Modern Layouts: Getting Out of Our Ruts — Generate NYC

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June 20, 2014

Modern Layouts: Getting Out of Our Ruts — Generate NYC

In the early years of the web, there was a lot of experimentation and variation in where to put content on a web page. Then, it seems we all settled into a handful of patterns and stayed there for over a decade. It wasn’t until the arrival of responsive design that new ideas for page layout started appearing. Now with new CSS properties for layout landing in browsers, we may be about to see a bigger renaissance in layout design patterns. How can we better use the space inside the glass rectangle? What layout innovations could help users better find and focus on what they want? Take a walk through where we’ve been, where we might be going, and how we could better design for the true medium at hand.


Jen Simmons

June 20, 2014