Responsive Design — or designing in a multi device world- is very challenging, but also very exciting and rewarding when it works well. However, agencies are finding that they need to change the way that they approach build and design because otherwise designing for a multitude of screen sizes becomes extremely painful (and expensive).Continue reading “How to improve your Responsive Design process”
I recently wanted to start using real devices more as I develop web sites locally, using MAMP as my web server, so I can see how they respond to my code changes almost immediately. My starting point was to try out Adobe’s Edge Inspect, but I quickly came across the same problem that most people have: it doesn’t understand the local vhost configurations and so the page is not displayed in your connected device. What to do?Continue reading “Viewing local MAMP sites in connected devices”
This encapsulates so much of what I think about how the world has changed for people. You can’t compare this to the experience you have nowadays in commercial air travel.
[Sourced from @HistoryInPics]
2 very minimalist approaches:
(original source: http://kottke.org/13/09/the-ernest-hemingway-burger)
Sleek, light, shiny perfection.
It worked, stored almost 4GB of songs, didn’t get updates that slowed it down to a crawl, and didn’t require your facetime all that much.
So this probably got implemented awhile ago, but how the blazes are you supposed to know that contacts are found by clicking on the Gmail word with the tiny arrow?
This is an example of trying to minimise the interface at the cost of usability, with negative results.
I know this is an established design, but I bet most people don’t understand the affordance in this lid for getting liquid out and into your cup.
This was in a shopping mall elevator in Turku, Finland. Can you figure out how the buttons relate to where you need to go?!