Grid and Column Designs


If you are looking for inspiration for grid and column design, here is a nice collection of 32 column-based websites. These sites show how grid layout can be applied on various type of sites — whether a massive content editorial site or just a personal blog. Check out how the layout can be divided into 3 columns, 4 columns, a mixture of narrow and wide columns.

Editorial Sites

First let’s check out some of the famous editorial sites. Can you imagine how these sites would be organized without a grid system due to their massive content?

Grid in blog design

Here are some of the blogs that adapted the grid style. I have to specially mention Khoi Vinh, who played the big part in grid web design.

Break out of the box

Column design doesn’t mean you have to be within the box. See how you can break out of the box by using images to form unsymmetrical shapes.

Columns on eye-catchy background

Getting bored of the white background? Here are some good samples of column layout on graphical background.

Boxes and Columns

Content can also be organized into evenly distributed columns and rows.


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