Will websites designers soon be jobless? This might happen in the very near future, if the revolutionizing idea behind The Grid will prove to be a success.
The Grid is a website builder much more different that anything done before, proposing “AI websites that design themselves”.
It uses the power of artificial intelligence to take everything the user throws at it – videos, images, text, urls and more – and automatically shape them into a custom website unique for each user.
In other words it is a website platform which automatically adapts design to the user’s input, just like a personal AI developer, allowing the user to focus on the content instead of the website’s looks.
This new platform uses machine learning combined with constraint-based design and flow-based programming to make form dynamically adapt to content.
The team behind this new website building approach promises some great features:
- Intelligent Color Detection & Correction
- Layout Filters, some sort of smart page templates that can evolve
- Intelligent Face Detection & Smart Cropping of photos which can be trained with examples
- Integrated E-commerce plugins
- Adapted content for any desktop, tablet, mobile device
… and many more, including a website already built with it you can find at their official website: thegrid.io
The first version release is expected in the late Spring 2015, and additional features such as e-commerce have a due date in the late 2015.
More information about the science and the team behind it can be found it this Forbes article: The Grid Website Platform Automatically Adapts Design To Make Your Content Shine.