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Sara Cannon - Range. Birmingham, AL, AL, US

Sara Cannon

Partner / Creative Director | Range


Web Designer and Developer Specializing in WordPress



Sara Cannon has a passion for art, design, and typography. She is Partner and Creative Director for Range - A design and development shop specializing in WordPress. Based out of Birmingham, AL, Sara is a WordPress core contributor working with the UI group, organizes WordCamp Birmingham, loves open source, her dogs, and a good beer. You can find her tee-heeing on twitter @saracannon or writing on her blog

“Life is short, art is long, typography is everything, code is poetry.”

I have spoke at various conferences, events, and WordCamps across the country. I deeply believe in the spirit of open source and enjoy teaching what I know to others. I encourage everyone to speak about what they know no matter what level, with the philosophy that there is always someone who can learn from your experiences. You can find the majority of my talks in slide-form at

Industry Expertise (3)

Graphic Design

Computer Software

Media - Online

Areas of Expertise (3)


Web Design


Education (1)

Samford University: BS, Graphic Design 2005

Affiliations (4)

  • AIGA Birmingham
  • WordPress Birmingham
  • The Birmingham Art Collective
  • IPSA

Event Appearances (12)

Designing for the Modern Web

WordCamp San Francisco  San Francisco,CA


Responsive Web Design

Future Insights Live  Las Vegas, NV


Design Swoon

WordCamp Phoenix 2012  Phoenix, AZ

Font Swoon

WordCamp Atlanta 2012  Atlanta, GA

UI Design for Themes & Plugins

WordCamp Las Vegas 2011  Las Vegas, NV

Responsive Web Design

WordCamp SF 2011  San Francisco, CA

Theming and Mobile: Optimizing your WordPress site for various devices

WordCamp Boston 2011  Boston, MA

Typography on the Web

WordCamp Reno 2011  Reno, NV

CSS Tricks

WordCamp Phoenix 2011  Phoenix, AZ

Typography and Your Theme

WordCamp NYC 2010  New York, NY

Advanced Web Typography

IPSA Luncheon 2010  Birmingham, AL

Beyond the System Font: Advanced Web Typography

WordCamp Birmingham 2010  Birmingham, AL

Sample Talks (1)

Designing for the Modern Web

Devices that consume the web are being created at a never-before heard of rate. They’re getting smaller, lighter, faster, sharper, and sexier. Life is awesome right? But what about us web designers? Let’s talk about how to get the best possible ratio of speed vs awesome, and what techniques to use for fast and stunning visual experiences.



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader


500 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee