Absolute Vertical & Horizontal Centering with CSS

We’ve all seen margin: 0 auto; for horizontal centering, but margin: auto; has refused to work for vertical centering… until now! But actually (spoiler alert!) absolute centering only requires a declared height* and these styles: .Absolute-Center { margin: auto; position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; bottom: 0; right: 0; }

Powerful Workflow Tips, Tools And Tricks For Web Designers

Designing and developing can be time-consuming without a workflow, especially when the project involves a new challenge, putting the team or freelancer into unknown territory. Moreover, time is a key factor in productivity. Working efficiently enables us to deliver better value at a competitive price.

An Agency Workflow for Responsive Web Design

I’ve been thinking about workflows for Responsive Web Design quite a bit, particularly since its now become our default approach on every new project – similar to Cloud Fours recent change of heart. I’ve been especially influenced by two recent articles on the topic, namely Dennis Kardys’s A More Flexible Workflow, and Viljami Salminen’s Responsive workflow. I struggled […]

The Perfect Client is Not So Perfect After All

While the word perfect is highly subjective, I can state with some degree of confidence that the “perfect client” for us web designers would be a client that: Gives us complete creative control Tells us what they want Leaves us alone to get the job done (i.e., they aren’t a micro-manager) However, I can tell you from my experience that […]