CSS3 For Responsive Web Design


Full-day workshop • June 15th
This workshop is for people who want to understand why, when and how to use the latest HTML5 and CSS3 in their everyday work and those technologies have never been more important or more interesting than in today’s responsive website design.

In this popular, updated full-day workshop, hosted by designer, author and podcaster Andrew Clarke, you’ll learn how to make the most of the latest CSS3 modules so that your websites and applications will be faster, flexible and Hardboiled.

During the workshop

This workshop is not all talk as you'll work with practical, everyday examples of responsive web designs and see them working across a range of devices from mobile phones to desktops and everything in between. You'll walk away with a full set of resources and example files too.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Use table display properties to rearrange content
  • Create cross-browser layouts using Flexible Box Layout (Flexbox)
  • Implement magazine-style layouts using CSS3 Shapes
  • Improve typography using Multi-column Layout
  • Make the most of tiny bitmaps with border images
  • Use CSS3 filters and blend modes for creative effects

Required equipment and knowledge

This workshop is for professional Web designers and developers and assumes that you’re already familiar with HTML5 and a little CSS. It‘s a good idea to bring your laptop to the workshop. Pencils, markers and paper will be supplied.


This full-day workshop will be hosted at the TKP Conference Center and will take place before the two days of the SmashingConf in New York. The workshop will be running from 9:00am-5:00pm on Monday, June 15th.

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Workshop includes
  • Snacks and drinks during the whole day
  • Tea and coffee
  • Lunch
  • Paper and pen/pencil

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