#188: Exploring the Overlapping Header Pattern


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Snook published an article titled “Overlapping Header with CSS Grid” where he looks at a header design pattern that I feel transcends trends and has been popular forever. The idea is that the header is oversized and the main content area sneaks up into it and overlaps the background of the header. There is just something kinda nice and comforting about it.

My mind goes to the same place Snook’s does:

Historically, I’ve done this with negative margins.

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