Inspiration

Showcase of Italian Web Design Pt.1

August 15th, 2011
by Fabio Paita
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Showcase of Italian Web Design Pt.1

It all started in the middle 90s. The Internet in Italy was slowly coming out from its early age when it was somehow still synonymous with cyber-culture. World Wide Web was becoming larger known and young dudes with 14k remote modem connections were spending their nights updating rudimentary personal pages on Geocities all along...

Inspiration

Showcase of Gorgeous Black and White Websites

August 12th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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Showcase of Gorgeous Black and White Websites

These days, black and white website designs are becoming a trend because of their simplicity and attractiveness. Black and white website layouts are especially elegant, efficient and effective for creating expansive typographic layouts that create a huge impact when partnered with the freshness and mystery these two simple colors bring to the design.

Design

Websites Shouldn’t Look The Same Across Different Browsers…Here Is Why

August 11th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Websites Shouldn’t Look The Same Across Different Browsers…Here Is Why

Not long ago, on our sister site Smashing, we had a post discussing the communities adoption of HTML5 and CSS3 before they have become standards, and during that dialog we stumbled across another point that needed a bit more diving into. It was proposed that client's expectations are somewhat unrealistic...

Inspiration

Phoning It In: Beautiful iPhone Photography

August 10th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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Phoning It In: Beautiful iPhone Photography

Most designers and developers jumped on to the mobile bandwagon as soon as the market broke. So many new avenues were made available, and the field gained a new route of accessibility. Another area that the new smartphone pandemic has impacted is photography.

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Extending the Functionality of WordPress Pt.2

August 9th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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Extending the Functionality of WordPress Pt.2

Previously, on Noupe. We brought you a handful of ways to expand on the functionality of any WordPress based site using some inspired plugins and/or themes to elevate this CMS beyond its humble beginnings as a blogging platform. With ways to turn WP into a Discussion Forum, an Online Shop, and a Helpdesk. Today,...

Inspiration

Showcase of Web Design In Argentina Pt.2

August 8th, 2011
by Marilina Maraviglia
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Showcase of Web Design In Argentina Pt.2

Last week we brought you the first installment of an inspiring look at the state of the web design industry in the country of Argentina. This week we cap off the look with more insightful interviews, site showcases, recommendations and more. Let's dive right in.

Inspiration

Getting It Wrong: Edward Fella

August 5th, 2011
by Speider Schneider
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Getting It Wrong: Edward Fella

"I am interested in graphic design as art," Ed Fella says. "This is a kind of art practice that uses forms that come out of graphic design, decorative illustration, and lettering, all mixed together-forms that come out of Twentieth Century art, out of Miró and Picasso -- all of it has a genealogy and a...

Tutorials

Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

August 4th, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

In this very interesting tutorial we will have the opportunity to create something unusual. We will create a Corn Cob by using Adobe Illustrator. We will use some great tools such as Blend Tool, Envelope Distort and of course the Pen Tool.

Inspiration

Stunningly Creative and Unforgettable Print Ads

August 3rd, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Stunningly Creative and Unforgettable Print Ads

Advertising is done in order to catch the attention of a target audience and deliver a specific message in a clear and concise manner. An effective ad is one that catches the attention of the onlooker with its added wow factor. Here we have put together a creative collection of tremendous advertisements for your...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Extending the Functionality of WordPress (Part 1)

August 2nd, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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Extending the Functionality of WordPress (Part 1)

For a platform that started its life as solely a platform for blogging, WordPress has come a long way over the last few years. It’s certainly earned the right to be known as the most popular Content Management System (CMS) on the net with speculation that between the self hosted script and its...

Inspiration

Showcase of Web Design In Argentina Pt.1

August 1st, 2011
by Marilina Maraviglia
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Showcase of Web Design In Argentina Pt.1

Argentina is a melting pot of races and cultures, and its people have developed a complex identity. Tango, political passion and soccer are just some of the features of this South American country’s make-up.

Photography

Skyline Photography At Its Best

July 29th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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Skyline Photography At Its Best

Screenshot Architecture tends to be an abundant source of inspiration, with so many classic and modern styles blending throughout cities all over the world. One such iconic source that many turn their photographic eye to, is city skylines. The looming structures carving out a recognizable silhouette as they climb high against the colors of the day or night...