Archive for the category "layout"

Justifying font choices

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2010/11/13/justifying-font-choices/

Web fonts are nothing new. Support for @font-face has been available since Internet Explorer 4 and the CSS3 specification is being designed to standardise this innovation. So why have I been on such a roller-coaster ride with them? The problem … Read more »

Accessibility Beyond Code

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2009/09/28/accessibility-beyond-code/

I was happy to catch the Standards.Next event on Saturday 19 September at City University. After a brief hiccup getting the projector to work, the seminar started with Antonia Hyde’s presentation. Antonia (hiantonia.wordpress.com) has been working in … Read more »

@media 2009

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2009/07/24/media2009/

I volunteered for this year’s conference so I was there from 6am packing bags then later answering questions and just generally helping out where needed. I did manage to attend a few sessions so what follows is a brief review … Read more »

Boundless Inspiration

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/09/25/boundless-inspiration/

I was reading a booklet called Poise from a recent Indy. In it, there’s a quote from Michael Rodber designer of the EuroStar trains. He says, Design is not like fine art, where there are no boundaries. The challenge … Read more »

Blueprint your CSS

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/08/08/blueprint-your-css/

Still a work in progress, Blueprint is a CSS framework that’s for the experienced designer who doesn’t want to always be reinventing the wheel, or the newbie who needs a helping hand to achieve great results. There’s been a buzz … Read more »

Trafik

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/06/27/trafik/

Mix rich colour, programming and a cool graphic design flair and you get Trafik. Currently a feature at apple. Gorgeous.… Read more »

CSS3

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/01/23/css3/

Information on what Opera is currently working on to implement CSS3 in future versions of the browser, also a description of what each of the new selectors does:http://my.opera.com/dstorey/blog/show.dml/701902http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200601/css_3_selectors_explained/… Read more »

iPhone, iWant one…

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/01/11/iphone-iwant-one/

Lots of people are posting about the Apple iPhone, quite right really, it’s damn good. The only thing that could potentially frustrate me about it is the apparent lack of T9 text input that I’ve used on all my … Read more »

Ammo for the inevitable liquid vs. fixed layout discussion

http://www.nicksmith.co.uk/blog/2007/01/11/ammo-for-the-inevitable-liquid-vs-fixed-layout-discussion/

This post is a wealth of information and analysis, very useful comment from Jeremy Keith:¬†http://adactio.com/journal/1232Oh, and very interesting, some research on browser size: http://www.baekdal.com/reports/actual-browser-sizes/… Read more »