Posts from July, 2012

10 CSS Rules Every Web Designer Should Know

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Through experience as web designers we memorise all kinds of code syntax, hacks and snippets. With CSS in particular there is a number of rules and declarations that can really help transform your website designs and open up new possibilities when compared to older techniques. This post rounds up 10 declarations and tips that every web designer should have available in their CSS arsenal.

Showcase of Illustrations & Sketches in Web Design

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There’s something about the combination of digital design with hand crafted art that never gets old. We’ve seen great website designs featuring doodles, sketches and illustrations for years but every week there’s fresh new examples that continue this “trend”. This post combines some of the best hand illustrated web designs from years past with some inspiring new examples.

25 Interactive HTML Websites That Look Like Flash

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Remember those cool interactive media rich websites that were built with Flash? They would often feature full-screen layouts, animated elements and futuristic interfaces that made HTML websites look plain and boring.

This post rounds up a collection of super cool HTML websites that feature all those clever effects we loved about Flash websites of years past. Although these websites have comparable designs to those created using Flash, these were actually designed by using HTML and CSS.

Unfortunately Flash brought along all kinds of problems from inaccessibility to high processor loads and other errors. Nowadays you can get similar results by using HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript libraries such as jQuery.