hello, i’m andreas norman

a designer and web developer

Nice to meet you

I am a designer and web developer based in Malmö, Sweden. I design and develop websites and mobile applications for a living, currently at Knowit.
This website is where I write stuff related to my profession and share and plug my open source projects.

Recent blog posts
7 Aug, 2013

How to view “localhost” using your iPhone or iPad

When doing responsive design you want to test the changes made on your iPhone the same way you test it in your browser, by browsing to localhost.

20 Jun, 2013

My ultimate HTML startup template

I used to copy the head element and its content from my old projects but that got tedious and sometimes it didn’t work, so I made this template.

31 May, 2013

Grid guide generator for Adobe Photoshop

If you’re working a lot with responsive design and grid based design you might like this little Photoshop script I’ve made.

28 May, 2013

Responsive content is king

With all the focus on tablets, different smartphones and amazing navigation concepts it’s easy to forget the most important task in your responsive web project.

14 May, 2013

Compress and cache your CSS with PHP

I’ve recently been a bit obsessed with loading speed and I’ve done some research on how to speed up things by compressing and caching and headers etc.

9 Apr, 2013

4 excellent JavaScripts for almost every website

I’ve collected some scripts that I often use for my web projects. These are some of my favorite scripts you might say.

21 Mar, 2013

Twitter isn’t what it used to be…

With a risk of sounding like a nostalgic whining old geezer I must say that I think Twitter was a lot better a few years ago, before it became an everyday hipster tool, like it is today.

19 Mar, 2013

A look into the evolution of cell phone design

Bill uses a pile of old cell phones to show the seven basic design constraints that shape a mobile phone.

18 Mar, 2013

WordPress: Add an extra image property to your page template

It’s possible to add extra fields for your page templates in WordPress. You can even add extra image properties that will use the Media Browser. This article will explain how.

4 Sep, 2012

Create better gradients in Photoshop

There are few things in photoshop that get me pissed off more that the banding problems gradients produce.