The Responsive Unknown: Typography and Layout

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In the process of building responsive sites, designers are inevitably confronted with the most difficult decisions up front. Unless you don’t spend any time planning, wireframing, and re-planning your project, a big chuck of your project concern is going to be how your content scales.

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The Responsive Unknown: Introduction

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There are quite a few areas in a RWD project that allow for time saving methods. While some components, like how to create media queries, how to handle media and where to define breakpoints have been heavily discussed there are other areas, like how we do wireframes, concepts and style guides in an efficient manner that have room for exploration.

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Designing in the Dust

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This morning I was following my standard routine of absent staring into my twitter feed when I noticed Mark Boulton fire out a tweet commending Sarah Parmenter for deciding to hire on two apprentices. Mark goes on to mention that a similar action on his part was one of the best decisions they made at his design firm. I remember back when Mark had decided to take that endeavor, he published posts and content about it and a lot of members of this design community of ours commended him on this move. All of this leads me to wonder why we didn’t and still don’t see more of this behavior.

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Just When I Thought You Couldn’t Possibly Be Any Dumber

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I enjoy a good movie as much as the next guy. I particularly enjoy myself a good comedy. Because of this I’ve decided to jump into a bit of a series of typographic posters that celebrate some of my favorite movie quotes. We are starting things off on a good foot with just one of the many classic lines that make Dumb and Dumber stand out as one of my favorite movies ever.

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Animate Background Gradients with CSS3

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It’s been a little while since I had some fun with CSS on my blog, time to fix that. Today I want to look into putting together some buttons with CSS3. Now, this is nothing new of course. I’m sure there are hundreds of articles out there talking about what you can do with CSS3 to make some great buttons that don’t lean on images for support. Indeed I have been using CSS to build interface pieces for quite some time now and as a result I have come to favor certain styles and ways of going about my button creation. Let’s look into some of the pros and cons offered by CSS3.

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