Digestible Web Compositions

Consider comparing the restricted shape of a desktop, tablet, or even mobile screen to a dinner plate. How easy is it to digest your web page content?

You can scroll down to view more in a web page, and likewise you can always find a larger plate. But how large of a plate is a comfortable size for just one meal?

Page composition is an essential part of any design

As website trends give page design a backseat with a new focus on content, we look to classic examples of layout composition such as magazines, books, and print materials. Other than differences of dynamic web content, we should learn composition from the classics. Just because your medium is battery powered, doesn’t mean you don’t have a need to observe classic elements of design.

Here are some basic principles I found in this great article Mary Stribley, designschool.canva.com/blog/visual-design-composition

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