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Designing for a Successful Web Project

Illustration by Kevin Kennedy - strazi.orgAt Sitemason, we're lucky to work with a lot of really talented design partners. We also work with designers at various stages in their career. When working with beginners, we often see folks with tons of design talent, but sometimes they're a little green when it comes to designing for a successful web project.

After the break we consider design best practices for a project's ultimate success from the view of the client and web developer.

Illustration by Kevin Kennedy, strazi.org

If a Bee Wrote a Blog

It'd be all buzzz! Bad jokes aside, that's where we begin today's post, tackling some web buzzwords. Specifically, Progressive Enhancement and Responsive Design. We'll look at the meaning of these concepts and how we're employing them in the new interface.

Sitemason 6 Watch: Interface Teaser


Although only a shadow of its future self, today we wanted to tease the new interface and show off our progress of SM6 up to this point. There's still a long way to go, but our baby is taking shape. I mean, dang, just look at that responsiveness!

Sitemason 6 Watch: Interface Font Icons

Screenshot of Sitemason's custom font icon set

For those of you keeping up with the Responsive Web Design movement and/or the progress on our new interface, we're extremely excited to show off our new font icons. As part of the interface redesign, Kevin Kennedy went back to the bottomless well that is his creative mind to invent Sitemason's own font icon set.

If you're saying, "Wait a minute, did you say Font Icons? You must be confused." I'm so glad you pointed out my penchant for confusion, but in this case, I'm not crazy. Read on for an explanation, or checkout the full Font Icon Set if your idea of a good time is perusing Webdings. Now who's crazy!…

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