What Should You Know About Content Before You Design?

Content informs design. You can’t design a website without an understanding of what content will be on it. You don’t need and likely can’t have every last piece of content written before you get started, but you should at least know as much as you can about that content before you can design a site.
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Responsive Design: Sensors, Systems, And Actuators

I’ve been talking about various aspects of responsive design for a few months now and while there are plenty of topics that could still be covered, I thought it was time to wrap up this series and move on to some other things.
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Goals, Constraints, And Concept In A Redesign

Last week I walked through some of my thinking about why it was time to redesign this site as well as the business goals that helped shape the redesign. Today I want to talk about the goals and constraints I set for the design itself and then offer some thoughts about the aesthetic concept for the design.
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Workflows In A Responsive World: From Waterfall To Agile

Responsive design brings a new approach and philosophy to creating and building websites. Many are finding their old workflows less than ideal for responsive projects.
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The Thought Process That Shaped This Design

Now that the new design has been live a couple of weeks I want to begin sharing the thought process behind it. While there are plenty of articles online showing you how to code this or that, there’s not enough where designers share why they made decisions.
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