Posts filed under ‘Awesomeness’

How to Size Text in CSS

One of the most practical articles you’ll read in a while on CSS was published in A List Apart this week: How to Size Text in CSS. Alhamdulillah I’ve been struggling with trying to figure out which way to size CSS texts.


November 24, 2007 at 11:44 pm Leave a comment

NYC Subway Compasses

NYC started a pilot program to place wayfinding “compasses” outside of Subway stations.

Design + Geography + NYC = I LOVE!

November 20, 2007 at 11:26 am Leave a comment

Being Kind to Widows and Orphans

No, this is not one of those charity posts.
It’s all about my favourite plugin. Imagine a plugin that could improve
the typography of your page with no complicated setup. Controlling type
online can at times be difficult. However, things have just gotten a
whole lot easier with the release of the Typogrify plugin.

November 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm Leave a comment

Rebranding of FOWA

Ryan Nichols gives an overview of their rebranding of FOWA (Future of Web Apps). The breathless result was not by accident, but was very process driven. Great work.

September 10, 2007 at 10:27 pm Leave a comment

CSS Buttons: Rediscovering the Button Element

Kevin Hale posted a solution to creating CSS buttons that look anyway you want using only CSS that work across all browsers. Nice!  (via’s upgrade of Blueprint)

EDIT: Related to this is Alex Griffioen’s How to make sexy buttons with CSS that uses the sliding doors technique.

August 12, 2007 at 8:22 am Leave a comment

Blueprint CSS Framework

Found via many sites is the awesome Blueprint CSS Framework developed by Olav Bjorkoy.

August 12, 2007 at 8:16 am Leave a comment

Online Sketch Tool

Odopod has an awesome online sketching tool that looks and feels almost like the real thing. The best part is the feature that allows you to save and then replay the sketch from beginning to end.

This is one site to bookmark!


August 6, 2007 at 3:40 am Leave a comment

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