Adaptive layouts with media queries

  • Knowledge needed: Intermediate CSS
  • Requires: Text editor, modern browser, project files
  • Project Time: 30 minutes
  • Source file

In 1993, NCSA’s Mosaic browser gave the web a visual makeover that changed the medium forever. Designers from the print world began experimenting with this new canvas and did their best with the rudimentary tools that were available to them at the time. The web became home to thousands of ‘brochure’ sites, and print concepts (the ‘fold’, for one) began to find their way into pretty much every discussion of web page layout. The web became print.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.