I think of modular design as a practice or a philosophy—with Atomic Design being just one way to do it.
Paravel was thrilled to collaborate with Etsy and to create shareyourshop.etsy.com—a fun little photo-generating web app that Etsy shop owners can...read more
The cyclical “should designers code” debate wears me out, but Stephen Hay’s post is a great read in and of itself....read more
I’m loving BreakpointTester. It’s a bookmarklet that scans your CSS/breakpoints and displays them all at once. It shows not images, but...read more
I’ll be leading a workshop (for WRKSHOP) on responsive layouts & prototypes in Austin this April 4th. I didn’t feel confident...read more
I really like the new “Mobile-friendly” labels Google is putting on search results…
My jaw hit the floor when I saw the visuals paired with this Froont post on the 9 Basic Principles of...read more
M Dot or RWD. Which is Faster? outlines some great research conducted by Doug Sillars on whether m-dot or responsive sites...read more
There’s a lot to love about Andrew Lohman’s CSS Zen Garden #221 theme, Mid-Century Modern. In addition to the type, color...read more
The more I build for the web, the more the term ‘device-agnostic’ endears itself to me.
Most embeddable maps are touch friendly in that you can swipe/scroll to reposition the map within their frame. This is great,...read more
Process is often shaped by how teams are organized.
As a general rule I gravitate towards larger type not only for relative readability, but also to help with touch targets....read more
I’m looking forward to SXSW Interactive 2013, which kicks off this Friday, March 8th. This year there are 2 things I’m...read more
It’s been an honor to contribute a chapter to Smashing Magazine’s The Mobile Book. I had the lead-off position in a...read more
When making the transition to building responsive websites, the hardest part can be getting started.
I had always looked at device testing as a straightforward pass/fail endeavor where websites either look and behave as expected or...read more
I wanted to post the code I’ll be using to get responsive layouts to render properly in IE10 for both Snap...read more
Responsive or not, there’s no reason why we shouldn’t all be designing and building sites on flexible foundations.
I finally updated the site with a handful of changes I’ve been fiddling with over the past few months. It’s one...read more
On Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00pm Dave, Reagan, and I will be speaking at Texas State University. We’ll be chatting about...read more
This week Microsoft began rolling out its new responsive homepage—one that Paravel helped design & build.
Earlier this week the responsive website for Microsoft’s 2012 Build Conference went live. Happily, our favorite honey badger, Nishant Kothary, enlisted...read more
Embracing the fluid & flexible aspect of responsive web design was an easy decision, but I’ve been less sure-footed when it...read more
Today, Paravel launched the new responsive website for Typofonderie. We had a great time with the challenges that arose from building...read more
I’ve been working on a responsive project with lots of content that will need to be updated frequently. Rather than using...read more
When you’re enjoying the Super Bowl this weekend, be sure to check out sb46.twitter.com. Last month, Paravel had the privilege of...read more
To design responsive websites effectively and responsibly, I had to completely redefine the way I view the web.
I’ve been tinkering with the font-size and the media queries that trigger width-based changes for this site regularly over the past...read more
The time for New Adventures is nearly upon us! I’ve been building slides for my talk as well as prepping materials...read more
Yesterday must have been an exciting day at the Twitter offices. They released lots of new stuff, including a way to...read more
I’ve noticed that just about every year or so I favor larger type for body / paragraph text. A while back...read more
Mark Boulton on the challenges we face when incorporating traditional ad spaces into responsive layouts:
I recently wrote a tutorial on texturizing web type for .Net magazine (Issue 221). One of my favorite CSS properties for...read more
Gene Crawford from UnmatchedStyle asked Paravel to design a page for this year’s CSS Off competition. Over 5,000 front-end developers have...read more
After reading this Fontdeck Blog post a few of weeks ago, I dropped an exciting new CSS property into the stylesheet...read more
This year at Microsoft’s SXSW IE9 release party, I finally got the chance to meet Nishant Kothary. I was happy to...read more
The concept of permanently placing content on a web page for a single browsing width or resolution is becoming a thing...read more
My site is now responsive. The more I work with flexible images & grids and media queries, the more I appreciate...read more