View the report → Survey improvements This year we moved the survey to Survey Monkey for better analysis, and I must say it was much easier. Emma Boulton, Nicola Jones, and I were able to parse the data and find useful insights much quicker, lending more time to designing the report. Also, we added finer…
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The Gridset team has some big news. As of today, Mark Boulton Design Ltd, makers of the Gridset responsive layout tool, has been acquired by Monotype. For Gridset this will be the start of an exciting new period in its development. As part of Monotype, our team will be working on a broad range of…
Last week I wrote an article for A List Apart on how to use ratios, scales and fluid grids to derive a layout from your content. While the underlying theory and mathematics are explained in depth in the article, I wanted to show how Gridset makes all of this much easier.
You may have noticed a couple of new links at the top right of the interface. Last week we pushed out live demos and specimens, along with a few other nice improvements.
In order to provide the best possible support experience, we have changed our support system. Gridset support is now powered by Tender, and we think you’ll like the new features we can provide.
Cramming text and images into the same-old 12-Column Grid System™ hurts your content. We shouldn’t be abstracting our layout options into one-size-fits-all downloads, but should instead be designing grid systems that are custom-tailored to our content. esigning bespoke grid systems provides you with distinct advantages…
We’ve been talking, writing and adding features to support new ways of looking at grids and composition and to make our tool crucial to a web designer’s process. It’s our mission to not only make responsive layouts easier, but to push the boundaries of what designers attempt with layout on the web, and we see education as central to this goal.
A couple of weeks ago we celebrated the one-year anniversary of launching Gridset. Well, we didn’t so much celebrate as quietly let it slip by as we were busy making major realignments to some of Gridset’s core features. You see, even 12 months ago when we launched publicly, we knew we hadn’t nailed the perfect responsive layout platform, but this latest set of features and improvements brings us mighty close.
You may have noticed the Gridset overlay has been changing. Beyond aesthetic iterations, we have also implemented a new engine for displaying grids on your site that allows you to place a grid overlay on any element you like. This is the beginning of a very exciting (excuse our enthusiasm) round of improvements to the overlay, the underpinning abilities of the app, and how our users can build responsive layouts.