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What On Earth Is A Brutalist Website? 5 Things Today’s Designers Can Learn From Brutalism



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Designlab Text & illustration: Andrew Wilshere Last year, the Washington Post reported that “the hottest trend in Web design is making intentionally ugly, difficult sites”, an approach which they called “web brutalism”. Since 2014, the site Brutalist Websites has been collecting examples. But is this what Brutalism, a twentieth-century architectural movement, was really about? In this article, we’re going to take a look at the history of Brutalism, examine the principles behind the movement’s architectural designs, and see how those