For years we used pixels to lay out web pages. Then, not so long ago, we were dabbling with ems to make our pages elastic. Now, in 2011, most of us are adopting a responsive approach and using fluid grids and percentages.
These methods seem to have all happened sequentially, with us each time dropping the last. I’ve decided, though, that the best builds use aspects of all previous methods; fixed, elastic and fluid.
Let’s forget responsive design for a second. Res