A brief thought about collaboration.
Web Design & Development
In which I explain why I’m not sad that Adobe killed Fireworks having already moved onto a much better tool for interface design.
I engage with the two main approaches to the matter of responsive images and find them wanting. Could “Bah, humbug!” be a reasonable response to markup excess?
Responsive web design is an emerging best practice, but innovation is focused on technical implementations while the visual aesthetic remains ignored. Put another way, we’re embracing ‘responsive’ but neglecting the second part: ‘design’. Now is the time to seek out an aesthetic that is truer to the medium.
A five-part tutorial that gives an introduction to Responsive Web Design. I begin with an illustration of how one might design a website with infinite layouts. I go on describe each component of responsive design: fluid grids, flexible images and media queries, before finishing with testing, optimisation and performance.
I unfurl my seraph wings to proclaim peace on Earth and the importance of goodwill between designers and developers. It’s not the office Secret Santa that unites them, but constant contact and shared appreciation.