All posts tagged: Responsive Web Design

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8 Simple Truths of Responsive Design

It’s become clear that Responsive Design is no longer a trend. Delivering an across the board optimized user experience no matter the device can bring far reaching benefits and help a newly launching brand or existing organization widen their audience. The fact of the matter is that sites not utilizing responsive design are simply missing out on readily available customers. This ‘leg up’ can help a brand build trust and gain advantage over their competition. So why are people still designing and redesigning sites that don’t utilize this necessary innovation? A few ‘simple truths’ of RWD: Responsive Web Design Is Evolving…and Improving. Originally, responsive design was just about fitting a new screen size. Now, design elements must include different screen sizes to ensure a uniform experience across devices instead of just designing for one device. New approaches to CSS are taking this into account. It’s Not Just About Devices. Getting a […]

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1 year, 6 months ago
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5 Benefits of a Mobile First Design Approach

Traditionally, web designers begin the design of an interface design with sketches, ideation and wireframing from a desktop point of view. Nauturally, this has been the progression as personal computers were for the most part tethered to a users desk. With the trend shifting to a a heavily mobile using audience, designers must adapt to the differences and challenges in user experience that a smaller screen brings. Acknowledging the growing need for a user centered and consistent approach to mobile design, the development of Responsive Web Design was born. Working to ensure the optimal in UX, RWD consists of incorporating design elements that allow a page to respond to the screen size, and device, that a browser is using to view that page. Design elements must include different screen sizes to ensure a uniform experience across devices instead of just designing for one device. In Responsive Web Design, instead of a mobile site with […]

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1 year, 8 months ago
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UX and Responsive Design

UX/UI (User Experience/User Interface) is an essential part of the entire design of a website – of course it must be carefully considered and analyzed before any site is launched. In order for there to be appeal to viewers, the system should speak the language of the user and use familiar concepts, rather than system oriented technical terms. It should also follow real world conventions, making information appear in a natural and logical order. Struggling to find basic or key information within a website will frustrate and confuse users – keeping the interface simple and intuitive ensures connectivity, comprehension and retention. UI/UX balance must take place in order to create a system that is both usable and adaptable. User interface design is involved in a wide range of projects from web based systems, to software and app development, to commercial SaaS systems. All of these projects involve much of the […]

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2 years, 5 months ago