Month: March 2010

  • Designing for the Web

    When you sit down at your computer, or with a sketch-pad and pen, to design a website, you are essentially designing for the web. But what does this actually mean? From a designer’s perspective like mine, it simply means that I take a number of things into consideration (on top of the many fundamentals of […]

  • Say hello to Elegancia!

    So some time has passed now since I started this blog, and I decided that I had had enough of the excellent theme that I had in place. And as I call myself a web designer I decided that I would design a theme, specifically one based on elegance, and then use it on my […]

  • Making handy Tool tips

    Note: This article has been marked for a quality review and will soon be updated. These days in web design, it is important to be concise, especially when dealing with menu items – nobody likes an unnecessarily long piece of text to click on when it just isn’t necessary. However in many cases a simple […]

  • 100% Width

    Note: I am planning an update for this article to improve the quality. A common question from new web designers is how to make a div 100% of the browser window, many people complain that there is always some sort of border around their div, preventing them from making their element the full width of […]

  • Using jQuery’s toggle() function

    Note: This article has been marked for a quality review and will soon be updated. jQuery is packed full of useful features that help you to “write less, do more” as their slogan says. One thing I have found over the years, when working with JavaScript, is the need to know what state an object […]

  • The problem with Web 2.0 Design

    Web 2.0 is the quirky title given to the way in which developers and users have used the web since 2004 to present; and I haven’t got a problem with that. I have a problem with the overuse of web 2.0 design. Now there are design trends that come and go, and I am someone […]