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Chapter 10. Designing in the Garden

 

I love you twisted

And I love you straight

I'd write it down but I can't concentrate

Words won't me obey they do as they please

And all I am left with is these

 
 --ELVIS COSTELLO

In May 2003, the CSS world was introduced to an amazing new resource: the CSS Zen Garden. The goal of this site was to provide designers with an HTML document that they could not change in any way and to challenge them to write a style sheet that would present the file with flair, visual appeal, and originality.

As of this writing, there were close to 100 different official Zen Garden designs, every one striking and every one different, some radically so. The site's goal had been to show that CSS design could be beautiful, that such beauty ...

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