Posts Tagged: work process

Essential considerations for crafting quality media queries

Learn what you need to know to set up media queries that maximize efficiency and robustness for your particular project. There are pros and cons to making your media queries embedded versus external, overlapping versus stacking your media queries, starting with mobile versus desktop styles, and using conditional comments versus JavaScript to add support for IE 8 and earlier versions.

Living, breathing design comps

Presenting static image comps to clients can be especially problematic if you create flexible layouts. Try building an (X)HTML/CSS version of the design to show to your client instead in order to make designing and creating flexible layouts easier.

Should web designers build their own pages?

Web designers need to know the strengths and constraints of HTML and CSS in order to successfully create visual designs that work for the web. They don’t have to actually build the pages, but they should have some idea how to if they had to.