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Ben Bodien

Welcome back, 24Ways team!

I love the idea of using transparency in borders to blend them in a bit to a textured or photographic background. Tiny touches like that really lift an interface.

Varying opacity on hover is also a nice effect, but I’ve noticed a few sites doing this on elements that aren’t actually link targets, which I find distracting.

Bring on the rest of the month!