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Display table CSS prevents IE users from selecting text

While helping a client optimise his website post launch, I ran into a strange issue with IE: users of IE 7-10 couldn't select (highlight) some parts of the page (duh). As this isn't something I check when running cross-browser...

Why my border-image didn't display in Firefox 15

A quick CSS tip before I forget: I've been wrecking my brains this afternoon to figure out why a border-image stopped displaying properly in the lastest version of Firefox (15.0.1) although it showed up properly in previous versions. The CSS...

I Can Make You A CSS Zen Master

I Can Make You A CSS Zen Master from Andy Clarke on Vimeo. LOL Ori: For a Beautiful Web Blog...

Visual Web Design Master Class

Here are a few notes I took during the «Visual Web Design Master Class» by Andy Clarke on December 1st, 2008. I had an inspiring day listening to Andy Clarkeand Brendan Dawes. After a bumpy start, the day turned...

For a beautiful web

Yesterday, Andy Clarke launched For A Beautiful Web!, a site presenting a series of master classes and workshops on creative design and training for the web. The initial master class "Visual Web Design Master Class For A Beautiful Web"...

Apple Store web standards savvy

This might be old news to some, but I was pleasantly surprised this morning to discover that the Apple Store had been redesigned to become a big step closer to web standard compliance and has improved its accessibility. Apple's...

Spaces matter in IE 7's conditional statements

This might not be news for you, but it came as a surprise to me when I recently tested a website under Internet Explorer 7 and discovered that nothing showed up, although it displayed normally under IE 6. The...

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


The autopsy of an iconic album cover picked up on A stacked graph of successive radio signals from pulsar CP 1919, in a 1977 astronomy encyclopedia that originated in a 1970 Ph.D. thesis. Fascinating <3...


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