You probably don’t need most of the features that come with large UI frameworks such as Bootstrap, especially when you’re working on small, straightforward projects that you just want to get up and running as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are smaller, simpler CSS frameworks out there that you can use instead.
We’ve created an excellent list of small/minimalist CSS frameworks for you to explore. Most of them are under 5 KB (when minified and gzipped) and contain the essential ingredients for building responsive web designs.
Are we in the era of Zero UI? Not quite, but we’re getting close.
Zero UI is the concept of removing the barrier between user and device, and having a more seamless interaction with technology.
Industry advancements are moving towards not only more intuitive and integrated pieces of tech, but also an environment that creates less disconnect from our world, providing authentic, meaningful interactive spaces.
Zero UI is all about how we as the user interact with our content. Typically we have a device being interacted with directly through a touchscreen, or indirectly with a remote control. Zero UI is the push to become even more integrated with our tech. Touchless tech or Zero UI.
Direct mail marketers – and increasingly, designers – live and die by results. If the design is beautiful, but doesn’t sell – it’s scrapped. If the copy’s clever, but doesn’t sell – it’s discarded