Ian Yates
My name's Ian and I'm editor of Web Design content at Tuts+. Ask me anything you like about web design… I'll find someone who knows the answer.
  • Web Design
    Vintage Modernism: A Quick ExaminationPreview
    Vintage Modernism in web design has been around a while now, and is one of those definitions which you'll perhaps hear, but doesn't seem to have gained any official traction. Regardless of that, I still love it. So here is a quick roundup which looks at what Vintage Modernism is, and why it's so great.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Win 1 of 3 Super Cute MySuiteStuff Pillows! (Winners Announced)Preview
    I don't think I need to promote this one too much - you lot climb over each other for pillows whenever we give them away on Tuts+! Our friends at MySuiteStuff have generously offered up three web design-related pillows for grabs; Ps, Dw, and Fw. Leave a comment to let me know which one you'd like and you might be lucky!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Weekend Presentation: The CSS of TomorrowPreview
    Just because you didn’t get to go to that awesome conference doesn’t mean that you can’t still watch the lectures! We've featured Peter Gasston a couple of times recently, so we'll round off the week with him talking at a London Web Standards meetup about the future of CSS3.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Interview With CSS3 Guru Peter Gasston4d46dc77e2f90ad8986ca4.l. v179463365 sx200
    Peter Gasston is a developer, accomplished speaker, nonogram addict, and is the brains behind The Book of CSS3. You'll probably know him from his contributions to www.css3.info and his blog www.broken-links.com. Having reviewed his book, I thought I'd fire a few questions in his direction (if you're interested in CSS3, I suggest you read what he had to say)…Read More…
  • Web Design
    "Book of CSS3" Review and Giveaway! (Winners Announced)Preview2
    Peter Gasston's Book of CSS3 has been by my side, on my desk, and in my laptop case for a couple of weeks now. It's a seriously substantial guide, and in it Peter leaves no CSS3 stone unturned. Read on for more of my thoughts on the book, and enter to win a copy of your own!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Readers' Poll: How do You Combat Designer's Block?Readerspulse
    A blank screen. A big, white, blank screen. Looking at me, mocking me. I know, I'll make a cup of tea. Must think of something brilliant.. I wonder what my mates are doing now? They're probably in the pub talking about the game on Saturday. It was a good game. Wait, is that the time already?!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Create a Swish CSS3 Folded Ribbon in Five MinutesPreview
    Take one line of markup, a couple of CSS3 rules (no images), and you can have yourself a swish folded ribbon effect in five minutes. Let's see how..Read More…
  • Web Design
    Readers' Poll: Which is Your Preferred eCommerce Solution?Readerspulse
    If you've ever been involved in an eCommerce project, the odds are that you've used one (or more) of the many off-the-shelf solutions available these days. Which ones have you worked with? Which ones do you recommend? And which ones, as a designer, would you like to learn more about?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Envato Remote Staff Infographic: A Case StudyPreview
    A few weeks ago I pulled together an infographic to highlight some facts and figures regarding Envato's Remote Staff. Let's take a look at some of the decision making, workflow and techniques that went into making it.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Inspirational Infographic Blogs, Portfolios, Showcases, and ResourcesInfo is beautiful book
    Every now and then we all need a good dose of infographic goodness. Varied, emotive and often surprising, infographics help us absorb facts and figures in the most effective way possible: visually. Go on, grab a cappuccino and dive into this collection of infographic resources.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Profiling: Can You Stereotype Your Users by Their Browsers?Preview
    A (bogus) report issued on Friday suggests that Internet Explorer users are dumb. While you may or may not agree, it does beg the question: can we stereotype our users by their browser choice? If so, can we deliver content and user experience based on those generalizations?Read More…
  • Web Design
    Extreme Makeover: jPaginator CSS3 Edition200
    jPaginator is a nifty jQuery plugin by Remy Elazare which combines pagination and scrolling in a simple user interface. Remy recently asked me if I would like to use it for something on Webdesigntuts+ and I figured it would be a great candidate for a style make-over.Read More…