Mark Boulton on layouts and grid systems

This article first appeared in issue 214 of .net magazine - the world's best-selling magazine for web designers and developers.

It’s time for a big, fundamental shift. For hundreds of years books and magazines have been designed the same way. The web, though, requires a different approach. We now view content in many ways on many devices. It’s a new era of online publishing that calls out for new rules, a “new canon”. This is the premise of Mark Boulton’s theory, which he outlined at the New Adventures in Web Design conference in January.

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