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TwentyEleven Theme

For a while now, a kickass theme has been available for WordPress.com users, called the Duster theme. This theme has been converted for WordPress.org users and seems to be given a new name, the...

Theming for the Masses

I got plenty of good design and code considerations in this slideshow from Wordcamp Seattle 2011, by Michael Fields. I wish there’s a presentation video somewhere.

Join the WordPress theme review team

Justin Tadlock invites you to join the WordPress theme review team. Any theme submitted to the WordPress.org Theme Directory gets reviewed by this team first, and the deluge of new themes is tough to...

Don’t Mimic Real-World Interfaces

Ben Brooks talks about how creating realistic looking interfaces (like OSX Lion’s iCal) is not necessarily the best option: It’s great that you spent 16 hours making that wood grain and stainless steel look...

Designing Faster with a Baseline Grid

I’m to working with vertical grid. Not so with adding baseline grid, though, despite it being the key to having a typographic rhythm: Building a horizontal grid is of course a fundamental step, but...

Know Your Type: Myriad

Eugene Mosier, production art director at the time praised the typeface for its “proletarian feel,” appropriately dubbing Myriad the “Volkswagen bug of typefaces.” Read the article here.