The new Monocle design is smart and sleekly crisp. I really love the header interaction design. It goes from full height to small and sticky very fluidly. Then the asymmetrical feel to the broken up grid of story blocks as you make your way scrolling down the home page is very visually rewarding. Making it fun to scroll and scan the stories. Brilliant.

Also, ASCII art FTW!


Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.