Situational Design for the Web

Situational Design for the Web

During the browser wars, interesting problems presented themselves to the web design community. Many web professionals resorted to drastic measures and built separate websites for IE and Netscape — and later we had wireless markup language (WML) for mobile phones. Read Article »

Embracing and Using CSS3 Pragmatically

Embracing and Using CSS3 Pragmatically

Web design is an industry where things change very fast. Over the last year or two, CSS3 has taken web design potential to a new level. It’s not that many more features are available in this latest iteration of the CSS specifications Read Article »

Why User Experience Cannot Be Designed

Why User Experience Cannot Be Designed

A lot of designers seem to be talking about user experience (UX) these days. We’re supposed to delight our users, even provide them with magic, so that they love our websites, apps and start-ups. User experience is a very blurry concept. Read Article »

The 80/20 Rule Applied to Web Design

The 80/20 Rule Applied to Web Design

Having recently started reading a little more on design principles, I came across an interesting principle called the 80/20 Rule, also referred to as the Pareto Principle, Juran’s Principle, the Vital Few and Trivial Many Rule, and the Principle of Factor Sparsity.

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10 Essential Guides, Resources and Tools for Getting Started with HTML5

10 Essential Guides, Resources and Tools for Getting Started with HTML5

HTML5 is an effective language for web developers and designers to use to structure and present content on the web. It’s increasingly used more and more Read Article »

CSS: Innovative Techniques and Practical Solutions

CSS: Innovative Techniques and Practical Solutions

Although CSS isn’t that difficult, useful CSS techniques are not easy to find. Sometimes finding a cross-browser solution might take time, but you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every single time. Read Article »