Est. 2004


LayoutEngine 2

With Squarespace 6 we wanted to free users from the shackles of the textarea, so as to enable them to create beautiful websites with modern layouts in a way that was elegant and truthful to how the underlying web technologies really work.

To achieve this I designed and built LayoutEngine, which launched with Squarespace 6 in 2011.

I headed the effort to re-build it ground up as LayoutEngine 2 in 2013, re-architecting the codebase and making it touch-friendly.

It powers Squarespace 7 (this page was built using it, for instance) as well as our iOS and Android Blog apps.