Chicago Mag

Focusing on a lightweight modular grid, we streamlined ten years worth of Chicago Magazine content and made it flexible for various reading platforms.

Chicago Mag launch article

I was in charge of creating HTML and CSS templates to implement in the magazine’s content management system.

Mobile views

Typically when you move your mouse away from a button even the slightest bit, its drop-down menu disappears, which is a pain in the butt.

I fixed this by adding an invisible space around the drop down. Luke Seemann, Chicago Magazine’s Managing Editor of Digital, said a few kind words about it in a Society for News Design interview, which you can find here.

My Role

Design and Development


Alison Yard-Medland, Chicago Mag Team, Derek Moore, Jon Shaft, Kyle Fletcher, Nick Disabato

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