Essentials

Free HTML Newsletter Templates

March 18th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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Free HTML Newsletter Templates

Choosing a well designed newsletter can provide any marketing campaign a great deal of success. Here are excellent examples of some of the best free HTML newsletter templates that you can use without spending a fortune. No matter how you'd like to update your customers about a particular product or simply want to share some information...

Inspiration

Less is More: Creative and Inspiring Minimalist Print Ads

March 17th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Less is More: Creative and Inspiring Minimalist Print Ads

We've all become aware of how important advertisements can be to help put any company's message across. Many ads contain a lot of content as well as colour even though this is not a must. In fact, a simple ad can also do wonders — given that it carries a particular...

Essentials

Stylish Music Wallpapers for Your Taste

March 16th, 2011
by Obaid ur Rehman
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Stylish Music Wallpapers for Your Taste

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Most of us have different tastes in music. That's why it's not easy designing a music wallpaper for everyone's taste. We've gathered a nice collection for you today with over 40 music-related wallpapers for all you music lovers out there. Take a look and feel free to share your opinions with us....

Design

Illustrator Must-Know Text Effects

March 15th, 2011
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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Illustrator Must-Know Text Effects

Most designers use Photoshop to manipulate text as well as graphics but you will be amazed at what you can accomplish with the help of Illustrator. Nevertheless, combining the two will undoubtedly help you produce even more wonderful and creative effects for your designs. Typography is surely one of the aspects that should be well considered...

Inspiration

Inspiring Typography Artwork

March 14th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Inspiring Typography Artwork

There are so many various styles of typography these days that allow us to communicate our ideas effectively within any type of design we are creating. In order to achieve a unique design that truly conveys our message, we need to ensure that the choice of typography being used will indeed express the desired thoughts and ideas....

Design

Anyone Up for a Cup of Coffee?

March 11th, 2011
by Jasmina Stanojevic
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Anyone Up for a Cup of Coffee?

Following along this tutorial you’ll be learning how to use the Pathfinder Panel in Illustrator CS5 with its very useful features. Combining various forms with the Pathfinder tools, we can create nice shapes. Applying the gradients and colors to those shapes, we can achieve great results by creating a nice depth and perspective. Highlights and shadows are very helpful as well and make the...

Design

Dreamy Fantasy Art Photoshop Tutorials

March 10th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Dreamy Fantasy Art Photoshop Tutorials

Creating fantasy artwork requires a lot of imagination as well as expertise in softwares which are used to create such marvelous pictures. Almost anything is possible; whether it’s a supernatural fairy, an old fantasy space city or an armored dragon jewelry box. All of these tutorials are useful and will definitely give you the chance to...

Essentials

Fresh Icon Sets To Improve Your Designs

March 9th, 2011
by Nousheen Aquil
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Fresh Icon Sets To Improve Your Designs

A predefined icon set collection is like a resource reservoir for graphic designers which can be used to improve the appearance of the designs they’re working on. Nevertheless, these icons should be seen as an inspiration and we encourage you all to try creating your own icons for designing portfolios, blogs, corporate designs, magazines and Web applications.

Business Online

How to Say ‘No’ to Other Designers and Developers

March 8th, 2011
by Robert Bowen
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How to Say ‘No’ to Other Designers and Developers

We recently did a post on how to tell your clients “No” which broke down the multiple considerations that need to be weighed when you are approaching this ground under these varied circumstances. Along with this handy online flowchart, Should I Work For Free? has you pretty well covered on that end. Now we bring you the other side of that coin: how to...

Inspiration

Footer Designs For Your Inspiration

March 7th, 2011
by Aquil Akhter
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Footer Designs For Your Inspiration

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The days when Web elements were thought to be unimportant and were mostly neglected, are over. Web designers have discovered how important a website's footer can be to successfully catch any visitor's attention when only given a bit more thought.

Business Online

Creative and Effective Ad Designs

March 4th, 2011
by Obaid ur Rehman
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Creative and Effective Ad Designs

Advertisements are one of the best ways to promote goods and services of any organization. With an effective and successful advertising campaign, organizations not only leave a strong impact on their customers but also communicate the company’s philosophy in an effective manner.

Infographics

Communicating Through Infographics

March 3rd, 2011
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Communicating Through Infographics

With so many diverse infographics out there there’s always something aptly for everyone. A big shout out to all the artists, illustrators, designers, researchers and writers who made these educational wonderful infographics possible. Today we present to you a nice roundup of infographics — there should be one for all the different interests. Enjoy!