May 20, 2011


Paul Smith's picture
Paul Smith
Senior Visual Designer

Inspired by, Placekitten is "a quick and simple service for getting pictures of kittens for use as placeholders in your designs or code." In your web browser, simply add the size of your image separated by a slash (width/height) after their URL ( and you’ll get a perfectly sized placeholder.

Like this:

And you'll get this:

Or for greyscale, all you have to do is add a 'g' like this:

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eliza 's picture

How could any design presentation fail if shown with kittens!?! Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant.

Justin's picture

Perhaps the most important evolution of development environment cuteness in the past 80 year. This may be the reason why live wallpaper was invented for the Android device.

Julian's picture

Love it!

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