User experience, web, technology

Change in web design is emerging, again

There is a new kid on the block, and her name is “I’ve never designed with a table in my career.” To her, our old ways often seem strange and confining, and it is within this generation that we will most likely see more departures from what design conventions have emerged in the past decade.
Thinking Outside the Grid by Molly E. Holzschlag

I love it. I saw some of that last week with a cool way of creating box widths that varied based on the text zoom in a browser. That’s just the beginning.

Ajax is causing shifts in the model of web-based interactions, and the web design community is beginning to leave the table-mindset behind, despite the fact that many of us haven’t designed a table-based layout in years.

Empty the cup.

By Davin Granroth

Davin is Chief Operating Officer for Covenant Eyes, Inc. in Owosso, MI, USA, where he gets to mix his background in user experience design, research, and strategy with the operation of a software company. For more, see his LinkedIn profile.

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