Essentials

A Festive Collection of Christmas Themed Wallpapers

December 15th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Festive Collection of Christmas Themed Wallpapers

"Tis the season!" as the saying goes. And given that giving is the theme of the season, we figured that we should gather up some Christmas themed wallpapers to pass along to our readers. With so many wonderful and whimsical desktop decorations out there on the web, we wanted to be sure that...

Essentials

50 Useful and Free Seamless Pattern Sets

December 14th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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50 Useful and Free Seamless Pattern Sets

Employing seamless patterns are an extraordinary way to give your design some additional depth and personality. Either by delicately highlighting important areas or for producing a background that will elevate your layout design to top notch status.

Design

40 Fantastic Movie Related Websites

December 13th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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40 Fantastic Movie Related Websites

The internet is a popular place for movie fans. It's a place where you can read the latest reviews, watch trailers of upcoming films and argue plotlines with other film buffs. Big movie studios are vastly aware of how important the internet is to marketing their new films, and as a result they spend a...

Photography

Winter Wonderland of Photography: A Collection of Snowy Photographs

December 12th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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Winter Wonderland of Photography: A Collection of Snowy Photographs

As winter's grip tightens on numerous areas around the world, the shortened days can be filled with so much beauty and emotion with the generous application of snow. This pure and frigid precipitation can take even the most plain of landscapes and cover it in a layer of personality that it...

Inspiration

A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

December 9th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

Every year as winter's grip takes hold and pours its icy precipitation down upon us, many of us will marvel in the beauty it creates upon the landscape. However, many talented artists look at the snow and ice and see it a bit differently. They see the beauty that can be carved and...

Design

25 Delicious Food and Drink Related Websites

December 8th, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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25 Delicious Food and Drink Related Websites

The internet is a fantastic resource for anyone who has a passion for food. There are thousands of recipe websites available for those who want to try something new, and photo blogs where users simply share a picture of what they are eating. Ordering food through the internet has become very popular too...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Realistic Curtain

December 7th, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Realistic Curtain

Adobe Illustrator has an amazing feature that allows us create many realistic illustrations. Today we will have the opportunity to practice with the Mesh Tool once again. We will use it to create an interesting damask curtain. The Mesh Tool will help us to create the illusion of the silk look of the curtain...

Photography

Jaw Dropping Light Paintings From the Masters

December 6th, 2011
by Tom Ross
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Jaw Dropping Light Paintings From the Masters

Light painting has always wowed audiences, right from it's inception in the 1930s. Light painting is a photographic technique, whereby exposures are usually taken at night or in a darkened environment, using a moving light source or by moving the camera.

Interviews

Designer Spotlight: Interview With Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka

December 5th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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Designer Spotlight: Interview With Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka

As we turn our designer spotlight on once again, this time we have it fixed on Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka of Glitschka Studios. With years of design experience under his belt, and an artistic background to boot, Von has made a lasting impression on the field where he has made his...

Essentials

Awesome Dual Screen Wallpapers to Decorate Your Desktop

December 2nd, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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Awesome Dual Screen Wallpapers to Decorate Your Desktop

Knowing how much of a hot commodity wallpapers are to the design and development community, and to anyone in general who tends to spend a large amount of time basking in the glow of a computer screen, we decided to collect more screen art for our readers. Given the number of users...

Essentials

40 Beautiful Free HTML5 & CSS3 Templates

December 1st, 2011
by Kevin Muldoon
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40 Beautiful Free HTML5 & CSS3 Templates

There have been some great free templates released over the last year so we thought it would be appropriate to share some of these great new designs with you all. In web development, it's important to move with the times and embrace the latest changes. As such, all of the templates listed in...

Inspiration

The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

November 30th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

As we have done in the past, we have turned our inspirational eye towards a galaxy far, far away to help our readers recover some of their creative juices. Rather than bowing to the dark side, as we did in the last Star Wars related artwork post, this time we are shining our...