Update: Add another article to the fray: Crossing the Chasm Between Design and Code
There seems to be a lot of discussion going on about how a “real” web designer also needs to have serious HTML and CSS chops, otherwise they’re just (in the words of one blogger) “drawing pictures.” Some blog posts of note:
- If You Can Think, Design & Code, You Win
- Web Design is Product Design
- Why The Valley Wants Designers That Can Code
Okay, fine, if you want to focus this on the designer, one could take that point.