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Andy Clarke is a well-known web designer, design consultant, and mentor. He’s been called plenty of things since he started working on the web. His ego likes terms such as “Ambassador for CSS,” “industry prophet,” and “inspiring,” but he’s most proud that Jeffrey Zeldman once called him a “triple-talented bastard.” With his wife Sue, Andy founded Stuff & Nonsense in 1998, where they’ve helped companies around the world to improve their designs by providing consulting and design expertise.

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Inspired Design Decisions: Inspired by Pressing Matters Magazine

When Andy Clarke went to art school, he imagined himself one day being a famous painter. Soon after arriving, he realized he was a terrible painter, but was good at printmaking and is still inspired by it today.

In this second installment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy will teach you how to expand your repertoire of layouts by combining more than one grid into a compound grid. In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How combining grids increases design flexibility.
  • The difference between layered and stacked compound grids.
  • How to use 2 + 3 columns, 3 + 4, and 4 + 6 columns.
  • How CSS Shapes create designs which are full of energy.

This webinar will change the way you think about designing with grids. Included with this webinar is a beautifully designed PDF of Andy’s Inspired Design Decisions magazine and full code examples.

  • Speaking: Andrew Clarke
  • Date:

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