Posts Tagged with “mobile”

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Branding

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture

Mark Bloom and Paul Hutchinson collaborated on this beautiful identity, book and website for Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture.

Bureau for Visual Affairs

Bureau for Visual Affairs

Bureau for Visual Affairs

Bureau for Visual Affairs

A nice collection of web, mobile and print work from Bureau for Visual Affairs.

A Responsive AisleOne

New year, new design. I’ve been wanting to redesign the site for a few months now with five goals in mind:

  • Strip it down and make it more minimal
  • Improve typography
  • Make it responsive
  • Allow for bigger images
  • Allow for non-image posts

This new design addresses all five.

Because I don’t have very much free time these days, I started with a purchased theme and modified it to my liking. Visually, I simplified it a great deal. Some might think it’s too minimal, maybe even boring, but I think it serves its purpose well. The typography is greatly improved. The entire site is set in Proxima Nova, which at larger sizes is a pleasure read. No more tiny type. The main text is now set at a large size with spacious leading to make reading easier.

Now that mobile devices are a large part of everyday life, I wanted the site to be responsive. Unlike the previous design, this new design presents an optimal viewing experience on a phone, tablet, and desktop browser.

It also allows for more flexibility in terms of post formats. The previous design I was constrained within a 450px column for the images, so it didn’t allow for larger images. With the new design I can post images up to 690px wide. Bigger images means more details. I also want to make more posts that are just text, for example quotes or this post. This single column design presents text only posts in a better way. Videos also work well, so expect to see more video posts in the future.

Overall, I’m pretty happy with this new design, and I think you will be as well. I’ve tested it as much as I could, but I’d love to hear from you folks on what you think and if you see any issues.

Enjoy.

Olo

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Nice simple design in this iPad game called Olo created by Sennep. Looks like it’s fun, too.