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The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web by Molly E. Holzschlag, Dave Shea

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Chapter . Zunflower

Playing with light and shadow, shape and space

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WHEN SUNFLOWERS ON THE BALCONY caught his eye, Radu Darvas began taking photos, from which his design ideas for Zunflower emerged. Playing around with the sunflowers in Adobe Photoshop helped him formulate ideas for a CSS Zen Garden submission.

One concern was that he didn’t want to “think in boxes.” However, progressing deeper into the design, he saw that he could adjust the placement of his columns and create a visual overlap. This led to additional interplay of light and shadow, shape and space, resulting in ...

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