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How to build a Low-Tech website: Software & Hardware:

dithered switchboard room

In order to reduce the size of the images, without diminishing their role in the design and the blog itself, we reverted to a technique called dithering: [...] We chose dithering not only for the compression but also for the aesthetic and reading experience. Converting the images to grayscale and then dithering them allows us to scale them in a visually attractive way to 100% of the view port, despite their small sizes. This gives each article a visual consistency and provides the reader with pauses in the long articles.

I suspect my love for low-colour dithered images lies purely in the realm of nostalgia, but it's refreshing to see such care for webpage sizes in 2021. Great read!