Astorino Architects

Great new site launched for Astorino Architects from the mighty Bearded Studio team. I love the clean layout and responsive design decisions made between the different screen widths. There’s a good bit to study and apply from this sit to all of our projects. Specifically all the image optimization stuff they’ve done to the site.

For more check out the great back story on the Bearded blog about their approach to the project. Specifically the image optimization they’ve done on it.

On the site we’re doing everything we can to avoid traditional image files. We’re using vector-based SVGs and icon fonts all over the place, including on Matt Braun’s fantastic services illustrations on the homepage. Because of that approach, all of those items have smaller download sizes and they look tack-sharp on high-resolution displays like Apple’s Retina.

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Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.