Posts Tagged ‘Opinion’



The more I build for the web, the more the term ‘device-agnostic’ endears itself to me. I used to think it merely dealt with basing responsive breakpoints on content rather than particular devices, but there’s more to devices than… read more

Jenn Schiffer on Accessibility

It’s 2014 and we continue to build a Web for what we consider to be the group most worthy of access: able-bodied, good-sight-and-hearing-having people, in a class that can afford high-bandwidth and memory for large asset loading sites. Reading… read more

Scroll Hijacking

Sites like Milwaukee Police News and Apple’s recent string of product 1-pagers are beautiful, but hijacking a user’s scroll rate for marketing purposes has to be one of my least favorite things in web design these days. Perhaps… read more

Bond Movie Ranking

Earlier this Spring I watched every James Bond movie, including the off-grid Never Say Never Again, and the Everything or Nothing documentary. Most (if not all) of the Bond movies cycle in and out of availability on Netflix… read more


Human Interest

Progressive enhancement has proven to be such a great strategy for the technical side of the web that I think we should take a similar approach for its personal side as well. Just as we assume the harshest conditions… read more



Process is often shaped by how teams are organized. In the context of designing for the multi-device web, the high level of iteration and communication required to build a modern website is rendering the assembly line approach obsolete… read more