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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 . Night Drive

Converting static site mock-ups to code, and solving problems when doing so

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EVOCATIVE: Driving around the city shortly past dusk, with speakers crooning a John Coltrane sax melody, yellow lights blurring past the windows, rich blues of the sky overhead. Dave Shea set out to re-create the mood of a mellow summer evening in Night Drive.

A dark color palette sets the dim, warm tone. The dark orange used in the majority of text and imagery is balanced with brighter orange patches to keep the overall palette from appearing too brown. Both are complemented by subtle ...

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