Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #33

1 de septiembre de 2014 // Publicado en Diseño

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Let’s start this week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation – a parallax scrolling website exploring the effects of sleep deprivation on the human body. Take a scroll through the days to see how the effects mount up on a person and how bad it is for human body.

  1. One Note Against Cancer

One Note Against Cancer – sell every note of cancer survivor Kylie Minogue’s song to aid cancer research. The pop star’s fans could only discover her song after all of its 4408 notes were sold.

  1. A Spacecraft for All

A Spacecraft for All – explore the 36-year-long journey of the ISEE-3 spacecraft in this Chrome Experiment. Watch an interactive documentary, read its instrument data, and view a live simulation of its position…

  1. Glazed & Infused

Glazed & Infused – handcrafted & uniquely innovative doughnuts made in Chicago.

  1. Retro Running – Le Coq Sportif

Retro Running – Le Coq Sportif – Discover special Retro Running shoes collection on its super clean website.

  1. Hashtag My Ass

Hashtag My Ass – is an Instagram-powered interactive music video for Etienne de Crécy. This experience gives a sense to your Instagram pics by creating your personalized video!

  1. Pollenize

Pollenize – Informing voters. Pollenize covers popular elections and presents you with everything you need to know about each candidate so that you can make an informed decision on election day.

  1. Google+ Photos

Google+ Photos – your photos have a story to tell. And Google Photos gives you all the tools you need to write it. Scroll through the features to learn how to make the most of your memories.

  1. Tetra Pak UHT Milk

Tetra Pak UHT Milk – all you need to know about UHT technology and Tetra Pak aseptic packaging

  1. I like photo

I like photo’s – new responsive website, centred around the work of their creatives.



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Inspirational Tattoo Artists

29 de agosto de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco

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We just dug into internet and found these 10 great tattoo artists. Most of them are based in central and eastern Europe. This might be pretty good reason to go to that part of world and bring an amazing souvenir – tattoo.

  1. Kamil Czapiga

Kamil Czapiga – based in Katowice, Poland. This young tattoo artist uses pointillist techniques to give dimension to his designs. Works only with black ink. Check out Kamil’s neat tattoos, which are full of geometry and trippy symbols!

  1. Andrey Svetov

Andrey Svetov – based in Kalinigrad, Russia. Andrey works with these styles: dotwork, blackwork, graphis, etching and geometry. Incredibly good sense of depth…

  1. Brezinski Ilya

Brezinski Ilya – outstanding tattoo artist based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He works mostly with dotwork and creates incredibly great designs. We hope he’s got few available appointments. Big up!

  1. Dots To Lines

Dots To Lines – based in Berlin, Germany. Started tattooing in 2012, one year later got award for the best novice tattoo artist of 2013. He loves mixing mandalas with dots and lines.

  1. Sasha Unisex

Sasha Unisex – another great tattoo artist based in Saint Petersburg. This artist works mainly with minimalist technique and mixes watercolor-like with geometry which gives creative tattoos. Loves to use contrast and vibrant colors.

  1. Ien Levin

Ien Levin – based in Kiev, Ukraine. Works only with black ink. Draws and tattoos in lineart, dot work, graphic, etching, sacred geometry.

  1. Ondrash Tattoo

Ondrash Tattoo – based in Znojmo, Czech Republic. Never makes twice the same design, as he said: “catalogues don’t exist for me.” He is a watercolor tattoo artist, who prefer to make his piece directly on skin.

  1. Victor Octaviano

Victor Octaviano – based it Santo André, Brazil. Also works with watercolor tattoo technique. His works are vibrant and extermely interesting.

  1. Gene Coffey

Gene Coffey – based in Brooklyn, NY. Started tattooing in 2007. As a kid was in fond of visual arts… and now, just look at works of this neat tattoo artist!

  1. Aga Yadou

Aga Yadou – based in Poznan, Poland. Aga mixes geometry with sketches and contrast colors, so her designs look vibrant and fresh. Good job!



After seeing so many inspirational tattoo designs, we feel super strong need to have a new one right now! :)
Have an awesome weekend!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #32

11 de agosto de 2014 // Publicado en Diseño

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Let’s start this week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Voices Have Power

Voices Have Power – In situations of dating and domestic abuse, the first thing a person losses is their voice. Voices Have Power seeks to make this issue a national discussion, not a national secret.

  1. Social Good Ipsum

Social Good Ipsum – is our very own spin on the Lorem Ipsum generator, pulling words and phrases from the humanitarian, do-gooder world we are immersed in. Add compassion to your comps.

  1. Fineshmaker Productions

Fineshmaker Productions – a website for a boutique production company

  1. Moveshop

Moveshop – buy online the best Streetwear & Sneakers brands.

  1. Ba Ba Dum

Ba Ba Dum – Ba Ba Dum, a ‘play and learn’ site featuring five games that work in nine languages, is visually stunning, with beautiful graphic design, illustration and typography.

  1. The Mustache Game

The Mustache Game – is an online version of a popular drinking game. The team built a JavaScript bookmarklet to enable users to play the game with video platforms such as Hulu and YouTube.

  1. Brice Darmon

Brice Darmon – discover the amazing work of this French photographer based in Paris and NYC.

  1. Mikado Publicis

Mikado Publicis – website for Luxembourg’s leading advertising agency.

  1. #MADEOFMUSIC

#MADEOFMUSIC – ever wondered what your tweets sound like? Tag them with #madeofmusic to find out! A generative audio tool for Ray-Ban that dynamically turns your tweets into a music video.

  1. Rightmove Then & Now

Rightmove Then & Now – an innovative interactive look at First World War Britain through blending archive photos with Streetview



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Wednesday 10 gold plugins #33

6 de agosto de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. Responsive Line Height

Responsive Line Height – automatically adjust line-height based on element width for optimal readability.

  1. Inline Anchor Styles

Inline Anchor Styles – this plugin provides you with modern styles and effects for links in a text flow

  1. Animating Images With CSS Keyframes

Animating Images With CSS Keyframes follow the steps and add sparks to your projects with nice animations.

  1. CircularCountdown

CircularCountdown – with this plugin you can change timer type to countdown or countup, show or hide days, hours, minutes or seconds + it’s fully responsive

  1. Notification

Notification – a collection of simple ideas & effects for website notifications.

  1. Waves

Waves – click effect inspired by Google’s Material Design.

  1. Fullscreen Image Blur

Fullscreen Image Blur with HTML5 – create awesome transitions between slides.

  1. Creative Loading Effects

Creative Loading Effects – loading animations don’t have to be restricted to a tiny indicator. Here is some inspiration for some creative loading effects.

  1. Sliding Icon Button

Sliding Icon Button – nice button that reminds the idea of iPhone slide to unlock.

  1. JQ.LIVELIKE

jQ.LiveLike – facebook live like counter button.



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #31

4 de agosto de 2014 // Publicado en Diseño

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Let’s start this week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Blue Dolphin

Blue Dolphin – epic catamaran tours on Kauai’s Napali Coast

  1. The Gotham Chronicle

The Gotham Chronicle – brings the gritty world of Gotham to life one news headline at a time. A mix of sensationalized articles and images from the show feature the city’s upstanding citizens…

  1. Cantina Valpolicella Negrar

Cantina Valpolicella Negrar – In 1989 Cantina Valpolicella Negrar started an extensive Quality Project that pinpointed locations par ticularly suited to vineyards. This in-depth study was conducted alongside wine-growers in order to produce high quality grapes.

  1. Fontface Ninja

Fontface Ninja – explore fonts within a website, try and download them! Fontface Ninja is a new free plugin you can install in your browser, very easy and quick to use with nice functionalities.

  1. Colin & Dewi’s Wedding

Colin & Dewi’s Wedding – a site for wedding guests in anticipation of the big day. The RSVP process was automated and included a confimation and thank you note.

  1. Etnies Marana Bloodline

Etnies Marana Bloodline – Celebrating the launch of Etnies’ new skate shoe, Marana Bloodline, this responsive site includes scroll based video and parallax animation.

  1. HYS INC

HYS INC – through the recent spread of smartphones and the creation of various associated services, we all have become closer to this thing we call the Internet.

  1. Fresh Brain Project

Fresh Brain Project – communication and brand planning, including business strategy, interactive advertising in the internet and new medias.

  1. Omnisense

Omnisense – is an interactive experience combining smartphone and desktop. It aims to make you think about the different uses of social data.

  1. ParteDiNo.it

ParteDiNo.it – it’s the institutional communication project of the Casse rurali Trentine conceived to promote through an innovative website the concept of mutual participation.



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Super food: chia seeds

1 de agosto de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco
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Have you ever heard about chia seeds? It’s a kind of “super food” which everyone should eat regularly, our infographic clearly says why:


 

 
 
 

Wednesday 10 gold plugins #32

30 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. DataTables

DataTables – is a plug-in for the jQuery Javascript library. It is a highly flexible tool, based upon the foundations of progressive enhancement, and will add advanced interaction controls to any HTML table.

  1. Chosen

Chosen – is a jQuery plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly.

  1. Spin.js

Spin.js dynamically creates spinning activity indicators that can be used as resolution-independent replacement for AJAX loading GIFs.

  1. SyntaxHighlighter

SyntaxHighlighter – is a fully functional self-contained code syntax highlighter developed in JavaScript.

  1. Slideme

Slideme -a responsive, css3, compatible (works fine even with IE7), customizable, easy to install (and use), multi-instance, fullscreen, cool, powerful slideshow plug-in for jQuery.

  1. jmpress.js

jmpress.js – the jQuery plugin that is based on impress.js will allow us to use some interesting 3D effects for the slides.

  1. Slippry

Slippry – is written with the future in mind, not the past. We wrote it to work on the latest jQuery functions, CSS3 tricks and HTML5 elements. We support death with dignity for technology.

  1. Pikabu

Pikabu – a speedy, flexible framework for off-canvas flyout panels.

  1. Darktooltip

Darktooltip – nice tooltip styles, effects and animations.

  1. jQuery Knob

jQuery Knob – jQuery Knob is a plugin for turning input elements into touchable jQuery dials. It is built using canvas, and is fully customizable



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!


Monday Awards: 10 best websites of the week #30

28 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Diseño

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Let’s start the week with something nice and creative. Check out a collection with the 10 best websites we have found, due to inspire all of you to design and develop even better. In this list of awesome websites you can find latest trends, innovative ideas and also neat details which makes them unique.

  1. Martin Auer

Martin Auer – the handcraft, the passion for bread and the story behind Martin Auer, an Austrian bakery that looks over the rim of the baking tin. They call it handmade happiness.

  1. G-Star

G-Star – explore the new denim arrivals in a fluid 3D space made of art pieces and exclusive products.

  1. Your Local Studio

Your Local Studio – is a design and development agency based in Copenhagen, Denmark. They work with visual concepts in any form to create experiences that improve surroundings.

  1. Wallmob

Wallmob – is a link between the past and the future of retail. They use cutting edge tablet POS technologies to make your point of sale mobile with full integration of backend systems.

  1. Christchurch Harbour Hotel

Christchurch Harbour Hotel – a responsive hotel website distilled into a natural, simple UX with huge attention to the user journey.

  1. LinkSture

LinkSture – digital Media Agency: Magento & WordPress, Web design, PHP, .NET, iOS, Android

  1. Jeet

Jeet – allows you to express your page grid the same way a human would describe it.

  1. Unbox your own

Unbox your own – you’re invited to unbox your own S5 by scrolling through an interactive animation in high definition. The site lets you explore the phone in detail, its features and the benefits.

  1. The Blaster

The Blaster – Cuker designed a sleek, responsive microsite to showcase Nixon’s new wireless speaker. The site showcases lifestyle videos and imagery of The Blaster, tech specs, product features, and more,…

  1. Zulu

Zulu – UI Researcher, UI Designer & Creative Coder



We hope you got inspired by these creative websites. Stay tuned for our next posts.
Have a nice and productive week!


Let’s get productive and learn programming!

25 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en PulpoFresco

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Working all days in front of computer, then spending rest of free time on staring at screens of our little friends – mobile devices… This is who we became. Computer addicts, thirsty of notifications, emails, new apps… I’m not going to convince you to quit it, or at least to go outside to hang out with friends, real friends. Nope. You already made a choice to live in a virtual world… So let’s boost it up! Since you spend so much time here, downloading apps, checking out their features or playing games, why don’t you make your own? Just think, you can design it in any way you want, with any possible features you want. Stop wasting time on pointless checking out facebook or twitter. Do something good for yourself, get productive and… let’s learn some code!

Ok, why not, but where to start? Luckily, there are some neat websites, apps and even games helping people like you to learn programming. Here you go, a list with the best websites with tutorials and tips. Choose the best for you and just use it ;)


If you have children, why not learn together? There are some very good apps and websites providing basics of programming, perfect for kids:

What are you up to? Are you still gonna spend your free time on checking news feeds, or will you make a small change – step by step, lesson by lesson. Time is passing by anyway, you are the one, who decide if it is wasted or productive.


Wednesday 10 gold plugins #31

22 de julio de 2014 // Publicado en Plugins

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Another dose of creative and useful plugins. Catch them! :)

  1. Pattern Lock

Pattern Lock – is a light weight plugin to simulate android like pattern lock mechanism for you hybrid app or for a website. It’s easy to configure and style so you can have different type of pattern lock according to your need. Is also provide some methods to use this plugin securely.

  1. flyLabel.js

FlyLabel.js – flexible floating form labels to make your boring placeholders super fly. Based on the FloatLabel pattern by Matt Smith. With flyLabel.js, it’s easy to trigger custom behaviors on form labels.

  1. Select or die

Select or die – here we go again, yet another jQuery plugin to style

  1. MagicSuggest

MagicSuggest – multiple selection combobox built for bootstrap themes.

  1. Hopscotch

Hopscotch – is a framework to make it easy for developers to add product tours to their pages. Hopscotch accepts a tour JSON object as input and provides an API for the developer to control rendering the tour display and managing the tour progress.

  1. Notify Better

Notify Better – the ultimate plugin for notification – notify via favicon, browser title and more

  1. Tinycon

Tinycon – allows the addition of alert bubbles and changing the favicon image. Tinycon gracefully falls back to a number in title approach for browsers that don’t support canvas or dynamic favicons.

  1. JQuery Flip Out Cards

JQuery Flip Out Cards – this plugin allows you to create a dynamic multi level flip out cards.

  1. jCalculator

jCalculator – cool jQuery plugin for calculator inputs.

  1. Card

Card – by using this plugin you can make your credit card form better in one line of code.



For today that’s all. Remember to visit our blog next week for more useful resources. If you cannot wait until Wednesday, read our next article about 10 Best Websites on Monday. Hasta pronto!