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Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design by Ethan Marcotte, Dan Cederholm

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Chapter 2. Rounded Corners with border-radius

 

You have to roll up your sleeves and be a stonecutter before you can become a sculptor—command of craft always precedes art: apprentice, journeyman, master.

 
 --Philip Gerard, author

I have a bold prediction to make here, folks: Rounded corners are destined to become the hottest new design trend on the Web!

*Rimshot*

I kid, of course. But no one can deny the popularity (and more importantly the utility) of rounded corners, and that they have their place among other tools of design. And remember, it’s not rounded corners that are the problem—it’s the abuse of rounded corners that’s the problem. That said, a corner that is rounded off is simply a method of manipulating a square box. It’s a tool and a treatment ...

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