UX Design in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio
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Finessing feColorMatrix

Have you seen Spotify’s end-of-year campaign? They’ve created a compelling visual aesthetic through image-color manipulation. Image manipulation is a powerful mechanism for making a project stand out from the crowd, or just adding a little sparkle—and web filters offer a dynamic and cascadable way of doing it in the browser. CSS vs. SVG Earlier this year, I launched CSSgram, a pure CSS library that uses filters and blend modes to...

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Finessing feColorMatrix

Have you seen Spotify’s end-of-year campaign? They’ve created a compelling visual aesthetic through image-color manipulation. Image manipulation is a powerful mechanism for making a project stand out from the crowd, or just adding a little sparkle—and web filters offer a dynamic and cascadable way of doing it in the browser. CSS vs. SVG Earlier this year, I launched CSSgram, a pure CSS library that uses filters and blend modes to...

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Blending Modes Demystified

Web imagery increasingly tends toward losslessness. When we make changes to a design or graphic, we want to be able to apply them without damaging the source material. That way, the original is preserved if we ever need to revert back or make other adjustments. One of the latest capabilities to fall into the hands of web designers is image processing with blending modes. Blending modes allow us to easily...

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Mixing Color for the Web with Sass

Color is one of the most powerful components of art and design. We use it to influence mood, create an environment, and tell a story. Over 125 years ago, a great impressionist painter changed the way we think about color by observing light’s role in it. So far, these observations have been largely lost on design for the web, but a preprocessor like Sass gives us a tool to shed...

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