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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 . No Frontiers!

Breaking out of the box using rounded imagery

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A DOMINANT TREND in CSS design is centered, fixed layouts and predictable drop shadows—a trend that Michal Mokrzycki sought to break out of in No Frontiers! He determined to go with a full-width, expandable layout using three columns. The design would be as clean as possible, but elegant and unique.

Unlike many process-oriented designers, Mokrzycki often relies on improvisation when approaching design elements. He began by searching through his photo collection and worked from there, going back and forth ...

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