Chapter Four. Page Layout

 

“Information can’t be left to simply float about on the screen. It has to be put in context, framed in windows and panels that are tied consistently and clearly to an underlying grid.”

 
 --FROM THE WEB DESIGN WOW! BOOK, BY JACK DAVIS AND SUSAN MERRITT:

Page layout has always had to contend with certain aesthetic issues. But modern—that is, electronic—page layout has to deal with technical issues every bit as much as with aesthetic ones in order to be successful. The technical issues include how large our files can be and how many pixels (single points, or dots, in a graphic image) we can expect to use for our page display. The aesthetic choices are similar to those that have been used in other artistic media for centuries: ...

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