Niels Matthijs looks into the wonderful world of CSS sprites. He touches on various techniques but the standout for me is the LESS and SASS tips. (smashingmagazine.com)
There are a lot of badly designed forms out there, but whether you like them or not, forms are essential. Joe Leech, user experience director at cxpartners, presents the lessons he wishes he’d learnt before he began designing forms. (netmagazine.com)
A nice post by Keir Whitaker from Viewport Industries about how to set up automatic responsive images in WordPress blogs. (viewportindustries.com)
Dave Rupert lets us in on a CSS trick that he has been using lately in his responsive designs. Inspired by Elliot Jay Stocks’ article “Better Background Images for RWD”, he combines 2 of his favourite concepts with great success. (daverupert.com)
Tools / Resources
The Noun Project collects, organises and adds to the highly recognisable symbols that form the world’s visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way. (thenounproject.com)
A great round up by Theresa Neil over Smashing Magazine on three key interface elements. (smashingmagazine.com)
I have mentioned this before but Basic Slider designed & developed by @john0514 has a nice new website. Simple to use, simple to theme, simple to customise. (basic-slider.com)
Companies like Apple are making design impossible for startups to ignore. Startups like Path, Airbnb, Square and Massive Health have design at the core of their business, and they’re doing phenomenal work. But what is ‘design’ actually? Is it a logo? A WordPress theme? An innovative UI? (startupsthisishowdesignworks.com)
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