Is 2016 the year of Atomic CSS?

If you are familiar with Brad Frost's Atomic Design or Pattern Lab you're probably wondering how it can be applied to a website layout styling language like CSS since; it's not really as structured as other programming languages, and all examples of Atomic Design involve the organisation of HTML.

However, if you've actually applied the Pattern Lab web style guide to a project you'll quickly discover anything that can be broken down to basic reusable code can be subject to Atomic Design.

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Richard Bray is a 20-something designer of web products, event organiser, speaker, open source contributor. Currently making private aviation more accessible @Stratajet. Contact him with CSS related questions, to speak at your event, or just to say 'hi'.