Responsive Report 2014

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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…

40% off a year of Gridset

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For the entire month of November you can sign up or switch to an Annual Unlimited Subscription at 40% less than the regular rate – that’s only $54 for an entire year of unlimited access (£36 if you’re in the UK)!

Gridset is now part of Monotype

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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…

Build a Content-out Grid System with Gridset

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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.

Knowledge Base & Public Discussions

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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.

Break out of the 12 column rut

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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…

Gridset, meet Education. Education, meet Gridset.

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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.

One year, one massive update

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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.

Grids Anywhere

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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.