Beyond Our Devices: Modular Patterns for Responsive Design

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Responsive designers now focus on patterns: reusable design modules we stitch together into larger layouts. But how should those patterns adapt, and when? And how do we design with them? We’ll look at answers to those questions, and start moving our design practices beyond the screens in front of us.

Join us at EF with Ethan Marcotte to learn how to develop and use design patterns to help your responsive layout reach more devices (and people) than ever before.

This event is Free.
Were opening this event to the broader design community. This event is no longer AIGA members only.

Ethan Marcotte's picture

Ethan Marcotte, started the whole responsive design thing by coining the term “responsive web design” a few years back. Fast Company named him one of the Most Creative People in Business in 2012. His popular books on the topic, Responsive Web Design and Responsive Design: Patterns and Principles, have been widely praised, showing how designers and organizations can leverage the web’s flexibility to design across mobile, tablet, and desktop—and whatever might come next.

Over the years, Ethan has been a featured speaker at many conferences, including An Event Apart, Webstock, and SXSW Interactive. His clientele has included New York Magazine, the Sundance Film Festival, The Boston Globe, and People Magazine. He also cofounded Editorially, a collaborative writing platform.

Responsive Design: Patterns & Principles book

Members can grab Ethan’s book Responsive Design: Patterns & Principles from A Book Apart with a 15% discount. Get it before the event. Email us at for your discount code!

6:00pm - Reception (Fingerfood provided)
6:20pm - Introductions
6:30pm - Talk begins
7:25pm - Q&A
7:40pm - Book signing

Event partner:

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Special thanks to EF for partnering with AIGA Boston to make this event happens for our members!

Graphic by: Emily Lin



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When & Where
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Two Education Circle
Cambridge, MA 02141