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Native CSS Variables

I’ve been using Sass variables for quite a while, so I’m interested to see how native CSS variables (AKA CSS custom properties) compare to preprocessor variables.  W3C Info Can I use info MDN intro / demo Philip Walton does a… read more

CSS Zen Garden #221

There’s a lot to love about Andrew Lohman’s CSS Zen Garden #221 theme, Mid-Century Modern. In addition to the type, color palette, and imagery, I am particularly fond of the layout itself. Each section flows nicely to the… read more

Keeping Current With CSS

I recently got a question about CSS experimentation from Paddy O’Hanlon, and I thought it warranted a quick post. @TrentWalton I’m reading your interview in the new Insites Book. You mention testing out new CSS. Where do you keep… read more

CSS Column Breaks

I’ve been working on a responsive project with lots of content that will need to be updated frequently. Rather than using a more traditional HTML & CSS column/grid approach, I opted for column-count to keep everything extra efficient… read more

Things Still Missing From CSS

Molly Holzschlag wrote a great article for .Net Magazine outlining seven things still missing from CSS. She gets into web fonts on #5, which is my favorite. I particularly liked this point: Fine control remains elusive – kerning, character… read more


Gene Crawford from UnmatchedStyle asked Paravel to design a page for this year’s CSS Off competition. Over 5,000 front-end developers have entered to show off their skills by taking a PSD we designed and coding it out. Entries… read more