See now, this is why liquid layouts are the way to go.
Emily walks us through a responsive design case study, stressing the importance using percentages for layout.
Luke catalogues layout patterns in responsive designs.
A set of default styles to get started on a mobile-first responsive design.
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.
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.
Anna’s redesign is beautiful, no matter what browser or device you’re using.
A beautiful new responsive design from Mark.
37 Signals document their experiments with responsive web design. Looking good.
This is the way to do an adaptable liquid layout. Media queries are your friend. Oh, and the content's good too.
Black ink meets water.
Ethan follows up his Fluid Grids article with an equally excellent piece on resizing images.
Superb article by Ethan on calculating percentages for liquid layouts. Read it. Do it.
A superb article by Bryan Rieger on designing for multiple screen sizes. The closing section makes it clear that if you care about mobile, you'd better get comfortable with liquid layouts fast.
Just for the record, this is a superb example of a bulletproof liquid layout: Simon Wiffen, solo acoustic singer-songwriter from Leeds.
Ethan has redesigned. It's shiny and beautifully proportioned.
Good typography + stylish grid + liquid layout = WIN!
Check out the redesigned site for the podcast from Jon and John. Acknowledge the divinity in its gloriously liquid splendour. Smashing work, chaps!
Did you notice that Upcoming recently switched from liquid to fixed? Have your say about that here.