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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Where And How To Set Breakpoints In Media Queries

Flexible layouts work well to a point, but there comes a time when we need a more drastic change than simply allowing design elements to expand and contract. There comes a point where we need the ability to make larger changes in how elements flow within a design. Enter media queries. Now with official W3C goodness.
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Maintaining Image Hierarchy And Aspect Ratio In Responsive Design

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about images in the context of responsive design. We looked at how to serve different images to different devices and then a couple of potential ways to replace bitmap images with icon fonts and SVG.
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