Posts Tagged: web design

The Wonderful World of Web Fonts

I have been getting quite a few questions about web fonts lately which reminds me of just how far the web has come over the years. In 2005 I went to a talk by Ellen Lupton, she was promoting her book, “Thinking with Type”. She spoke mostly about ligatures and smart/dumb quotes but what I… Read more »

Learn HTML & CSS with Firebug

CSS properties in Firebug

Firebug has been an invaluable resource to me as a web designer & developer. It makes troubleshooting issues easier and it has also served as an invaluable learning tool. The best thing about Firebug is that it can not only be used as a diagnostic tool, but as a learning tool. In the past, I… Read more »

Helpful Resources for Web Designers


Social Media: IFTTT IFTTT uses the programming concept of “If this then that”. With IFTTT you can create ‘recipes’ using a variety of social media platforms. For example, you can create a recipe that tells Twitter to tweet every time you publish something on your blog. There are a lot of fun user created recipes… Read more »

Well Designed Sites that Advocate Education

CMT Wishbone is a non-profit that asks you to help ambitious students looking to attend educational programs outside of school. The homepage features information presented as interactive infographics. (Did you know 7,000 students will drop out of high school today?) You can view students in need of donations based on their location and interests. More… Read more »