Mobile Up, Widescreen Down, or Somewhere In-Between?

When designing and developing a responsive site should you begin with the small screen first and work your way up or would you do better to start big and work your way back down? Maybe one of the in-between breakpoints would make for a better place to start.

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How Do You Prepare For Inevitable Change?

When external forces impose a change you don’t like, what do you do? Do you fight and resist it? Do you adapt to it? How about when things aren’t changing. Do you prepare for change? Do you practice how you’ll deal with its arrival? Are you open to all the possibilities change brings?

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Content Choreography — Why Our Float Based Approach To Layout Should Evolve

The easiest way to rearrange a design’s layout for different devices and conditions is simply to drop one column below another when space no longer allows them to sit side by side. It may be easiest, but it’s hardly the best approach.

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Should Designers Code?

Every industry has debates where people on either side hold rigidly to a point of view without really thinking through the issue. The world of web design is no exception and one of the debates we seem to argue about is whether or not web designers need to code to be effective web designers.

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Responsive Design — Beyond The Minimum

A few months ago I wrote an article about responsive design being easier than many people think. It was in reply to a comment on an earlier post disagreeing with my assertion that responsive sites take a similar amount of time to build as static sites. It was also a reply to all the people who suggest responsive design is too difficult and not worth the effort.

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