Responsive designs existed before but became prominent only in 2012 and a streamlined approach was achieved in 2013. So what is Responsive Designing ? Responsive designing is basically adaptive and Fluid approach to web designing. Responsive Designs helps to perfectly view the web content across a wide spectrum of devices, from a good old CRT monitor to a smartphone without having to scroll left or right.
Its not just shrinking down,in 2013 Responsive website also started addressing large screen web browsers, from living room Digital TV to Corporate Board Rooms, Responsive Websites made entry.
“Retina Display” is Apple’s brand term for double-density screens. Apparently, Designs/images with retina Display have a high enough pixel density that the human eye will be unable to notice pixelation at a typical viewing distance. The terminology might be familiar to folks using iPhones, iPads, MacBook Pros and other high-end devices.
Responsive Designs has bought much adulation to Grid based , Modular User Interface. A wonderful example of this is pinterest.com. The Structure allows easy navigation between modules without the conventional site navigation.
infact, Amazon Web Services started providing infrastructure and application services in the cloud, to lessen the time, effort and cost involved in developing projects based on modular designs
Leaner, faster and Efficient Websites
The trend was to do away with big, slow-loading websites to leaner and faster and more efficient websites that perform better and web designers employed following techniques to achieve that
- library of smart objects
- geographically dispersed content delivery networks
KriationZ followed with the trend and produced some amazing websites which was marked for its responsiveness, faster download, Modular Design and Retina Display