Personal Taste And Why Appreciating Different Perspectives Is Important

How much time do you put in to understanding the perspective of others? Do you judge anything that differs from your own personal taste as poor quality?

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Responsive Images Revisited—The Picture Element

Responsive images have some challenges beyond the best pixel density to display for a given screen. There are issues maintaining the correct aspect ratio and overall image hierarchy. There are also issues with important details being lost as an image gets much smaller than the original.

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Responsive Images Revisited—The Srcset Attribute

One of the main challenges with responsive design is how to handle images. It’s not that we don’t know what we want to do. It’s that the ability to do it has been lacking. Fortunately the situation is starting to change for the better.

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Why Can’t The Boring Designer Have Style?

Are you the kind of designer who wants to show off your style as a designer or are you a boring designer who chooses the tried and true solution and tries to leave no trace of yourself in your work?

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“Type on Screen” Review

Earlier in the year I was offered a review copy of Ellen Lupton’s new book, “Type on Screen.” My immediate response was yes, send me a copy. Ellen’s earlier book “Thinking with Type” is one of my favorite books about typography so why wouldn’t I want more?

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