The five best design links, every weekday


A CSS challenge: skewed highlight

Recently Sacha Greif challenged his Twitter followers to code a fancy highlighter effect using only CSS. I took the bait and started coding!

Conditionally Adaptive CSS

Browser behavior that might improve your performance.

SVG Sprites: Old-School, Modern, Unknown, and Forgotten

Let’s try to remember why we needed SVG sprites in the first place, then see what other less-known options are available and how they might be useful.

6+5 Ways To Make A Two-Column Layout

From pretty reasonable to com­pletely wrong.