- Frank Scalici
Instagram, the modern contact sheet.
Before I begin by discussing why I believe Instagram has become the modern contact sheet, I’d like to start by analysing the importance of Instagram’s layout. Instagram as we know it is by far one of the largest platforms in today’s social media environment. It is both a tool for business as well as content creation, yet when we take a step back and view this platforms layout it presents itself as uncomplicated, one might even say minimal. Instagram’s grid system is actually so basic that we in tern find it challenging to work with a platform that restricts our ability to ‘explain things further’.