How many designs make up the internet?

Some experiences are everywhere – editorial for storytelling, e-commerce for transactional, social for user generated content, search for findability, etc. Some designs are everywhere – page design for layout, navigation for browsability, forms for collecting data, buttons for user interactions, etc.

Are these experiences and designs quantifiable? If yes, exactly how many experiences and designs make up most of the internet?

How many of these can you design?

  1. Foundational
    1. Design philosophy
    2. Typography
    3. Colors
    4. Grid
  2. Forms
    1. Login
    2. Single page form
    3. Multi page form
    4. Forms that don’t look like forms
  3. Buttons
    1. Primary Call-to-Action
    2. Secondary
    3. Tertiary
    4. Buttons that don’t look like buttons
  4. Cards
    1. Informational – to read
    2. Interactive – expects user input or choice
  5. Wayfinding
    1. Search
    2. Primary Navigation
    3. Secondary Navigation
    4. Footer
    5. Index
  6. Brand
    1. Personality
    2. Type
    3. Color
    4. Iconography
    5. Photo & Video
    6. Audio
  7. Devices
    1. Web
    2. Mobile – Portrait
    3. Tablet – Portrait
    4. Mobile – Landscape
    5. Tablet – Landscape
    6. Other breakpoints