We develop 2 sites in WordPress; one for the designer/end user and one for the client/admin. Let's make it easier for our clients to edit their own sites. That's why we work in WordPress right?
The talk that goes with these is available on WordPress.tv. http://wordpress.tv/2013/09/17/becky-davis-from-pixel-to-user-creating-themes-that-satisfy-the-design-and-are-usable/