Helpful Responsive Design Articles

Responsive design allows a layout to adapt to the varying screen sizes of the many devices used for surfing the web. I’m new to responsive design, and am still in the process of learning how to implement it. Below is a short list of links that I’ve found very helpful. I recommend these articles for those of you who are starting out. Read More…

Thoughts on my profession

I took my first classes in web design back in 1999. I graduated college a year and a half earlier with a B.F.A in printmaking and painting. I became interested in web design because it was a fairly new and exciting field, and there was a possibility that it would lead to a decent job.  I’ve now worked in the field for almost twelve years. The purpose of this post is to explain the field and my thoughts on positioning for the future. Maybe you’re someone interested in starting a career in web design or someone already working in the field. Read More…

The argument for mobile web

You probably thought this argument was over and that every institution or business was already developing their sites for the mobile web. Amazingly, this isn’t the case. I work in an in-house web development group at one of the many national laboratories. While this particular institution is touted for its scientific breakthroughs and some of the fastest supercomputers in the world, its willingness to communicate their achievements to the public in a modern and accessible way is lacking. One modern and accessible form of communication, it seems to be avoiding, is the mobile web. Read More…

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