I am preparing new design for filter page (something like shop page), where "items" are companies that you can choose from. For example: You want company within UK, speaking Italian, with project costs 1-2500eur with specialty in sport industry.
Very simple example, you choose filters and the list updates. Companies are sorted by best match of your filters (if none of filters are selected, then by priority of partnership level, the most recommended by us etc.)
And now, the only things I can think of prioritizing one view style over another are
- in the gallery view you fit more examples, so the bigger database you have the better for gallery option
- List view is much clearer and let you focus at one company atm
- For RWD it's better to have gallery view as list items would take unnecessary big space (can be solved by showing 2 columns on wide screens).
Are there any clear UX rules / advantages of showing the gallery instead of the list (or vice versa)?
Thanks for all responses:) N.