Prepping Illustrator’s Settings for App Design

Much of digital design has drifted away from raster and towards the math-based vector. Traditional tools like Photoshop introduce hurdles when designing with vectors, making the design process less efficient. This isn’t a criticism of Photoshop, but rather the realization that medium constraints effect what type of tool that’s needed to design efficiently. As a […]

3 Mobile First Frameworks to Watch

It has been at least 3 years since I’ve started a Web project where mobile wasn’t a primary constraint. Although there are plenty of great DOM frameworks that support responsive design, I’ve been looking forward to using a framework that has a distinctively mobile first point of view. Mobile First Frameworks Here are 3 mobile […]

Simple Grid jQuery Plugin

Simple Grid is a jQuery plugin intended to be a no-fuss way to “replicate” your Photoshop grid on top of your development site. Download @ GitHub Set these 3 variables to get started: rowHeight This is your line-height (most of the time) columnWidth This is your column width – it’s BEST to use a number […]