Veerle Pieters has published a tutorial series entitled “Designing a CSS Template”, which makes a refreshing change from many existing tutorials in concentrating on design first, and only discussing implementation using CSS towards the end. It’s available in four parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

And speaking of design, I came across a great example of fresh CSS design today in the form of Bastiaan Terhorst’s Vivified. It’s striking to say the least. And to think that just a year ago people were still writing off CSS as resulting in design work that was boxy and uninspired. Times have certainly changed.

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  • xiberk

    For a long list of great CSS designed sites, check out CSS Vault. Vivified.net is currently featured there.

  • Merlin Unknown

    And……for a great plethora of templates created using CSS, check out the CSS Zen Garden.

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  • http://www.perezdesigngroup.com PerezDesignGroup

    Just wanted to thank everyone for these golden links and articles. It’s about time someone took the time to explain the process from start to finish. Especially with a standard as important as CSS.

  • http://www.igeek.info asp_funda

    Thanks to all, especially to Simon for pointing out Veerle’s tutorial series & to Veerle for writing such a great tut. I’m now thinking of abandoning tables for my page layouts. ;)

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