Video of the Week–Jen Simmons: Real Art Direction on the Web

At Respond this year, Jen Simmons gave a very well received session on the current state of CSS layout. A great deal is now possible that never has been before with flexbox, and even more is in the pipeline with Grid layouts.

We finally have the tools necessary to create amazing page designs on the web. Now we can art direct our layouts, leveraging the power and tradition of graphic design. In this eye-opening talk, Jen explores concrete examples of an incredible range of new possibilities.

She walks through a step-by-step design process for figuring out how to create a layout as unique as your content. You’ll learn how Flexbox, Grid, Shapes, Multicolumn, Viewport Units, and more can be combined together to revolutionize how you approach the page — any page.

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