IN THIS ISSUE: What’s On Trend… and What’s Next?

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It’s tough to predict exactly what’s in store for 2012, but a number of design celebrities have given it their best shot. Here are their predictions for the trends you need to be mindful of in order to succeed. We asked them and below you can see how they see the future trends.

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Interview

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Checking in with Chris Coyier

One of the most beautiful things about the web is that it’s constantly changing. While these changes and improvements can be overwhelming, Chris Coyier is here to help us get caught up!
First I want to thank Chris Coyier for taking the time out of his busy schedule to do an interview for Dolody.

Q 1. Do you have any thoughts or predictions about design trends that may become more popular or significant in the next 2 years?

The profession of web design is beginning to mature. In the coming years we’ll see people entering the field who are spending less time struggl…

Quick Tutorial

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With the wide variety of CSS3 techniques available today, it’s easier than ever to create remarkable websites and provide a more engaging user experience. Thoughtful CSS is CSS that respects our designs, that is handcrafted with precision. In this article, we’ll walk through five CSS3 CSS3 methods, media query tips, and CSS gems to learn in a few minutes.

What’s inside:

  1. Add Texture to your Web Fonts using the magic pill.
  2. * { box-sizing: border-box } FTW
  3. Make your Content Editable.
  4. The :before And :after Pseudo-Elements.
  5. MediaQueries: Common Device Width

GEMS FOR STEAL

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Finally a Photoshop grid for responsive web design. A recent post by Elliot Jays Stockswent ahead and made a Photoshop-centric grid we’ve dreamed of for designing your next PSD. You can find the download link on his website and check out the live HTML demo.

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Wordless is a new plugin for WordPress that helps increase the speed of theme development. The plugin adds Coffeescript, HAML templating, and much more. The plugin has the ability to create a new theme skeleton directly within the WordPress backend interface.

THE DESIGN GALLERY

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Hot Community Discussions

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    “I think the important thing is to never take anything for granted and question everything — all the known interface design conventions, the clichés and rules of the genre. These are formulas, and to us formulas are just a fancy way of describing the rut you’re stuck in.” — Phill Ryu, in a Venture Beat interview.

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    It is interesting to see the different underrated CSS properties that don’t get that much attention. Getting acquainted with them can be quite useful. The author came over some CSS properties that are not well known and maybe not as appealing as the classic ones border-radius and box-shadow. What’s nice about this post is that the author stated the support for each CSS property he covered: Webkit, Gecko, CSS 2.1. Properties and CSS3 Properties.

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    #The50 addresses the most common concerns held by graduating creatives and aims to bridge the gap between art college and the professional world.
    Each piece of advice has been written within 140 characters and features a consistent hash-tag, making them easy to share across Twitter.

Weekly Wall of Fame

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Ethan Marcotte

is a popular and experienced web designer & developer, a speaker and author. He cares deeply about beautiful design, elegant code, and the intersection of the two. He wrote the most popular “Responsive Web Design” tutorial on the planet.

From the Archive

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This post was published in early 2005 by the folks over at Adaptive Path, and from the title you can figure out that was the time when AJAX was a new term to many out there at that time.