Monthly Archives: June 2006

@media, Bulletproof Web Design

Accessible ways to bulletproof your website, by Dan Cederholm. If you are using an image background for any element – apply colours as a fallback too. Bulletproofing applies to: Content – text size, content amount (overflows don’t cause your design … Continue reading

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@media, Designing Next Generation Web Apps

Jeffery Veen‘s discussion, mainly covering what’s called Web2.0 applications. The elements are: Surface (typography, layout, colour, grid – skin), Skeleton (web application interactions, page elements – “what can I poke?”), Structure (information architecture and hierarchy), Scope (“what can I do … Continue reading

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@media, WCAG2.0

A quick run-through of some of the new features in the Accessibility Guidelines v2.0. References: juicystudio.com and accessifiey.com Why change the existing regs? They are nearly 9 years old and should be: Technology agnostic, using general terminology Perceivable (ie catering … Continue reading

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@media, Fine Typography On The Web

by Dave Shea. Downloadable from Dave’s website archive. Typography affects tone. Leading affects readability. Across all platforms and OS’s, the designer only has about 10 fonts to rely on being installed – not very good. Times New Roman – if … Continue reading

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@media, Good Design vs Great Design

A discussion panel chaired by John Hicks, Veerle Pieters & Cameron Moll. Design is about communication, not just about making things look pretty. Subjective! How important is is to be original & creative? This can be intimidating for new designers. … Continue reading

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