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The Edge of the Web (Async)

The Edge of the Web (Async)

Graphic designers have long honed their craft to meet the specific constraints of television. As web designers begin to understand the true nature of our own medium, isn’t about time we did the same?

Paul Robert Lloyd

June 13, 2013
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  1. The edge
    of the web
    Paul Robert Lloyd
    Async
    13 June – Brighton, England

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  2. 14:9 image safe
    14:9 text safe

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  3. markboulton.co.uk/journal/a-richer-canvas
    Creating layouts on the web
    has to be different because
    there are no edges.
    A Richer Canvas
    — Mark Boulton

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  4. nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia12320.html

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  5. Total Transfer Size and Total Requests: Top 1000 Sites
    httparchive.org/trends.php
    500
    600
    700
    800
    900
    1,000
    1,100
    1,200
    1,300
    DEC 2010 MAR 2011 JUN 2011 SEP 2011 DEC 2011 MAR 2012 JUN 2012 SEP 2012 DEC 2012 MAR 2013 JUN 2013
    82 84 84 87 90 89 90 90
    99 100 102
    Total Requests
    Total Transfer Size (kB)

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  6. Average Bytes per Page by Content Type: Top 1000 Sites (March 2013)
    httparchive.org/interesting.php
    CSS
    37 kB
    HTML
    45 kB
    Other
    165 kB
    Flash
    90 kB
    Scripts
    202 kB
    Images
    639 kB
    Total
    1197 kB

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  7. Flexible
    Adaptable
    Scalable
    %, ems
    The web

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  8. Fixed
    Static
    Rasterised
    px
    Flexible
    Adaptable
    Scalable
    %, ems
    The web Bitmap Images

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  9. Flexible
    Adaptable
    Vectorised
    %, ems
    Flexible
    Adaptable
    Scalable
    %, ems
    The web Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)

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  10. welcomebrand.co.uk/thoughts/the-responsive-web-will-be-99-9-typography/
    The responsive web will be 99.9%
    typography
    The responsive web will be 99% typography
    — James Young

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  11. Meaning is the baseline.
    Design is an enhancement.

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  12. When is an image not
    an ?

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  13. Interface Informative Decorative
    Vector (SVG)
    Icon font
    Bitmap (JPG, PNG) Bitmap (JPG, PNG)
    CSS image replacement

    CSS background
    Remove?
    Image Types

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  14. Interface Informative Decorative
    Vector (SVG)
    Icon font
    Bitmap (JPG, PNG) Bitmap (JPG, PNG)
    CSS image replacement

    CSS background
    Remove?
    Image Types

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  15. Interface Informative Decorative
    Vector (SVG)
    Icon font
    Bitmap (JPG, PNG) Bitmap (JPG, PNG)
    CSS image replacement

    CSS background
    Remove?
    Image Types

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  16. The Jobcentre Plus brand
    Our brand encompasses the nature of our
    relationship with customers. It is expressed
    throughout our communications, the attitude of
    our staff, and is symbolised by our identity.
    Within the offices, the expression of the brand
    identity is delivered through branded signs,
    graphic communications, and a range of
    component elements that are synonymous with
    Jobcentre Plus. These are set against a backdrop
    of colours, finishes and materials of the brand
    environment. The consistent application of the
    Informative
    Decorative
    UK unemployment total
    falls to 2.5m
    UK unemployment fell in the three months to
    December, while the number in work also jumped to a
    new record, official figures show.
    The jobless total fell by 14,000 between October and
    December to 2.5 million, the Office for National
    Statistics (ONS) said.
    The number in work rose by 154,000 to 29.7 million. More
    than 580,000 more people are employed than a year ago.
    The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in
    January fell by 12,500 to 1.54 million.

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  17. Facebook U-turn after
    charities criticise
    decapitation videos
    Facebook has said it will delete videos of people
    being decapitated which had been spread on its site.
    "We will remove instances of these videos that are
    reported to us while we evaluate our policy and approach
    to this type of content," it said.
    The news came less than two hours after the BBC
    revealed a member of Facebook's own safety advisory
    board had criticised its stance.
    The social network had previously refused to ban the
    Facebook U-turn after
    charities criticise
    decapitation videos
    Facebook has said it will delete videos of people
    being decapitated which had been spread on its site.
    "We will remove instances of these videos that are
    reported to us while we evaluate our policy and approach
    to this type of content," it said.
    The news came less than two hours after the BBC
    revealed a member of Facebook's own safety advisory
    board had criticised its stance.
    The social network had previously refused to ban the
    ‘HiDPI’ image Standard resolution image
    Decorative
    46kb 8kb
    Decorative

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  18. http://
    paulrobertlloyd.github.io/
    responsivepatterns

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  19. 2012.dconstruct.org

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  20. Alternative textual description of image.

    The picture element: An HTML extension for adaptive images
    picture.responsiveimages.org

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  21. Feature to make elements not load their images until needed
    w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17842
    HTML Markup
    DOMContentLoaded

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  22. Towards a web aesthetic

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  23. The Web Aesthetic
    alistapart.com/article/the-web-aesthetic

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  24. nytimes.com/skimmer

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  25. bbcgoodfood.com

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  26. bbcgoodfood.com/chromeapp

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  27. buzz.blogger.com/2011/09/dynamic-views-seven-new-ways-to-share.html

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  28. buzz.blogger.com/2011/09/dynamic-views-seven-new-ways-to-share.html

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  29. Thank you!
    cc
    paulrobertlloyd.com
    @paulrobertlloyd
    Creative Commons Licensed
    Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share Alike

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