Posts Tagged ‘CSS’


I’m loving BreakpointTester. It’s a bookmarklet that scans your CSS/breakpoints and displays them all at once. It shows not images, but actual web pages you can scroll, navigate, and even web inspect. Brilliant!

Fast Track to Sass

Steve Drucker from Fig Leaf Software recently published Fast Track to Sass. The book uses my CSS Zen Garden Apothecary Theme as the example site—transitioning it from CSS to Sass. Thanks, Steve!


I’ll be leading a workshop (for WRKSHOP) on responsive layouts & prototypes in Austin this April 4th. I didn’t feel confident as a web designer until I got comfortable with CSS layouts, so that’s exactly what we’ll focus on.… read more

Brent Jackson’s Colorable & Shade

Brent Jackson ( has been building some really great tools recently. Colorable helps you test color combinations/palettes with WCAG accessibility guidelines in a visual way. He’s also built a text version with a crazy-simple UI. And if you haven’t… 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


Flexible Foundations

Responsive or not, there’s no reason why we shouldn’t all be designing and building sites on flexible foundations. This concept is nothing new, having been prophetically outlined in Jon Allsopp’s 2000 article, A Dao of Web Design. Sadly,… read more