Chapter 5: Designing the Infinite Grid

“What works is better than what looks good. The looks good can change, but what works, works.”


THE PAST FEW CHAPTERS have probably felt a bit like we’ve been sitting at a microscope. We’ve been taking close looks at the more challenging components of a responsive design, and discussing common principles for dealing with navigation, images, and advertising. But no element of your design exists in isolation. There comes a time when these small layout systems need to be stitched together into something larger—something flexible, responsive, and—hopefully—beautiful.

This book began with a quote by Trent Walton, one I thought it’d be ...

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