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25th May 2011


Manning Up: Your Project Crew

Web projects are hard work and never plain sailing. They all hit choppy waters and storm fronts at some point. So when the winds whip up, who do you need on deck to help you successfully reach your destination?

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Paul McKeever
10th May 2011

Planning a Website that Works for You

If you’re going to renovate, create a space that solves problems and performs, not one that’s pretty but pointless

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Shelly Wilson
3rd May 2011

Introducing the Front Project Planner

A successful project starts with a well thought out project brief.

This is why we developed the Front Project Planner – to share our experience and help you set strong foundations to achieve your goals.

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Chris Armstrong
29th April 2011

The Goldilocks Approach to Responsive Design

With over 4 billion mobile devices in use around the world, mobile browsing is rising fast. We can no longer assume that our sites will be viewed on a desktop monitor with an average resolution. Perhaps we never could.


The answer, proposed by Ethan Marcotte, is Responsive Web Design. Instead of building separate sites for each device, we build one site that adapts to each device. However, the current approach to responsive design is still based on a few popular devices and, as a result, is likely to become obsolete as fast as they do.

What if we could create a truly universal design that was device independent – one that, no matter what device you viewed it on, looked like it was designed just for that device? At New Adventures, Mark Boulton talked about designing from the content out, rather than the canvas in, and we think this makes good sense. Perhaps the only way to create a design that will work on any device is to forget about the device altogether.

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Jamie Neely
25th January 2011

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New Adventures in Web Design - The Highlights

What a fantastic day at the New Adventures conference last week: fun crowd, great diggs and first-class speakers who made our brains teem with ideas.

The Front team plus 600+ web designers joined Simon Collison in the Albert Hall for his first industry conference. One of the world’s great web designers, Simon curated a one-day schedule that would challenge even the most seasoned organiser: 10 talks and two live Q&A panel debates in eight hours.

Elliot Jay Stocks

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