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Responsive design : définition, fonctionnement, ressources et tutoriels. Si vous vous intéressez de près ou de loin au webdesign ou à l’intégration, vous n’avez pas pu échapper au dernier terme à la mode : le “responsive web design”.

Responsive design : définition, fonctionnement, ressources et tutoriels

Cette avancée technologique est également une nouvelle philosophie de création de site. Voici un article pour définir ce qu’est le “responsive web design” et expliquer quels en sont les points-clés (puis plein de liens, de tutoriels et de ressources super cools aussi !). Le “responsive web design” est né suite à un besoin grandissant. De nos jours, il n’y a pas un client qui demande un site Internet sans demander une version mobile de celui-ci.

Seulement en quelques années le nombre d’appareils et de résolutions servant à consulter des sites web a tout simplement explosé : ordinateurs, smartphones, tablettes, web TV, grille-pain, format portrait, paysage, etc… Entre 2005 et 2008 on a identifié pas moins de 400 résolutions d’écran différentes pour tous les appareils vendus. Windows Desktop UI Concept. Posted by Sputnik8 on February 24, 2012 10:24 pm This is a desktop concept that I’ve recently put together for fun.

Windows Desktop UI Concept

I thought I’d post a few screens to see what people here think. The screens include variations of explorer, ie (with a quick redesign of windows.com and bing), media center/player, and skype. Note that I didn’t aim for the design to be completely consistent with what MS calls ‘metro’ (for instance, I specifically didn’t want loops around icons, among other things). Anyway, click on the images to see the full versions. Explorer Internet Explorer Media Center (window mode) Skype. What Should I Look For In a UI Typeface? I’ve touched briefly before on some typefaces that I consider to be particularly good for on-screen reading.

What Should I Look For In a UI Typeface?

But now I wish to delve further into this realm of typography and consider: What makes a typeface good for screens and UI design in particular? In order to really understand what makes a good UI and screen-ready typeface, it’s best to start with what’s already out there, right now, and what is getting used. The “Segoe” range of fonts used by Microsoft first saw the light on their Windows Vista OS and developed further for Windows 7 and the currently in-production Windows 8. GLYPHICONS - library of precisely prepared monochromatic icons and symbols. Web Fonts. 40 Free Fonts to Use with @font-face.

The @font-face allows the web users to download a specific font from the internet and can install them on your computer.

40 Free Fonts to Use with @font-face

There is no necessity that the web designers need to stick to a particular set of fonts that are already available, they could just choose and download any type of fonts from the webpage. Of course, there are a handful of fonts available on the web but however, the CSS rule of @font-face offers the simplest, strongest, and the most flexible designs of the fonts. Also you need to check which fonts can be legally used and that could be freely accessed. The fonts are quite easy to use and do not depend on the Java Script as well as supported by majority of the web users. There are few important things that are needed to be considered while downloading the fonts such as caliber, resolution, aesthetics and size. In case you are working with digital devices, the resolution must be 72 dpi and 96 dpi resolution for the Microsoft monitors.

Aaargh Afta Sans Amaranth Lacuna Regular. Répertoire typographique. Responsive Web Design. Advertisement Almost every new client these days wants a mobile version of their website.

Responsive Web Design

It’s practically essential after all: one design for the BlackBerry, another for the iPhone, the iPad, netbook, Kindle — and all screen resolutions must be compatible, too. In the next five years, we’ll likely need to design for a number of additional inventions. When will the madness stop? It won’t, of course. In the field of Web design and development, we’re quickly getting to the point of being unable to keep up with the endless new resolutions and devices. Responsive Web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation. Lovely UI. UI-patterns.com. UI Design - free icons. Graphic styles Library 200 graphic styles to change buttons, headers or blocks in 1 click Minimal Vector Icons 260 Vector Icons for creatingWireframes and Webdesign GUI Elements Library Hundreds of vector elementsfor designing Interfaces.

UI Design - free icons

iOS UI Patterns (beta) Little Big Details. The iPhone Tab Bar « SignificantPixels. Over the last couple of years, the iPhone has greatly popularized the tab bar navigational model for mobile handsets.

The iPhone Tab Bar « SignificantPixels

The State of Web Design Trends: 2011 Annual Edition. 2010 has been an incredibly verdant year for web designers.

The State of Web Design Trends: 2011 Annual Edition

Mobile has hit the mainstream; Web typography has reached new levels of sophistication; New coding techniques have vastly improved our ability to get creative with design (without compromising stability). All in all, it's been a year that's moved fast, even by the standards of the web, so let's dig in to our first annual post covering the state of web design as 2010 turns to 2011. The Death of the Fold The traditional "fold" (the imaginary line on a screen that designates what content is visible before a viewer needs to scroll) became vague, unimportant, and nearly irrelevant in 2010. Why? We'll be discussing this topic in a lot more detail this month, so subscribe (it's free) to stay tuned :) Mobile Sites Sites have been being designed for mobile scenarios since the inception of mobile devices... but 2010 has seen a huge push towards entire sub-sites that are designed specifically to be viewed on small, handheld screens.

Pattern example guide.pdf.