Lightning Talk

Like the popular ideology that equates beauty with being skinny, the same belief is now very desirable in website culture. It is not enough for a website to work on large screens. It must display even better on smaller, “skinnier” screens. It is deemed unattractive to view a distorted website on a mobile device simply because it was not customized for mobile. The new trend is to have responsive websites that look good in every dimension.

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Make me pretty and skinny. Museums and the Web Asia 2013

Ken Tran: “Make Me Pretty and Skinny”, Museums and the Web Asia 2013 Lightning Talk

Like the popular ideology that equates beauty with being skinny, the same belief is now very desirable in website culture. It is not enough for a website to work on large screens. It must display even better on smaller, “skinnier” screens. It is deemed unattractive to view a distorted website on a mobile device simply because it was not customized for mobile. The new trend is to have responsive websites that look good in every dimension.