Category: Blog,Web Design

Modern Web Typography: Adding and customising a font

In my last article I looked at some of the top font services and the advantages of each. In this article I’m going to dig a little deeper and show you how to add a @font-face font to your web page and apply some customisations using CSS. Also, in May Laura covered how to setup your web page with a font from Google Web Fonts; in this article I won’t show you how to use a font … Read More

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Category: Blog,Web Design

Modern Web Typography: Looking at font services

Last Wednesday I gave a presentation at the Bangkok web and graphic designer meetup about typography on the web, I wanted to use my article this week to look more closely at the leading font services. First lets backtrack to when there were only a few fonts available to use on the web, these were known as “web-safe” fonts, they were the system fonts that came free with Windows or your Mac; fonts such as Georgia, Arial, … Read More

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Category: Web Design

How to Make Columns in WordPress

Some themes are nice and with the sprinkle of a shorcode your page is transformed into a three or four, even five, column layout. But what if the theme is not nice? You want columns and you shall have them using this how to guide.

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Category: Blog,Web Design

9 Ways To Learn Web Design

So you’ve decided to dive head first into the exciting and wondrous world of web design! You’re able and willing to drop everything and get your hands dirty right away! You can hardly stop yourself from jumping to your feet and getting creative, designing the most fabulous websites the world has ever seen! There’s just this annoying little thought that keeps niggling and nagging from out of the corner of your eye…how do you actually get started?

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Category: Web Design

Joomla 1.6 Review

Joomla has been one of my favourite CMS’s for a while but I left it behind when WordPress answered the last questions I had with version 3. Secretly however, I have been waiting for J1.6 to come out in the hope that it also answered some of the questions I had about the last versions.

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