• The Overnight Design Test

    • Tom Kenny

    Are you struggling with a design but you know there’s some promise to it? Or are you so confident with a design you’re creating that you almost have the feeling it’s going too well? The overnight design test is for you.

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  • Aura: A Free Theme for Ghost

    • Tom Kenny

    If you’ve been living under a rock lately you will have missed the launch of the new blogging platform, Ghost. I got in early by backing it on Kickstarter but I didn’t get a chance to look at creating a theme for it until a couple of days ago.

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  • The Speed Mentality

    • Tom Kenny

    In my experience of working in the web design industry, one thing has really bothered me over the years. I like to call it the speed mentality.

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  • Photoshop Blend Modes in CSS from The Adobe WebKit Team

    • Tom Kenny

    The Adobe WebKit team have just published their work on implementing blend modes in CSS. First of all, I didn’t know Adobe have a WebKit team. Adobe really seem to be committed to contributing to the open web nowadays, which is fantastic. Second, CSS blend modes is something I’ve wanted for a while so it’s […]

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  • Create a 3D Book Animation with CSS

    • Tom Kenny

    For my new book, Photography for Designers, I wanted to do something interesting with the image of the book itself on the website. My first thought was to perfectly render a physical book in Photoshop, right down to the very last detail but then I decided to do something interesting with CSS. With the introduction […]

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  • A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique

    • Tom Kenny

    While working my day job, I came across the need to make a background image responsive, keeping the same aspect ratio at different widths. The limitation was that we couldn’t change any HTML or back end code so changing it to a simple img was out of the question. I then found the following technique […]

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