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Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design by Khoi Vinh

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Chapter 5. Conclusion

As I close out this tour of my approach to grid-based design for the Web, I thought it appropriate to note the trajectory of Web design over its short history.

The typographic grid that informed countless posters, books, magazines, and other highly expressive forms of design authorship is still something of a novelty in digital media. With time, as tools and technologies change and as more design writers and thinkers interpret the fundamentals of the grid for new technological frontiers, grids may become more pervasive and more integral to the presentation of digital content and features. And certainly, with the continual improvements in the technology that renders the experiences that we interface with, grids can play ...

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