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Ordering Disorder: Grid Design for the New World

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (CST)

Everyone's using grids, and grid tools and frameworks are everywhere. But do you truly understand the ins and outs of this powerful design principle, and how it's changing along with new media and platforms? Chances are most digital designers have only a cursory knowledge of the grid's concepts and best practices, overlooking the tremendous value that truly smart grid usage brings.

In this expansive sequel to his famous 2006 SXSWi talk "Grids Are Good," designer and grid expert Khoi Vinh (NYTimes.com, Subtraction.com) will give a bracing tour of the many ideas packed into his forthcoming book "Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design." This solo talk will span the history of grids, take a brass-tacks tour of best practices, and look ahead at some of the most enlightening and innovative thinking that's shaping grid thinking in the future.

LEVEL: Beginner

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Khoi Vinh

Co-founder of Mixel.cc, blogger at http://Subtraction.com, former design director at http://NYTimes.com. bio from Twitter

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

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Ballroom A, Austin Convention Center

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