2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Build Responsively: Modern Responsive Web Design

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ATTENTION: You must signup in advance to attend this workshop. You will need to have a valid SXSW badge, and an activated SXsocial account. To reserve your seat, please go here: https://sup.sxsw.com/schedule/IAP20315

This workshop introduces attendees to the mindset and techniques necessary for embracing the fluid nature of the web. The full-day workshop provides a broad sweep across the major topics involved in building responsive websites.

The first half of the day we’ll cover:
Introduction to Responsive Web Design
Responsive Web Design Process and Workflow
How to Serve Responsive Styles

Then we’ll break for lunch and come back to cover:
How to Create Flexibility
- Images
- Tables
- Video
- Typography
- and more...
Responsive Navigation Solutions
Lessons Learned in Responsive
Where We’re Headed with Responsive

Across each topic, we provide a good starting point of best practices, relevant examples, recent industry developments, and challenging hurdles. Throughout the day, attendees have opportunity to dig into code examples, but content is also accessible for non-developers.

- Understanding of basic HTML & CSS. General experience working on the web.

What to Bring:
- Nothing in particular.



Ben Callahan



President of Sparkbox and founder of the Build Responsively workshop series, Ben shares his ideas about the web on the Sparkbox Foundry and other industry blogs. His leadership at Sparkbox has driven the team to be a pioneer in responsive web design techniques, and he continues to push for great user experiences outside the context of specific devices.


Jeremy Loyd

Creative Dir


As Creative Director at Sparkbox, Jeremy designs compelling layouts for the responsive web. While constantly refining the process of responsive web design, he and the Sparkbox team believe in creating content-driven websites that are both useable and beautiful on any device. Jeremy’s design work has won several awards and appeared in numerous design blogs and publications including HOW, Wired and Print. In addition to writing for the Sparkbox Foundry, Jeremy also writes for .net magazine and Web Design Tuts Plus.

Thanks to our sponsors

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Music sponsor

Sonic Bids

Interactive sponsors

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