Wednesday, December 18, 2013

SpinKit: Simple CSS Spinners

Some nice css spinners from Tobias Ahlin

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

arsene wenger can't deal with his winter coat

It's cold again and that means that Arsene Wenger is going to have problems doing up his coat.  The poor man just seems to have problems with the winter jacket

Thursday, November 07, 2013

What bad ass colour is Chuck Norris?

We all know that  Chuck Norris counted to infinity - twice - and that Chuck Norris has destroyed the periodic table, because Chuck Norris only recognizes the element of surprise, but do you know what colour he is?

Well according to html the  bgcolor="chucknorris"  he is an awesome red.

Read more on Stack Overflow if you don't believe me

Friday, October 04, 2013

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Animated box

I have just started playing with After Effects and have created a gift box opening.  Nothing special but fun to do.  More detailed animations being created for new website

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

New Old Stock

Found this tumblr site that has some stunning old vintage images from the public archives that are all free of copyright and available to download for free.

Click here for the site

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Beautiful animated gifs

I am in love with the work of Guillaume Kurkdjian and his weekly animated gifs on bisouslescopains.tumblr

Simple and beautiful

Tuesday, July 09, 2013


selectivizr is a handy javascript file that allows you to use CSS3 pseudo-classes and not have to worry about the annoying browser that is known as IE.  It works with a number of js libraries and once you add it to your head then you won't need to do any more.


Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Free vector calendar

I had to make a calendar for a project I am working on

Here is a link to the vector file for your free download of the calendar for your use

Download now > 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Gov website named design of the year

This very simplistic govenment website has been named Design of the Year 2013. This is not website design of the year but the award from the design museum. Previous winners include the London 2012 Olympic Torch and the Plumen lightbulb so it is surprising to see a website up there, let alone a website so mild mannered and simple as this UK government website but then maybe that is the point?

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Hex Colour Tool

This is a really handy colour tool.

Add in your hex code and then set a percentage to darken or lighten and voila, you have a set of colours to use on your website

Hex Colour Tool

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

SVG Patterns Gallery

Here is a nice svg pattern gallery that gives the code.  A nice alternative to background images

svg pattern gallery

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Inspirational website

I love this website by Andrew Mccarthy. It is a really clever yet simple idea to use the scroll of a website to emulate "Sallie Gardner at a Gallop" but instead with a cat.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Easing Functions

A very handy cheat sheet from Andrey Sitnik that can be used in animations or transitions for easing functions for both css3 transitions and jQuery.

Easing Functions