Miriam Suzanne

Miriam leads our process, working with clients and users to organize priorities, and find solutions to their unique problems. She is a pioneer of modern CSS techniques and open-source Sass tools — including the popular Susy responsive-grid toolkit, and True unit-testing library. She is the co-author of SitePoint’s Jump Start Sass, a well-known speaker at front-end conferences, and a multi-media artist with extensive experience in theatre, writing, music, and visual art.

Recent Articles

Map-Set vs. Map-Merge

The difference between map-set and map-merge? Almost nothing.

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Susy Next: Alpha 4

Susy Next alpha 4 is now available.

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Susy Next: The Second Alpha

I've just released the second alpha of Susy Next. Go download and play with it!

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Isolation and Bleed in Susy

A few new features have landed in Susy 1.0.7, even as we work on more integrated syntaxes for 2.0. The isolate() and isolate-grid() mixins help you manage the worst effects of sub-pixel rounding, while bleed() helps you break items out of the box.

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Susy Next: The First Alpha

Last night we released the very first alpha build of Susy Next. This release is extremely sparse. What we have built is a background 'engine' for calculating grid math. There are some rough first steps towards api and syntax, but they are more "proof of concept" experimentation than usable interface.

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Sass Layout in 2013 and the Future of Susy

The web is littered with grid systems and 'frameworks' that force your code & design into narrowly defined patterns. Even the most semantic of us have had to push specialized techniques in order to create a usable syntax.

But Sass has come a long way, and I'm convinced that it's time for something new.

What if you had a layout system that bends completely to the needs of your site? What if you could use one unified syntax for handling responsive layouts of any kind? What if you had a modular system that let you mix-and-match to customize for every site, and change your output with simple extensions?

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Off-Canvas Layout with Susy

The off-canvas layout pattern for responsive web design has been getting all the attention lately, and I've had several people ask how Susy might play along. I'll show you how easy it is, and how much flexibility Susy can add along the way.

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