Posts Tagged ‘Design’

The Boring Designer

I highly recommend reading Cap Watkins’s post, The Boring Designer. Here are a couple of my favorite bits: The boring designer realizes that the glory isn’t in putting their personal stamp on everything they touch. In fact, most of… read more

MSHP 1994

This spring Microsoft’s Chris Balt asked Paravel to recreate the first version of the Microsoft homepage, originally built in 1994. We initially thought about ‘modernizing’ the page with media queries and other current HTML & CSS, but realized… 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

Optimizing Images

Friends don’t let friends load 300kb PNG images on their websites no matter how cool the transparent photo of a happy customer waving over a gradient background looks. That said, when raster graphics are required, one should always… read more

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