If we can't entirely break down the wall that designs are thrown over, let's at least put a gate in it.
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How do you know when an incomplete new thing is more valuable than a complete old thing?
It’s good to take the opportunity to clean up your code as you go along, especially on big projects that will be maintained for a while. After all, the chances that you'll go back and fix those little things later is pretty slim.
On the importance of systems-based thinking in design and development for large projects
Here's something I picked up from the designers at Catch Digital. When showing site mockups to a client, they would create a directory of images, and build a series of simple HTML pages, each one linking to the next. This allows the clients to click through each mockup and easily see all the designs. The last mockup links back to the directory.