In a recent redesign of my own personal blog I decided to use a calendar style icon to display the post date . It’s one of those elements that would once have been created with background images, but now thanks to the wealth of CSS3 features it can be created entirely in CSS3. We’ll be using properties such as linear-gradients, border radius and box shadow to replicate the icon’s original Photoshop design.
Posts from May, 2012
With websites being built from digital code it’s difficult to imagine them being crafted by hand, but this post showcases a bunch of websites that feature custom hand lettering in traditional mediums. In place of fonts these websites boast hand crafted typography to add a real artistic touch to the design.
With the latest advances in CSS3 many of the effects that were once only achievable in Photoshop can now be replicated in CSS code, but it’s sometimes difficult to visualise the appearance of these effects when staring at a few lines of syntax. This is where CSS generators come in handy, this roundup of tools makes it easy to create the exact CSS effects you need with the help of graphical interfaces.