On “Mobile First”

Identify the content critical to the smaller screen. Once you’ve done that, consider that content to be the information accessible to all your readers, regardless of how wide (or small) their screen happens to be. If there’s additional information you’d like to include on wider viewports, consider it an enhancement. Adopting this “mobile first” mindset…

The Perils of Comfort

Just two years ago, my posts were about my almost obsessive desire to learn new and helpful skills and learn them quickly. I had no guidance and, despite having the entirety of the internet as a resource, could not figure out what was worth learning. It was dizzying and intimidating. I find myself in a…

Moving House

Hey everybody. Sorry for the delay between blog posts. I’ve finally settled into my new apartment (it’s pretty sweet, not gonna lie) and I’ve finally gotten around to posting. Just a couple things I’d like to update ya on. Not only did I move all my belongings from my old apartment to my new one, but…

Il Sangue is Now Live!

About seven months ago, I pushed the second version of designbyash.com live. And within a week, Ginny contacted me wanting a site redesign. This was in the middle of my last semester at UT Also Known As My Hardest Semester of School In My Entire Life. Needless to say, this redesign was put on the…