Makeshift: Agency Website Embraces the Single Column

Makeshift agency website homepage

Makeshift might seem to be a fairly typical web-design agency, but rather then churn out client projects, they build their own products. Frankly, this is a really cool approach that I would love to emulate. Entrepreneurial ambitions aside, I love the design of Makeshift’s website. As I so often do, I’ll point you to a rather mundane detail in this design: its center alignment. In a world of jumbo wide-screen monitors, I’m always amazed to see how well this centered approach to web design really works. This single column of content simply flows perfectly. Why have multiple columns cramming crap into a space when you can have a simple vertical flow? It just works really well and feels extremely natural.

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