Posts Tagged ‘layout’

Interesting Church Tech Links for May 31, 2009

May 31, 2009

Some visual design links today:

Fluid Grids
One of the best pure CSS implementations of fluid grids I’ve seen.
O rule + golden proportion for calculating the gutter in the grid
A interesting experiment in picking spacing for grid systems.
Create a clean PSD layout with a 3D look
A really nice tutorial showing some easy techniques for those of us who aren’t graphic designers by nature – uses Photoshop but anyone should be able to adapt the instructions to their tool of choice (Inkscape for me).
How to Choose Colors Everyone Likes
An interesting way of picking sets of colors.

Interesting Church Tech Links for April 5, 2009

April 5, 2009

Some links aimed more at those of us who are more technical than creative but need to do quality visual design work:

The Golden Ratio in Web Design
A nice breakdown of good general proportioning in side design and layout
8 Simple Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs
Excellent review of standard typography considerations and what we can do about them with CSS
50 Useful Design Tools for Beautiful Web Typology
A nice collection of font and CSS tools
70 Expert Ideas For Better CSS Coding
This one’s a couple years old but still very much relevant for good CSS coding practices