Archive for Grid

30+ examples of Newspapers/breaking news websites

A list of interesting newspapers and breaking news layouts from all around the world.

List of grid-based design resources

On Vandelay’s website a collection of 65 resources about grid based design: handful tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness of your project, as well as some articles for advanced techniques.

“Design” tool

Design is a suite of web-design and development assistive tools which can be utilised on any web-page. Encompassing utilities for grid layout, measurement and alignment, Design is a uniquely powerful JavaScript bookmarklet that could be really useful for analysing and creating grid-based websites.

Gridding Design

Using grids for laying content out is one of the basic principle of graphic design, at least since the Medieval Age. Much more recent is the bright idea of using grids for designing websites, in order to laying out harmonic website and increase the legibility of your designs.

Using a Background Image Grid to Lay Out Your Web Site

Christian Watson, the author of Smiley Cat Web Design, explains this useful technique on his website incuding the Fireworks source file of the grid. You apply the grid to the body of your page as a background image so that it displays behind your site. Thus you can use it to precisely line up your layout.

News and Articles

@media 2009 London

One day to go! What is considered one of the most intriguing and awe-inspiring web events around, will take place in London on Tue 25th and Fri 26th.

12 examples of mind-blowing websites

Web designers struggle every day to create impressive and usable websites, but what makes the difference between a good and functional product and a mind-blowing one?

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Recommended Books

Bulletproof Web Design

Bulletproof Web DesignStandards-based strategies for building designs that provide flexibility, readability, and user control--key components.

Web Standards Creativity

Web Standards Creativity10 web design lessons from 10 of the worlds best web designers: cutting-edge XHTML, CSS, and DOM scripting techniques.

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