On the limitations of our web design tools

A detailed analysis of the limitations of the most popular tool for web design today.

It’s easy to forget the constraints of the web while working in Photoshop — and as a result, you can end up with a design that’s too difficult or too expensive to reproduce in CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Photoshop mock-ups have the additional downside of giving clients unrealistic expectations, leaving them disappointed when the final result isn’t exactly the same as the layout they first saw. —Web design: Is this the end of Photoshop?

February 9, 2013 ☼ quotes