Inspiration

50 Mind Blowing Photo Manipulations

June 10th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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50 Mind Blowing Photo Manipulations

Creating something out of the ordinary by combining two or more elements is not a new concept in the graphic design field. Photo manipulation is a true example of such collaboration that almost always brings astonishing results. Photo manipulation basically is a technique combining graphic design and photography.

Inspiration

Japanese Ball-Jointed Doll Still Life Photography

June 9th, 2011
by Angie Bowen
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Japanese Ball-Jointed Doll Still Life Photography

With all of the inspiring still life photography that can be found on the web, you can find some truly amazing niches within this artform. Some that combine not only the art and skill of the photographer, but also include some stunning designs or artistry from other genres and fields to really complete the...

Business Online

40 Free Online Tools and Software to Improve Your Workflow

June 8th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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40 Free Online Tools and Software to Improve Your Workflow

Charts and graphs are the most effective ways to show the relationship between two different and interlinked entities. On a web page, a comprehensively designed flowchart, diagram or graph can be worth a thousand words. Creating such charts that inform your visitors about all the necessary details is a daunting...

Inspiration

Sunsets and Color Palettes Inspiration

June 7th, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Sunsets and Color Palettes Inspiration

Photographers often turn to sunsets to capture some spectacular and vibrant color palettes painted across Mother Nature's canvas. The sky turns so many different shades as the sun sinks behind the horizon, that you find many saying that sunset is a time of inspiration. As designers, we can turn to these amazing photos not only...

Design

20 Free Top Shelf UI Kits for Web Designers

June 6th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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20 Free Top Shelf UI Kits for Web Designers

When it comes to web design, the UI elements that are included can, at times, make or effectively break (in more ways than one) the overall piece. Compromising the aesthetics and even the functionality of the design rendering it virtually useless. So we have to choose the UI elements carefully.

Design

80+ Time Saving and Free Photoshop Action Sets To Enhance your Photos

June 3rd, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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80+ Time Saving and Free Photoshop Action Sets To Enhance your Photos

Photoshop is a wonderful tool that not only lets you create amazing graphics but also automate your work and improve your workflow. With Photoshop Actions, you can perform your repetitive tasks with a simple click that not only saves you time but helps improving your efficiency.

IMHO

Community Roundtable: Who Makes Up Your Web Design Dream Team?

June 2nd, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Community Roundtable: Who Makes Up Your Web Design Dream Team?

Many of us in the web design and development fields have worked, are currently working, or will work as part of a team on a project. This can provide invaluable insight for how we ourselves would build a team of our own, were we the ones calling those shots. Make...

Design

CSS3 and HTML5 Toolbox Starter

June 1st, 2011
by Vitaly Friedman
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CSS3 and HTML5 Toolbox Starter

As designers and developers we tend to always be on the look out for awesome resources to add to our virtual toolboxes. With the web design landscape moving in the direction of CSS3 and HTML5 we thought that we would help our readers find a few choice tools to start building up their toolboxes.

IMHO

Developing the Strategy for Your Content: A Roundtable Wrap-up!

May 31st, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Developing the Strategy for Your Content: A Roundtable Wrap-up!

Earlier in the month we posed a question to our readers. We got some great responses to the query, and as the month wraps up, so does this discussion about the importance of content strategy. Here we have taken the replies that we got to the post and the discussion...

Design

Inspiration Shift: Tilt-Shift Photos and Effects

May 30th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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Inspiration Shift: Tilt-Shift Photos and Effects

With all of the various techniques and lenses that photographers use to create over the years in the development of their craft, we see many spring to the forefront of the industry to take hold. Of these that are popular with the public, several have been adopted by graphic artists who attempt to replicate...

Design

Designing the Airwaves: Podcast’s Part in Design

May 27th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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Designing the Airwaves: Podcast’s Part in Design

One powerful outlet that many designers have been turning to over the recent years, which in turn has allowed for a further evolution of the design community and conversation, is podcasting. This completely accessible, and open format for extending the design dialog is proving a viable solution for many seeking to lend their...

Design

100+ Free High Resolution Photoshop Brush Sets

May 26th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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100+ Free High Resolution Photoshop Brush Sets

Designers all over the world are on a constant search to find useful Photoshop brushes. This is because they know having a good collection of Photoshop brushes can save them in their time of need. Although there are countless brush sets are available for Adobe Photoshop that make finding Brush sets an easier...