So You Wanna Be A Webmaster
You could read a list of many different web design 101 sites and still not see what you’re looking for. Anyone in the business knows that the basics, you’ll get in a book. What you need is inspiration and the best way to get that is to scourge the internet and find the prettiest websites and pour through their source code by viewing the code that makes up the websites.
CSS Zen Garden
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a kind of methodology of taking the SAME content, changing the code and the content look completely different just by changing the theme. The website www.csszengarden.com offers an amazing series of designs and ideas and resources to get the beginner started on the right foot.
- Internet Junkie
- Web Designer
- Comic Fan
Dave Shea is a Vancouver based designer. He is an avid web junkie who spends a great deal of time conforming this medium to his requirements. As a child he thought he’s grow up to own a comic book store. For a short time he drew a weekly comic in a local newspaper until the arrival of the internet changed his direction forever.
Dave is not a programmer, that being said he does know several coding languages. Dave is a cook, and a photographer and a designer all in one. What you see from this, and from his site is that he is a creator first and for most.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
The awesome thing about CSS is the ability to change an entire website without actually having to alter anything other than the theme. CSS is a designers dream, with more possibilities and options than other types of coding.
CSS Zen Garden is a designers paradise
The thing about this website is that the code is awesome. The chance to pour through the code and learn everything you can about these amazing designs all at the flick of a mouse button. CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on a page. It saves time in its simplicity and effectiveness.
CSS Zen Garden is an absolute must see in our choice of must see websites on the internet. Choose one of the many different styles and observe the simplicity and beauty. On the right side of the page there are several washes and styles you can choose from. Just click the mouse and change the page look. It is that simple. A robot named Jimmy by meltmedia is a fun layout encompassing the beauty of CSS design. Apothecary by Trent Walton is another beautiful design, as well as Fountain Kiss by Jeremy Carlson. Of course, we must not forget the site designer Dave Shea’s Verde Moderna is a breath of fresh air in a world full of jumbled code and chaos.
On our top 10 list this is one every web designer should see! Well Done Dave Shea!