Author Archives: Patrick McNeil


Designing for Mobile: Mobile-Specific vs. Responsive Design

Editor’s Note: When designing for mobile, the first question that  usually comes to mind is whether a mobile-specific version should be built based on the desktop version or if the original site can be created so that it can adapt to use on various mobile devices. In this excerpt from his new book Mobile Web Designer’s...


Design Trends: Attention-grabbing, Vivid Colors

Given the solid color craze the world of web design is experiencing, it’s interesting that this site’s style isn’t more common. The site fits perfectly into the flat design model, and yet it feels rather distinct in the space. The refinement of the page is admirable and easy to love. But I think it’s the...