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Web design trends: graphic reflections

Posted Friday, June 30, 2006 2:09:42 PM by Zoe Gillenwater

Zoe Gillenwater

One of the web design trends I've noticed over the past several months is to make text or graphics appear to be reflected, as if there is a piece of glass that they are sitting on. I've started tagging sites that I come across that exhibit this graphic effect, and you can see the beginning of my collection at

Today I found a Javascript that will generate the reflections for you. I haven't used it, but it looks pretty slick. If you're dying to get in on this reflective trend, try the reflection.js script out.

Category tags: Designing for the Web, Dreamweaver, JavaScript