Digital Web Magazine: In Defense of Fahrner Image Replacement

Not everyone agrees with FIR. Dave Shea writes an article explaining why he supports it.

As the Web moves away from presentational, hacked-up HTML towards a structural future, code is becoming abstract and graphic designers are losing their traditional control. CSS offers wonderful methods of regaining it, and in many ways goes further than HTML ever did. But it doesn’t go far enough yet, and designers still need images.