Graphic Design

Design is more than graphic design, but articles in this category mention or are about visual design specifically.

Design patterns and examples for colour blindness

We are Colorblind contains good and bad examples of designing for people who are colourblind along with design patterns, tips and tricks, and colour checking tools.

Posted on October 26, 2009

Remember to specify a background colour

There is no guarantee that web browsers always use a white background, so if your design needs a white background, remember to specify it in your CSS.

Posted on November 13, 2008

10 colour contrast checking tools to improve the accessibility of your design

A list of tools that help make your design readable to all users by checking if text has sufficient contrast against its background.

Posted on September 12, 2007

London 2012 Olympics branding film causes epileptic seizures

A segment of a film that promotes the London 2012 Olympic Games brand has triggered epileptic seizures in at least thirty people.

Posted on June 29, 2007

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design (Book review)

Jason Beaird explains the principles of graphic design for the Web in a way that people who aren’t graphic designers can understand.

Posted on May 9, 2007

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