Posts Tagged ‘responsive web design’

  1. 01 Jul, 2015

    Container Queries: Once More Unto the Breach

    Mat Marquis explains the current status of element queries, which have now been rebranded as “container queries”. This is a big and necessary step for pattern-based design and development. We all just want to create components, drop them into any layout, […]

  2. 04 May, 2015

    Revisiting the Priority+ Pattern

    In his article Obvious Always Wins, Luke Wroblewski warns of the dangers of sweeping links and actions under the rug. It’s challenging to find the room to expose important actions on constrained mobile screen sizes, but it’s necessary for designers to do so. A while back, […]

  3. 09 Apr, 2015

    14 reasons you should attend one of my responsive design workshops

    @benbrignell asked me to give 14 reasons why he should attend my upcoming responsive design workshop at UX London. So here are 14 reasons why you should attend one of my upcoming workshops: Unlimited pancakes New car smell Responsive design […]

  4. 22 Mar, 2015

    Email Responses #1: Workflow & Client Education

    Note: I’m going to start posting some of my email responses to people here on my blog. I think a lot of people’s questions are valuable and think they’re worthy of a broader discussion. And I hope the advice I’m […]

  5. 10 Mar, 2015

    Future Friendly Fruition

    Disruption will only accelerate. The quantity and diversity of connected devices—many of which we haven’t imagined yet—will explode, as will the quantity and diversity of the people around the world who use them. Future friendly It’s been three and a […]

  6. 15 Oct, 2014

    Adaptive design: what is it and why should I be using it?

    I contributed some thoughts alongside Aaron Gustafson, Lara Kalbag, and others about why applying adaptive design techniques is increasingly essential to craft great multi-device Web experiences.

  7. 23 Jul, 2014

    The Principles of Adaptive Design

    There’s a conversation that crops up time to time again about the definition of responsive design and treating RWD as a goal unto itself. Has it evolved beyond Ethan Marcotte’s original definition? There are so many articles out there on […]

  8. 21 Nov, 2013

    ish. 2.0

    I’m happy to introduce ish. 2.0. For the uninitiated, ish. is yet another viewport resizing tool. It’s called “ish.” because it focuses on general ranges (small-ish. medium-ish. large-ish.), rather than popular device widths. It’s our jobs as web designers to […]

  9. 14 Oct, 2013

    Entertainment Weekly

    Earlier this year I had the tremendous opportunity to create a responsive mobile site for Entertainment Weekly. I was privileged to work with some ridiculously talented people on this project: Josh Clark was our fearless leader. He assembled the team, […]

  10. 24 Sep, 2013

    Responsive Design to the Rescue: How HOMAGE Grew Mobile Revenue by 258%

    Note: the following is a guest post by Jonathan Poma, the director of Digital at HOMAGE. HOMAGE is one of my favorite t-shirt stores, and I constantly get compliments on my Boomshakalaka t-shirt. As it happens, they recently launched a […]

  11. 19 Sep, 2013

    Responsive Web Design: 6 Experts, 4 Questions

    Note: this piece was originally published on Net Magazine, who recently nuked about 10,000 articles when they moved over to Creative Bloq. In an effort to preserve the writing I did for them, I’m republishing those articles here on my […]

  12. 19 Sep, 2013

    The Top 25 Responsive Design Tools

    Note: this piece was originally published on Net Magazine, who recently nuked about 10,000 articles when they moved over to Creative Bloq. In an effort to preserve the writing I did for them, I’m republishing those articles here on my […]

  13. 19 Sep, 2013

    Five Responsive Web Design Pitfalls To Avoid

    Note: this piece was originally published on Net Magazine, who recently nuked about 10,000 articles when they moved over to Creative Bloq. In an effort to preserve the writing I did for them, I’m republishing those articles here on my […]

  14. 18 Aug, 2013

    I wrote a cover story for Net Magazine rounding up 25 useful responsive design tools. It was a difficult task to round so many up since I typically shy away from using a whole slew of frameworks, gizmos, and what-have-yous, […]

  15. 31 Jul, 2013

    Responsive web design: 6 experts, 4 questions

    I answered some questions about responsive web design, and so 5 other great folks: Aaron Gustafson, Ben Callahan, Dan Mall, Dave Rupert. I personally think it’s really interesting to see what everybody has to say about frameworks.

  16. 23 Jan, 2013

    The Post-PSD Era: A problem of expectations

    Here’s design extraordinaire Dan Mall with a follow up to my thoughts on The Post-PSD Era. Dan deftly explains how everything comes down to setting client expectations up front and building great collaborative teams. A++++ post.

  17. 15 Nov, 2012

    Adaptive Maps

    Some web interface elements require only basic resizing in order to function properly across contexts. However, not everything is that simple, and maps is one of those cases that requires more consideration. While techniques exist to create fluid and scalable […]

  18. 19 Mar, 2012

    Responsive Web Design: Missing the Point

    Alex Mangini touched on something I think is extremely important. In his post, Why Is Responsive Design Such a Big Deal? Seriously…You Tell Me, he asks: Do you really need to serve your “mobile” visitors a different layout based on […]

  19. 02 Mar, 2012

    Planting the Seed for a Responsive Future

    Stephanie Rieger has a beautiful post called Responsive Is a Characteristic, which is a fantastic reminder that responsiveness should be an important component of any project, even if it’s not a full-blown, certified-organic responsive experience. This is what I tend […]

  20. 24 Feb, 2012

    Responsive Navigation Patterns

    Update: I’ve also written about complex navigation patterns for responsive design. Top and left navigations are typical on large screens, but lack of screen real estate on small screens makes for an interesting challenge. As responsive design becomes more popular, […]

  21. 03 Jan, 2012

    A tel Tale Sign

    In this responsive age, it’s worth pointing out that mobile phones can make things called “telephone calls.” Once upon a time, in an era before web forms and e-mail, the best way to make a dinner reservation, place an order, […]

  22. 02 Oct, 2011

    For a Future-Friendly Web

    We need to start thinking and acting in a more future-friendly way when approaching web design. The diversity of web-enabled devices is increasing at an alarming rate. We have to rethink our content and the contexts in which our content is viewed.