The musician Brian Eno invented a wonderful word…scenius. We normally...– Kevin Kelly, “Where Ideas Come From.” Wired, October 2010
Content is king and design is becoming less relevant – we’re already seeing this...– Does The Future Of The Internet Have Room For Web Designers? - Smashing Magazine I find this quote to be puzzling (to put it nicely). The phrase content is king and design is becoming less relevant especially irks me. Design, at its most effective, is something that facilitates communication of a...
There are a lot of advantages to negative space. You may not be getting as much...– On Negative Space (Caroline Moore - @mooreclick)
Pogue: "Is the Web Dead?" →
Also see “Facebook Founder Doesn’t Want the Web to Die” for Mark Zuckerberg’s thoughts. Of course this is all prompted by Chris Anderson’s article in Wired, “The Web is Dead, Long Live the Internet.” I think any idea of the web being “dead” is premature, to say the least. I wonder - Does the trend toward apps signify changes ahead for web...
How to Kern Type [Well] →
cameronmoll: The title of this post is actually “How to Kern Type Perfectly”, but you and I know there’s no magic formula for perfect kerning. Instead, Rob Sutton shares a tip he learned from an esteemed mentor: She suggested turning the type upside down, that way you don’t read the word, you merely look at the shapes the characters make and the space that’s created between them…. It was a...
OMG Rainbows →
Rainbow predictor Google Maps mashup. For the double rainbow enthusiast in all of us.
nuHTML: border-radius background bleed →
johnallsopp: If you’ve used CSS3 border-radius, particularly with webkit browsers, you may have seen something like this When the background color or image of an element with border-radius applied is quite distinct from the background color of the element it is on top of, this nasty bled effect can…