Chapter 12. Laying Out Pages


“I’d been painting rats for three years before someone said, ‘that’s clever. It’s an anagram of art,’ and I had to pretend I’d known that all along.”

— Banksy, Wall and Piece

For designers, the abundance of web access devices creates an abundance of opportunities for potentially awkward interpretations of our web pages.

Luckily, CSS floats, CSS frameworks, and responsive layouts enable us to separate the presentation of a web page (what it looks like) from the content (images and text). That’s a good thing. When content and presentation are separated, web pages can be processed more easily and consistently by different ...

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