I wrote a post a while back about creating a responsive design workflow and not that I feel it is 100% wrong now, but I've learned a lot since then and I'm doing things a little differently now than I was then. So here are some tips if you are new to responsive design or just might want to approach your projects differently.
Tag: Responsive Design
At some point you either realize you probably need to start building websites for all devices, or you have some old websites that need to be converted to work on mobile devices. Either way, it isn't as hard as you think. I'll go over the basics of converting your static layout to be responsive and try to show where the problems may occur.
Responsive Design As Standard With over 50% of internet users now searching the web on their mobile phone, the time has come to make responsive design a standard practice when creating a website. If your company is commissioning a website, the following information will give you an introduction to responsive design and what to request from your chosen agency.
Responsive design is cool and all. The shift from desktop to multiple screen sizes, both small and large, will continue but the problem of the increased development time associated with creating responsive designs can hurt. Especially, when you end up with a totally custom design that needs to work in 3-4 viewports.
Designing responsive website can take a little while to get used to because some of the layout techniques and the ways we’ve created mockups over the years are no longer practical. If you are accustomed to using Photoshop or Fireworks to build layouts you may quickly realize that responsive designs can take three or more times the work to create mockups in this fashion. Especially, for those designers who don’t code, responsive design will be difficult to adjust to.