Chapter 6. Design Workflow

Our “Age of Anxiety” is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools—with yesterday’s concepts.


When you toss a stone into water, it makes a splash that causes a series of expanding ripples. While the point of impact is small, the effect is far-reaching.

If our modern work process is the water, then responsive design is the stone. This one change sets in motion a series of ripples that affects everything about the way we work with the Web.

Technology changes. It evolves, it matures. It becomes capable of performing new tasks. When this happens, we must learn to change as well. Our tools and techniques, our thought processes—they must evolve as well in order to keep ...

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