See now, this is why liquid layouts are the way to go.
Luke catalogues layout patterns in responsive designs.
Stephanie focuses on Android but this is a cautionary tale about trying to impose control over what you’re sending to the multitude of mobile devices out there.
Designing to fixed screen sizes is in fact never a good idea…there is just too much variation, even amongst ‘popular’ devices.
The process behind the mobile-first responsive design of audiovroom.com.
On the importance of using a fluid grid in responsive design.
A framework for banging out ready-made responsive designs.
A set of default styles to get started on a mobile-first responsive design.
I’m usually not a fan of CSS “frameworks” but I like the thinking that’s gone into this fluid, responsive system. I particularly like this advice:
Take it apart, steal the parts that you like, and adapt them to your own way of working.
Another browser-based tool for testing your responsive designs at different screen sizes.
On the importance of using fluid grids as part of responsive web design:
We do responsive web design, but we don’t do it for the sake of being trendy. We do it because we believe it’s the way websites should be made. This is an opportunity for us to finally embrace the dynamic medium we build for. The web is not fixed width.
A thoroughly lovely responsive design, very nicely and thoughtfully executed.
More documentation of a responsive redesign, this time from Trent Walton. Be sure to check out the FitText jQuery plug-in that was created as a result.
Documenting the process of switching to a responsive design. I think there’s always insight to be gained from seeing how your peers are approaching these challenges.
A great example of responsive web design. I like the idea of upping the font size for really large viewports. I may do that on Huffduffer.
Jon gets flexible. This is the mark of a true web designer.
Ethan follows up his Fluid Grids article with an equally excellent piece on resizing images.
This is something I always meant to do but never got around to: a gallery site for good liquid design.