Vertical writing on the web: inadvertent layout inspiration from a search for cultural identity

A presentation at Smashing Conference in in San Francisco, CA, USA by Chen Hui Jing

Modern CSS allows us to typeset for a dynamic medium, even for a language as complex as Chinese, with its tens of thousands of characters. And these same techniques can be extended to build layouts that were simply not feasible just a few years back. This talk aims to inspire designers and developers to eschew cookie-cutter web layouts and create designs that truly embrace the nature of the web.

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