Not only because of the beautiful illustrative art work and carefully crafted web designs but also because of the perfect balance struck between these two important...

Inspiration

Flashes in the Dark: Low light Photography

January 25th, 2012
by Noupe Editorial Team
11
Flashes in the Dark: Low light Photography

Photographers put a lot of focus and emphasis on the lighting for their pictures. After all, lighting is a powerful instrument in setting the overall tone and feel of the piece. Even when there is very little light to work with. In fact, it is in these situations that the lighting can create...

IMHO

The New Redesign Rules of the Web

January 24th, 2012
by Robert Bowen
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The New Redesign Rules of the Web

With the ever-changing landscape that is the internet, web designers and developers are constantly tasked with redesigning some part of the web. Whether it be for our own sites or for those of a client, redesigning is a big part of working in the field right now. For whatever reasons, be it the...

Design

USB Drives That Make You Jump Drive For Joy!

January 23rd, 2012
by Speider Schneider
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USB Drives That Make You Jump Drive For Joy!

In the Stone Age of computers and digital storage, there were little “floppy disks” that promised holding an entire megabyte of space… although it was really only 978 kilobytes. AOL would send these little plastic disks to every household each and every month, hoping computer users would sign up for that...

Design

50 Inspiring Logo Designs

January 20th, 2012
by Kevin Muldoon
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50 Inspiring Logo Designs

A logo is an essential part of branding your website and marketing it offline and online. Some logo designs feature simple, beautiful typography whilst others more are fun and colourful. However, all logos should be memorable and able to integrate with your website design effortlessly.

Inspiration

Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

January 19th, 2012
by Angie Bowen
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Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

For many designers, and artists alike, using the numerous tools that are available to them in whichever graphics program is their app of choice is the only way they can get their work to shine. But then there are those who operate in the complete opposite manner, shying away from the tools and...

Design

Printed Web: Print Design Inspired Websites

January 18th, 2012
by Nathan Francis
8
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
9
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
5
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
37
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...