Archive for the ‘grids’ Category

Aspect Ratios for Grid Items

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We've covered Aspect Ratio Boxes before. It involves trickery with padding such that an element's width and height are in proportion to your liking. It's not an ultra-common need, since fixing an element's height is asking for trouble, but it comes up....

Learning from Lego: A Step Forward in Modular Web Design

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Samantha Zhang: When web components are modular like Lego bricks down to the elements level, they become more versatile and easier to maintain. We believe it’s the next step to take in modular web design. It's a clever system: put a half-gutter arou...

Rendering Data in Yii 2 with GridView and ListView

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In my previous article about the Yii 2.0, I introduced the ActiveRecord implementation. Once you have some data in your database you’ll want to be able to show it. Yii uses DataProviders to interact with data sources and it provides some widgets to o...

Smarter Grids With Sass And Susy

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  If you’re a designer, you’ll know that grids are your friends. More often than not, they’re the vital architecture that holds a beautiful design together; they create rhythm, structure your page, lead the eye, and prevent the whole th...