Robert Denton

Staggering work of genius from Portland, Maine – Photographer, Designer, Taco Maker, Birder, Biker, Business Owner

Archive for March, 2004

Using Background-Image to Replace Text

Tuesday, March 30th, 2004

Stopdesign | Using Background-Image to Replace Text Nice roundup of image replacement techniques for keeping typographic control over headers yet still delivering text for the viewers who can’t see images.

open / close masthead glory shot

Sunday, March 28th, 2004

Very interesting and probably the first time this has raised its head in the wild. Village of Pittsford web site It does extend the reading area while allowing for a glory shot. Would be very interesting to determine if anyone uses the feature..

Monday, March 22nd, 2004

Mr Clean AutoDry

archives

Sunday, March 21st, 2004

http://wiki.wordpress.org/index.php/PhotoMatt.net

information architecture for designers – the site for the book

Sunday, March 21st, 2004

information architecture for designers – the site for the book New book to buy? This book will likely be a lot like Don’t Make Me Think! which provides a lot of basic reminders with many unique connections made as well. It claims to be a practicum for IA rather than a study of theory. To […]

new york city photobloggers | apple store soho

Thursday, March 18th, 2004

new york city photobloggers | apple store soho If nothing else this site serves as a placeholder for several links to photo blogs.

mezzoblue – Positioning and the Cascade

Thursday, March 18th, 2004

mezzoblue – Positioning and the Cascade Positioning and the Cascade Something to add to the library? In the next few days I want to get my sandbox in better order. Perhaps over this weekend my puttering work will be about my tool kit rather than silly sites at the college.

OJR article: What Newspapers and Their Web Sites Must Do to Survive

Thursday, March 18th, 2004

OJR article: What Newspapers and Their Web Sites Must Do to Survive What Newspapers and Their Web Sites Must Do to Survive Long, haven’t read it yet but the thought present in the title hits home. I read newspapers but find the web to be a few days ahead and more accurate through triangulation of information.

Cross browser function for retrieving global/external CSS properties

Wednesday, March 17th, 2004

Cross browser function for retrieving global/external CSS properties Cross browser function for retrieving global/external CSS properties

3-col layout via CSS

Sunday, March 14th, 2004

3-col layout via CSS 3-col layout via CSS Purports to fix the column length problem in CSS but I am skeptical. The best solution may be to simply add a background image to a fixed column width.