Tag Archive for Yorgo Nestoridis

Web Design Workshop 16 – Scroll over Background

How to let your Content Scroll over the Background Scr5olling over a background image may save resources, namely if you use a large background picture. Also it gives you more control over the way your blog displays on different monitors and with different resolution settings. On my design blog you see an example. Background CSS…

Transparent WordPress Theme Design

Transparent WordPress with Semiomantics XO
Developing a transparent WordPress Based Photo Blog, I got inspired to use some elements in a Grunge environment. It’s creative, it’s fun, it’s the Semiomantics XO Theme for WordPress.
Grunge Background
The first step is to create a grunge background:
This background is 1680 x 1250 pixels big and has a weight of 130 [...]

Transparent WordPress Semiomantics XO

Transparent WordPress with Semiomantics XO
Developing a transparent WordPress Based Photo Blog, I got inspired to use some elements in a Grunge environment. It’s creative, it’s fun, it’s the Semiomantics XO Theme for WordPress.
Grunge Background
The first step is to create a grunge background:
This background is 1680 x 1250 pixels big and has a weight of 130 [...]

Fancy Fonts Headers

Fancy Fonts Headers
To give some ideas for fancy fonts headers I have prepared some files you may download and use as the case may be. They consist of a 1024 x 200 pixels Photoshop file (which can be edited in GIMP as well). Please download and install the fonts before editing.
1. Fancy Header Fonts
Some Fancy [...]

Design Graphic Background

Design Graphic Background
While I prefer to keep my backgrounds white, I have added a background to this site for the purpose of the Web design Workshop.
The Background needs to be in harmony with the color scheme which is based on black-blue #000125 and red #B3000.
Background based on an image
This is what I did:
1. Take a [...]

Blockquote, Pullquote and Code

Blockquote and Code
On WordPress powered web sites Blockquote and Code tags can help to edit posts in a more attractive and differentiated way. By Semiomantics XO styles the blockquote as a “pullquote”; the difference between block and pullquote is that text wraps around pullquotes, while blockquotes keep empty space left or right of the blockquote.
What [...]

Ycademy Seminars in October 2009

Ycademy Online Seminars in October 2009 October will be a busy month, first due to the release of Windows 7 in the USA and then because we will run daily sessions on Web Design and Image Editing throughout the month. Windows 7 Online Seminar The windows 7 Special Seminar is designed for all Windows Vista…

Design Branding

Design Branding
To brand my site “Design” I start by applying a color scheme.
Design Colors
Here are the color codes for Design:
Blue #000125
White #ffffff
Red #b30000
Design Colors output
Here the visual representation of the above colors on the site: