Increasingly, the new big thing in web design is the inclusion of @font-face in CSS3 and most modern browsers. Why is @font-face such a big deal? To understand that, you must first understand the limitations of web design in the past as it applies to typefaces. To that end, a personal anecdote: Like thousands of… Continue reading About Face
Happy 20th anniversary to Photoshop! on Vimeo
sure it’s cool that photoshop has been around 20 years and that most of the tools have been around from the beginning, but all i’ve got to say is: imagine having to do design on that screen. i think i’d claw my eyes out. Happy 20th anniversary to Photoshop! from Giovanni Antico on Vimeo.
i need to design more steampunk stuff
every week i look at the analytics for google traffic to arcanepalette.com and every week it’s clear there’s a market that i need to work on that i’m failing to meet: steampunk blog design. there isn’t much out there, and what i personally have found sucks, and because we have this, which has a couple… Continue reading i need to design more steampunk stuff
planning a new attack on the design
i’ve been thinking about hacking the site design again. now that i’ve got the lifestream set up and i’ve seen how it looks in use, i’m thinking of moving things around to make things feel a bit more cohesive and less random. maybe emphasize the “this is what i’m doing right this second” aspect of… Continue reading planning a new attack on the design
Is Comic Sans really a bad font?
Comic frickin’ Sans …do you even have to ask? i get the SitePoint newsletter, Design View. I used to pretty much auto-delete these or filter them to my spambox but when i started using Outlook again, and was creating rules to keep my inbox clean, i decided to just filter it to the folder where all… Continue reading Is Comic Sans really a bad font?
more thoughts on new jazzsequence design
i was thinking a bit more about what i want from the new redesign, and how i want to integrate feeds and activity streams from other sites. in particular, i was thinking about what om malik talks about in this post on what he sees as the evolution of blogging. one point he makes is that,… Continue reading more thoughts on new jazzsequence design
Fixing bullet points (list items) in WordPress
As I was working today, I got a request to fix an issue in which bullet points and numbers for ordered lists were not displaying at all. The list would display, but the bullets would not, and this was especially frustrating when using an ordered (numbered) list. The problem To understand the problem, first you… Continue reading Fixing bullet points (list items) in WordPress