Links of Interest
Published by Chris Coyier
Videos from An Event Apart
CSS expert Eric Meyer explains why the W3Câ€™s recommendation to allow browsers to insert quotation marks doesnâ€™t actually make a whole lot of sense.
British web designer Andy Clarke shows how comic book artists use panel size to indicate how much time a reader is supposed to spend on a particular chunk of content. He argues that web layouts can work the same way.
This is honestly one of the neatest things I've seen in a while. Sprout Builder has a really well designed interface for building your own "widget". These things are seriously dynamic. You can pull in from services like Poll Daddy, Twitter, and Google. Add RSS feeds, calendars, videos, slideshows, just to name a few. All this with a ton of design control (including multiple "pages"). They are extremely easy to preview and embed on your own site, and you don't even need to sign up to get started!
12 Examples of Paragraph Typography
Jon Tangerine takes us back to the basics and shows us the different ways to style paragraphs of text. Design is in the details after all, and we can't ignore these basic building blocks of content.
Adaptive Path got involved with the big MySpace redesign. Nice choice for a design agency to worth with, but MySpace has been a pile of crap for so long I'm saying too little too late. Valleywag has screenshots.