CSS gradient tips (and more!)

What do drop shadows, gradients, rounded corners, transformations and animations have in common? Yes, they’re a recipe for the disaster we once called Web 2.0, and have since been taken behind the shed, but they’re also a group of new tricks we can do with CSS. Not all browsers support them yet, but enough do to let us have some fun.

I recently had the honour of redesigning most of the website for location-based social networking service Gowalla with Keegan Jones. Gowalla is a very design-centric company, and it fully understands the power of an interface that’s easy to use but also a pleasure to look at.

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