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Keana Lynch

Style Guides for Web Design and Development

Developers, designers and web administrators are always looking for ways to improve how they manage the look, feel and complexity when building a web site. This can be difficult when we have multiple team members or new members involved in ongoing projects. So how can we help maintain global branding and development patterns for sites [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Is Flat Design For You?

As technology and the familiarity with it grows, designers and developers are now more than ever trying to enhance the website design world. Inevitably, this leads to countless passing trends that come and go much like any design industry. Which leaves us begging the question, how do we know what is more than just a [...] read more »

Keana Lynch

Progressive Enhancement

I had the privilege of attending “An Event Apart” in Austin, TX this week and feel like I have come home with an abundance of knowledge about leading practices in web development. This conference is an educational session for those passionate about standards-based web design and this year focused heavily on best practices for our [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

So Many Rights & So Many Wrongs

Some people think there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to code. I agree and disagree. I’m not saying there is only one right way and all developers should live by this method. I’m saying that there is a wrong way for anything. People can go about the same thing in many ways and it [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Illustrator Slices: The best invention since sliced bread?

To Slice or Not to Slice: What’s the Big Deal? Let me start off by explaining the bigger picture a bit and why this issue is worth writing about in the first place. In the past, I have had to deal with badly organized design files where nothing is in any particular order, nothing is [...] read more »