Is 2013 truly the year of responsive web design?

Responsive web design, or RWD, is a web design approach used to create an  optimal viewing experience for web users. RWD attempts to provide easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, or scrolling. In the last year alone, responsive web design has skyrocketed to popularity across a wide range of devices from desktop and laptop computer monitors to seven-inch tablets and mobile phones. Many field experts claim that 2013 is the year…

Interactive Studio Hop-Web Week Atlanta

As part of web week 2010 in Atlanta, we were invited by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) to take part in their Interactive Studio Hop where we had exclusive tours of their facilities. Better yet, we were able to meet their designers and developers, share experiences and talk shop. We boarded the greatest party bus in the world, the FURBUS at the Loews hotel in Midtown. Joining other designers, developers, and digital marketers…

How often do you need to update content or redesign your website?

Page Content Frequency: Depending on your goals of your website the needs of updating can vary.  If you plan to use your site as a lead generation tool than your website should be updated regularly to be inline with your search engine optimization needs.  If your site is more  a followup to traditional marketing then you can probably get away with less frequent updates. Website Redesign Frequency: A good rule of thumb is to update…

Website and App Design: Form or Function?

When building a website or application you have to insure that it speaks directly to your target audience, that it engages them (FORM), and that it functions. I have seen really sexy designs with very little on the back-end which was widely accepted because it was slick and easy to use. On the flip side, I have seen some of the greatest technology in the world, but without a slick and sexy interface it wasn’t…