Grainy Gradients

By layering a noisy SVG background and a gradient on top of each other, in combination with a filter that increases the contrast, Jimmy Chion creates these wonderful “Grainy Gradients”. See the Pen Grainy Gradient, step 3 by Jimmy Chion (@cjimmy) on CodePen. Over at CSS-Tricks he lays out the details: In this article, we’ll …

Animating a CSS Gradient Border

Recently, Stephanie Eckles sent out a call to revive the use of CSS border-image. Not to use it with images — which requires a pretty nasty syntax — but to create Gradient Borders in CSS. 🎉 Time to revive an old CSS property! When `border-image` was announced, I was off-put b/c the syntax was so …

Multi-line gradient links

Zell Liew deconstructed and recreated the gradient links as seen on CSS-Tricks When I saw the CSS Tricks redesign, I was hooked. I loved the links with gradients. I told myself I’m going to use gradient links for my next project. The result looks like this: Uses the aforementioned box-decoration-break to span styles across multiple …

Grade.js

This JavaScript library produces complementary gradients generated from the top 2 dominant colours in supplied images. Apply the Grade function to elements wrapping the source images: <script src="path/to/grade.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> window.addEventListener('load', function(){ Grade(document.querySelectorAll('.gradient-wrap')) }) </script> … <div class="gradient-wrap"> <img src="./samples/finding-dory.jpg" alt="" /> </div> Installation possible with npm: npm install grade-js Grade.js →Grade Source (GitHub) →