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Designing Web & Mobile Graphics: Fundamental Concepts for Web and Interactive Projects by Christopher Schmitt

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Chapter 13. Images for Responsive Web Design

Image

“So, I said to the gym instructor, ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said, ‘How flexible are you?’ I said, ‘I can’t make Tuesdays.’”

—Tim Vine

We are in a time where the web browser is ubiquitous. People now have many devices connected to the Internet and each one with their own browser and screens for browsing.

This multiple user experience is bringing up more challenges for crafting images than ever before.

Scaling Images and Media

As our designs are resized to adapt to different devices, we need our images to do the same thing: change sizes. However, raster-based image formats can only create ...

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