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Intro to Responsive Web Design

General Assembly

Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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Intro to Responsive Web Design

Thursday, February 13th, 7:00-9:00 pm

Responsive web design (RWD) 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. The practice consists of a mix of flexible grids and layout, images and an intelligent use of CSS media queries.

This class is perfect for beginning user experience designers, beginning UI/IA and for startup / small businesses or just anyone hoping to learn more about RWD.


• Current State of web design
• some history
• Responsive as a quality
• Technical review
• Responsive Frameworks
• Grid Exercise


• Responsive as a quality
• Content and Context for all screens
• Screen affordance and usability issues
• Responsive Frameworks
• Interaction Model sketching
• Grid explorations exercises


Some basic web design - HTML & CSS knowledge along with some sketching skill.
BRING: Pencil / paper
Computer - if you prefer sketching on machine
Read: http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2011/01/12/guidelines-for-responsive-web-design/
Download: http://960.gs/


About the Instructor

Chris Becker is an imaginative and creative Interaction designer / UX designer / Design Researcher and Teacher / Professor. A conceptual thinker with the ability to design and create experiences across media platforms for solution with in Experience Design, Interaction, Branding, Web Design, Advertising, Systems Design, and Print. Versed in prototyping, design research, and user testing for taking ideas from the drawing board to the real world.

Clients : NASA / JPL , Toyota, Apple, HTC, Men's Wearhouse, CB2, EA, Mattel, Disney, Esquire TV, Hyundai, VW, Hand Made Mobile & Pearson Publishing.

Teaching : Loyola Marymount University | UCLA extension | Art Center College of Design | General Assembly




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General Assembly
1520 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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