secrets about text decoration

What you might not know about text-decoration

What you might not know about text-decoration

The CSS style of text-decoration is used very often but only at a very basic level. This style actually has some hidden powers that could be very very useful for you.

Let’s explore what I have found a lot of developers did not know about text-decoration. Continue reading

responsive menu

Responsive Dropdown Multi-Level Menu

Responsive Dropdown Multi-Level Menu

Creating a responsive menu seems something really easy until you start getting into responsive multi-level dropdown menus. There are hundreds of plugins out there that can do it for you but you do not always need them (as good as some of them are), you can quite easily create one yourself without a lot of code. Continue reading

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Responsive Web Design and Wireframing

Responsive Web Design and Wireframing

At my place of work I was recently tasked with educating the design team and operations team on responsive deisgn and how to wireframe for a responsive site project.

The presentation was very well received and I thought it would be another nice item for me to share with you all.

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The Use of Basic Shapes and Colour in Design / The Influence of the Bauhaus

The Use of Basic Shapes and Colour in Design / The Influence of the Bauhaus

 Triangle, Square, Circle: A Psychological Test

1. Fill in these three forms with the colours yellow, red, and blue.

The colouring is to fill the form in each case.

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2. If possible, provide an explanation for your choice of colour below. Continue reading

Designers Become Front-enders Part 1

Designers Become Front-enders Part 1

At figleaves.com recently the design team that are mostly pure designers expressed an interest in learning HTML and CSS.

They have little to no knowledge of any HTML so I thought about it and wondered as alien as it seems to me how many people out there using the web or designing for it actually don’t know what it is made of and would be interested in learning how to do it. Hence the reason for this blog post, it is the first part in what I will be teaching to the designers here so they can have a better understanding of what my team do and perhaps teach themselves to do it as well. Continue reading