Design Resources

The new Sitescore has landed Apr 03, 2007

It’s finally here. Faster, better featured and with more shades of red than ever before. But they’re not letting just anyone use it yet.



Linux Font Equivalents to Popular Web Typefaces Apr 03, 2007

While the list of Web safe fonts we have come to know and love is relied heavily upon, it can be very beneficial to include similar default Linux fonts in your font-family as well.



Where did my Design go? CSS Naked Day '07 Apr 02, 2007

The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, and of course, a good ‘ol play on words. It’s time to show off your body.



CSS Tips Mar 30, 2007

1. Color shortcuts and color conversions, 2. CSS bug hunting, 3. Media separation, 4. Center the thing, 5. Anti-aliased PNG files, 6. Quick ‘n’ dirty rounded box corners, 7. Opacity, 8. Cross-browser padding, 9. CSS hacks, 10. Moving layers



CSS practice: Pseudo-namespaces in complex projects Mar 29, 2007

Working in complex projects or in projects that don’t provide a good overview of forthcoming page types and elements may require a defensive strategy for writing CSS. Such a defensive strategy strives for certain security measures to ensure better maintainability, and one tactic is CSS “pseudo-namespaces”.



CSS selectors: the basics Mar 26, 2007

For anyone who has been using CSS for some time, CSS selectors become almost second nature. For those who are new to CSS, however, selectors are powerful tools that allow you to write cleaner, more efficient markup. This article will guide you through some of the basic concepts of CSS selectors.



CSS creme of the month Mar 25, 2007

Every once in a while we try to identify what’s hot in one of our categories and this time we picked CSS since it’s becoming more popular with each day that goes by. More and more web designers become interested in learning every trick. A good way to do it is by good examples which is what this list will try to showcase. The best CSS examples of the month.



Spiffy Corners - Purely CSS Rounded Corners Mar 25, 2007

Spiffy Corners is a simple way to generate the CSS and HTML you need to create anti-aliased corners without using images or javascript.



dotMobi Mobile Web Developers Guide Mar 21, 2007

“The mobile industry is not an easy thing to boil down. Imagine all the complexities of the Internet, all the protocols, languages, methods and techniques, then multiply that by 100…that only begins to scratch the surface of the mobile space.”
Techniques and information required to make a basic site that will work well on the majority of phones.



CSS+Javascript power. Fancy menu Mar 21, 2007

Guillermo Rauch is a sixteen year old hacker who created a fancy menu using CSS and JavaScript based on mootools. A custom navigation bar with some cute Javascript effects that will certainly impress your friends.