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Grid Based Web Design Resources

Grid Based Web Design Resources
As a complement to our prior post "30 Grid-Based Websites", we've made a selection of indispensable resources like layout frameworks, tutorials, books, templates and useful tools that can help you understand and implement grid based design in your projects. Let's start with a little history. Many of you know who Massimo Vignelli is, a known designer with a solid modernist influence who developed his career in numerous areas of design. In 1977, he designed the Unigrid System for the National Park Service. Tools & Online Layouts Generators The 892 unique ways to partition a 3 x 4 grid The 3 × 4 grid poster is a computation-based design. Photoshop Grids and Plugins Frameworks 960grid The 960 grid is a classic among CSS frameworks, a very useful tool based on a width of 960px with a large number of resources to integrate the design in the layout. This is not just another multicolum layout. Books & Geekeries This notebook is designed for digital designers. Wordpress Themes

Responsive Web Design just got Easier with the Responsive Grid System Responsive Tables Demo A quick and dirty look at some techniques for designing responsive table layouts. This was put together in haste (and with the aid of Twitter Bootstrap) for What Do You Know Brisbane hosted by Web Directions. I work for a really great little web design agency in Brisbane, and you should say hello. The Unseen Column This technique, first described by Stuart Curry (@irishstu) involves simply hiding less important columns on smaller screen sizes. Example Code The approach I've presented here assumes you know the index of the columns to be hidden. <table> <thead> <tr> <th>Code</th> <th>Company</th> <th class="numeric">Price</th> <th class="numeric">Change</th> <th class="numeric">Change %</th> <th class="numeric">Open</th> <th class="numeric">High</th> <th class="numeric">Low</th> <th class="numeric">Volume</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td>AAC</td> <td>AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL COMPANY LIMITED. Flip Scroll This technique was first published by David Bushell (@dbushell). No More Tables

Bootstrap 3 Grid Introduction | Hello Erik - User Experience @Erik_UX IMPORTANT NOTE: Bootstrap 4 will be out soon, and it will be moving to Sass for its CSS instead of Less. Most of the principles of this article will still apply – but I will do my best to quickly either rewrite the post for Sass, or just update this post for both. I do not expect huge changes to how the grid HTML classes are applied. Read more here: After over 9-months of work, Bootstrap 3 is here. Bootstrap 2’s grid was very straight forward. Bootstrap 3 has been heavily publicized as being mobile first. Update 8/25/13: There’s been some questions around the ‘net about 100% width sites, “liquid” as we called it in the 90’s. Update 9/27/13: If you like this article, be sure to read the Part 2 about a Bootstrap Less workflow here Bootstrap 3 Less Workflow Tutorial and the Subtle Magic Behind Why the Bootstrap 3 Grid Works. Mobile First CSS Great. Here’s an example of this: See, the actual base style is the mobile style. Mixin