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Tangled in Design is the work of Stephen Greig, currently a Freelance Web Designer/Front-end guy in Penarth, South Wales.

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I wrote a book on advanced CSS3, published by John Wiley & Sons. You should totally buy it…

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Tangled in Design is the work of Stephen Greig, currently a Freelance Web Designer/Front-end guy in Penarth, South Wales.

Stephen specialises in design and front-end development, notably HTML5 & semantics, scalable CSS, along with particular expertise in the experimental, cutting edge CSS3 modules.

Stephen's been in the industry as a full-time professional for 4 years, during which he has graduated with a First Class BA Honours degree, written a 380 page book on advanced CSS3 and progressed to Senior Designer & Developer at a web agency in Auckland, New Zealand.

He has since moved back to his first home in South Wales where he now works as a Freelance Web Designer/Front-end guy.

Stephen loves sports and is a keen follower of Hereford United Football Club as well as the Welsh Rugby Union and Football teams.

He also has a deep passion for music and boasts an extremely varied taste, as is evident by his last.fm profile.

He also likes swearing and thinks that talking in third person is cool as fuck.

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  1. CSS Lightbox Made Practical With PHP

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    In my recent book on advanced CSS3 (may as well get the inevitable plug out the way early), I described how we can use CSS3 to develop a genuine lightbox solution, without the help of any JavaScript. I also mentioned the pitfalls of this technique, which unfortunately outweigh the benefits and therefore make it an […]

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  2. Pastures New: A Year in Writing

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    So here it is. The new site. Like the old one – but better, simpler, more mature and more focused. The re-design represents a new direction and a re-defined purpose. I started this site over two years ago with the aim of offering my design and development services and blogging as much as possible about […]

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  3. Using CSS3 Filters to Enhance your Transitions

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    CSS3 Filters are a pretty exciting prospect for us Web Designers as they make effects that we typically associate with Photoshop, possible to apply in the browser with ease. Assuming across-the-board support eventually arrives, we can wave goodbye to countless annoying sprites for simple hover effects and instead, replace this tedious process with a single […]

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  4. From Concept to Live in 8 Days: Messi Vs Ronaldo

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    A couple of weeks ago, I was watching some Spanish football (the Madrid derby to be precise) – Cristiano Ronaldo banged in yet another hat-trick for his club and soon my train of thought was mulling over the sheer amount of goals that Ronaldo and his Barcelona rival Messi keep on scoring for their respective […]

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  5. Deciding what Responsive Breakpoints to use

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    Let’s start off by discussing a rather common mindset when it comes to responsive development – it’s the wrong mindset to take on (in my opinion of course) but it seems to be the default thought-process for many. It’s understandable, but we’ll be explaining why in reality, it’s pretty daft. The Wrong Mindset! Okay, so […]

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