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
15
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
10
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...

Design

Tips And Tricks: Increase The Realism Of Your Vector Images In Adobe Illustrator

November 7th, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
13
Tips And Tricks: Increase The Realism Of Your Vector Images In Adobe Illustrator

Over the years, Adobe Illustrator has become one of the top applications for creating vector illustrations. There is almost nothing you can’t make in Illustrator. It is a powerful tool for creating vectors for all kind of logos, websites, icons, business cards, print materials, etc. One of...

Inspiration

Photography in Fashion

November 4th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
14
Photography in Fashion

When worlds collide, it is said to be a cataclysmic event. That tends to ring true no matter where this adage gets applied. For instance, when the photography and fashion worlds collide the resulting inspirational discharge can be breathtaking. Two varied visual artforms melding together, their emotive power and intensity combining in a raw presentation that begs...

Business Online

A Day in the Life of Freelance Designers

November 3rd, 2011
by Elizabeth Daniell
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A Day in the Life of Freelance Designers

Ever wonder what freelance designers do all day? Do they sleep in, design in their pajamas and drink tons of coffee? How do they juggle design, social networking, admin duties, lunch, families, the gym and so on? As designers and developers, most of us have often wondered how others spend their...

Inspiration

Artistically Inspired Urban Album Covers

November 2nd, 2011
by Kendra Gaines
9
Artistically Inspired Urban Album Covers

Music is probably the number one inspirational source for a lot of artists and designers. Music can express great emotions that will often move its creative listeners to try and capture and convey and those feelings in their own art. Regardless of your favorite genre, music is sometimes key to the creative process.

IMHO

Reviews Of Blog Designs In The Wild

November 1st, 2011
by Stephen Lovell
9
Reviews Of Blog Designs In The Wild

Like any designer, no website is without its merits and flaws. It is through critical analysis and thoughtful conversation that we grow as individuals. If we do not talk about our work and the work of others, then we will not grow as creatives.