Design, Web Design

Room for breathing

Reading this insightful article on space in web design, I came across this inspiring start of a methodology for deciding what should be on a page and what should be left out:

Currently when a website is ‘optimised’ for mobile, iPhone and now, iPad, it’s slimmed down to its bare-bones — the essence of what makes it what makes it it. In these formats space is particularly valuable because there’s less of it. Normally these ‘lite’ formats are afterthoughts. We should be designing backwards from these formats, not the other way round.

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via @smashingmag

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