Great Examples: Code School’s beautifully responsive Summer Camp email

This has been a great week for email design! Look at this little beauty by Dan Denney for Code School, with amazing illustrations by Justin Mezzell. Dan has done a great job with the email build and it’s fully fluid, adapting to absolutely any size. All of the illustrations and text scale perfectly. (Unfortunately I don’t have a copy of the email that I could pop into Litmus Scope, but Dan did kindly share the code on Twitter!)

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The illustrations and colour palette all blend perfectly with the Summer Camp site which is also very beautifully designed. Brilliant! I just can’t stop using exclamation marks for this one.

I love these illustrations!

I love these illustrations!

About Nicole Merlin

I'm an HTML email designer and developer from Melbourne, Australia. I love email, design, typography, calligraphy and curling up with a book.


  1. That’s a nice one! Do some of those illustrations get a little smaller on mobile? If so, nice touch!

  2. Nicole Merlin (Author)

    Yep, they all scale down. I agree, it’s very nice!

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