Monthly Archives: August 2014

CSS gradient patterns

Using the CSS3 background gradient property it is possible to make many repeatable patterns like strips or arrows. Lea Verou has created a wonderful pattern library for these. I wanted to go a bit more in depth on this subject and add a few of my own patterns too. I’ll be going through the use… Read more »

Image hover descriptions

In the last few days I have been playing around with CSS3 transforms and transitions for use in an image gallery I’m been working on. I came up with a cool way to keep the gallery looking clean and minimal, while giving the user some extra into about the image when they hover. This effect… Read more »

Fixed headers

You may have noticed that there is a trend for fixed headers going around the internet. It’s generally a good thing too, having the navigation always accessible is certainly beneficial for the user experience along with always having the logo visible. There are times though when the screen real estate is more important, in fact… Read more »