Tag Archives: user interface

Realistic CSS3 Buttons Redux

A cou­ple of weeks ago I posted Real­is­tic Look­ing CSS3 But­tons, in which I tried to make awesome-looking CSS3 but­tons that required no extra markup. For peo­ple who like more code and less talk, the end of the post has the link to the demo. As awe­some as they were, they required an explicit width. This […]

Realistic Looking CSS3 Buttons

UPDATE: I pub­lished Real­is­tic CSS3 But­tons Redux to make even bet­ter but­tons. A while back Mike Run­dle posted the ter­rific arti­cle Craft­ing Sub­tle & Real­is­tic User Inter­faces. He clearly artic­u­lates design details which make but­tons look real­is­tic and there­fore push-able. If you haven’t read it, go there, spend lots of time look­ing at his excellent […]

On the iPad and Web Design

As usual, Apple’s newest cre­ation has pro­duced opin­ions. The rhetoric of those for and against it is pre­dictably strong and, occa­sion­ally, ridicu­lous. I don’t care to add my voice to the din. My atten­tion is more fix­ated on the fact that if the iPad is suc­cess­ful, we’ll have to say good­bye to a whole host […]