Just as reference for later perusal:

  • In Defense of Fahrner Image Replacement:  nice description of a technique for adding images to a website without the <img> tag and with better underlying content for image-incapable browsers.  Requires CSS.
  • css Zen Garden: looks like this has some nice examples of CSS use.  Linked from the above article.
  • Web design postcards: Collection of little snippets of tips and such for web design.  Need to go and read through them.