March 11th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Tools & Resources

Vectorize your images

Vectorize your images

Vector Magic is an excellent resource for web designers that would like to convert their raster images to vector images. Having a vector image, allows you to scale it without any bluring. It’s free, it’s online and takes seconds to download your vectorized image on your hard drive (on PNG format). It’s very easy to use and even easier to set your options for getting your desired results. This is one of the smartest applications you will find online.

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February 29th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Tools & Resources

Colour Blindness

Colour Blindness

Not everyone can see the same colours when visiting a website. I have found a great tool online to help you define your stylesheet according to the results. This is only a small part of a usability testing for your website.You can check the usability of colour on your website at: http://colorfilter.wickline.org/

Colorblind Web Page Filter provides different ‘coverage’ filters to choose from.

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February 19th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Tools & Resources, Web Design

CSS Tab Menus.. you can’t live without

CSS Tab Menus.. you can’t live without

If you have reached this post, then you are probably a web designer seeking to make it easy on you. Creating tab menus from scratch can be tricky, if you haven’t done it before.

You should have heard of the Sliding Doors Technique, first introduced in 2003 by ‘A List Apart’. If you haven’t it is never too late to find out this clever technique written by Douglas Bowman, so you can make beautiful, compatible CSS Tabs. You can find his article here.

If you’re in a great hurry and want it here and now,

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CSSaddict is the personal space of Vicky Gourgouri, a web designer from Greece who loves the advantages several CSS techniques provide for getting beautiful designs online. She has designed and developed this space so she can exhibit her work, write about the new web trends and provide excellent resources on web design and development.