Your Design Skills Could Lift Humanity To New Heights

If we all have the capability to solve problems, to communicate to others, and to make decisions toward a goal, it seems we all have the ability to design. What then, does it mean to be a designer?

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Why Luminance Is The Key Component Of Color

In his book Interaction of Color, Joseph Albers tells us that color is almost never seen exactly as it physically is. All color judgements are relative. How a color appears is affected by the colors of the objects around it.

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Thoughts About Responsive Navigation On Mobile Devices

One of the things I think about a lot as a web designer is how to organize content and how to create navigation to it. I assume you think about it a lot as well. With every site I think about what kind of system will help visitors move about and find what they’re looking for.

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Responsive Images Demo—Srcset, Picture, and Image-Set

It’s one thing to understand how to do something and another to actually do it. For the last few weeks I’ve been talking about responsive images, specifically the srcset attribute, the picture element, and the image-set() value on the background-image property. Along the way I promised a demo, which I’m presenting today.

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Responsive Images Revisited—High Resolution Images

What makes for a high resolution image? Is it the pixels per inch (ppi)? Is it the dots per inch (dpi)? What distinguishes an image as @1x, @2x, or @3x? If we’re going to create pixel dense images for high resolution devices, it probably makes sense to understand a little about what is a high resolution image.

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