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Retrofitting responsive design

The BIS launched their retrofitted responsive website today. Congratulation to the @BIS_org web team! This was a project I worked on this Winter throught to Easter. The idea was to preserve as much of the current website as possible while...

Le Temps : eaten up by ads

I was browsing my news feeds this morning at breakfast and I followed a link to an article published by our daily newspaper Le Temps to discover it was eaten up by ads. Scrolling down to get rid of the...

Early device testing

I've been doing a lot of { digital | analog } clearing out, sorting, filling and archiving these last weekends, and needless to say, you rediscover things that take you down memory lane. Here's a picture of my early...

Farewell Amberpeaks

The Amberpeaks chalets were sold to a new owner at the end of September and their website was closed shortly after. It's always sad to see a functional website close down, but I guess it's life. I was good...

Long overdue

Fresh paint: v5.0 (or 6?) The Internet Archive WayBack Machine grabbed a few iterations over time:, and

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...

Hair Project featured

My favourite hairdresser Hair Project was featured on Media Queries and in the CSS Design Vault :)...

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

This weblog is an nth attempt to solve my multiple online personalities and weblog/rss feeds burnout issues. (more)


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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