CSS3 Showcase: Illustration with Code
With CSS3, there are a lot of things to be excited about. When I read CSS3 For Web Designers, my first thought was that it could be an amazing illustrator’s toolkit. Here are two awesome sites that go beyond using CSS3 for box shadows and rounded corners:
BeerCamp SXSW 2010
SImple and brilliant, isn’t it? This site uses CSS to make lollipop trees and a block of buildings.
For the Record
I saw this in a .net showcase and instantly had to check it out. It is basically a series of infographics that illustrates the variety and depth of one person’s record collection. The content is interesting and the design is beautiful. The page tells a story without any extraneous nonsense. Love.
Many of these features are ready to implement today.
We don’t have to wait for entire specs to be completed, we can start using some hawtness now.