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...

Design

The Open Source Movement

July 28th, 2011
by Luke Reimer
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The Open Source Movement

The open source movement or philosophy is something that I am truly passionate about, and something that can have beneficial effects for all industries related to technology and its use. In this article, I’ll outline information about the philosophy, what it means for the web design industry, how you can benefit as a designer, and how...

Design

Resources for Styling Lists

July 27th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Resources for Styling Lists

In our continuing quest to listen to our readers and give them what they are looking for, we have a post of resources that we were asked to compile. With the amount of content being shared through the web, so much of it is presented in lists, designers are constantly looking for stylish ways to deliver these...

Design

40+ Websites with Unusual Navigation

July 26th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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40+ Websites with Unusual Navigation

Navigation is the most important part of a website without which no website can effectively operate. Achieving unique navigation that effectively fulfills its purpose is nearly akin to climbing Mount Everest. Having a unique navigation with perfect functionality makes the website easy to navigate, thus ensuring a better users experience.

Inspiration

Showcase of Web Design in Iceland

July 25th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
9
Showcase of Web Design in Iceland

An island isolated right by the Arctic circle doesn't seem a likely arena for vivid Web design, but that is indeed the case with Iceland. Iceland is an exemplary Web market because no other country has higher Internet penetration: a whooping 92%! The good news for Web developers: more than 90% of Internet connections...

Design

Outstanding Text Effects Tutorials in Illustrator

July 22nd, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Outstanding Text Effects Tutorials in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool that you can create fluffy, vague, sparkling, gelatinous, glossy, glittery, retro and revolutionary effects with. Creating a particular text effect in Illustrator is not that difficult now; thanks to the availability of huge number of tutorials that guide you through each step.

Business Online

How To Sell Your Designs Without The Sales Pitch

July 21st, 2011
by Louis Camassa
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How To Sell Your Designs Without The Sales Pitch

Let’s face it: sales make the world go round. But as a Web designer, you’re concerned more with fonts, color, hierarchy and images than with the sales process. Some believe that designs sell themselves; while this may be true for a few designers, it is certainly not the case for most.

Business Online

A Roundup of Valuable Twitter Tools

July 20th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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A Roundup of Valuable Twitter Tools

It is hard to argue against the value of Twitter these days, especially for businesses and professionals looking to network and stay ahead of the curve. Like the throngs of designers and developers that have flooded this social media outlet's streams and sapped its API since its inception. And with so many amazing tools...

Inspiration

A Showcase of Beautifully Designed Infographics

July 19th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Showcase of Beautifully Designed Infographics

In the past we have presented our readers with some inspiring and well designed infographics to demonstrate this useful presentational route that many are taking these days for content delivery. By taking statistical data that would normally be dry and otherwise lacking, and designing the information in such a way that it becomes not...