Tag Archives: responsive web design

Design theory for the web workshop at Interlink conference

Sadly, Interlink conference has been cancelled. I’m gutted that I won’t be visiting Canada this year, but I totally understand how difficult it is to run a conference, especially if you’re trying to put on the best possible event for your attendees and speakers. I’m running my ‘Design theory for the web’ workshop at Interlink […]

Responsive Day Out

A month ago I spoke at Responsive Day Out, an “affordable, enjoyable gathering of UK designers and developers sharing their workflow strategies, techniques, and experiences with responsive web design.” As I said to Jeremy Keith when he first asked me if I wanted to do it, this would be a day I couldn’t possibly miss, […]

24 Ways: Design Systems

I’ve been thinking a lot about the design in ‘responsive’ design lately. My post on 24ways is where I started to get some of my thoughts and ideas out. Here I talk about design systems and how thinking in this way, and basing our processes around this concept, can help us create more flexible future-proof […]

display: none;

Or The things you think are common knowledge but really they aren’t. I was on the ShopTalk show a few weeks ago, and a few people have asked me what I meant when I said “display: none; naughties.” I foolishly thought that people would understand what I meant, (and I’ll come to that later) so I […]

Grids, flexibility and responsiveness

First steps: choosing a typeface The first step in my grid design was to choose an appropriate typeface. I knew this would be everything on such a text-heavy site, and I really struggled because, as with all the elements on my personal site, I wanted it to reflect “me”. I wanted a typeface that felt […]

Responsive Web Design

I had ordered Responsive Web Design by Ethan Marcotte as soon as it came out, but being at Ampersand conference, and hearing so many people recommend it, really spurred me to take a few hours out to get on and read it. Responsive web design is a term summarising design that has a flexibility allowing it […]

Notes from Ampersand conference — My Digest

I’ve tried to condense my notes from Ampersand conference into a more useful digest. More than anything this, like my live-tweeting at past conferences, is really a selfish activity to help me absorb the ideas from Ampersand better by reflecting on the themes of the day. And of course in the spirit of the web […]

Future Of Web Design 2011 – The Summary – Day Two

Day Two Ethan Marcotte – Responsive Web Design [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70764623061729280"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70765105113088000"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70765603635470337"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/aral/status/70765587453837312"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70766758608388096"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70767608542134272"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70768314661617664"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70768677590540288"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70769336872218624"] Femi T Adesina – Enhancing your Creativity I mis-hastagged the first tweet! [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70776083460534272"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70777226345451520"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70779952345268224"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70780597911564288"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70781453063036928"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70783293863362560"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/laurakalbag/status/70784592235335680"] Josh Clark – […]