Regulatory Policy Newsletter

February 6, 2011

An article outlining the re-design of ICMA’s quarterly publication and its grid.

Tags: , ,

Grids: Recondite Structures of Design

November 11, 2010

Grids, along with visual hierarchy, typography, color theory, rhythm, etc., are the basic foundations of design and yet they are widely ignored by the industry.

Tags: , , , , , ,

30 Grid-Based WordPress Themes

August 23, 2010

In this article we have 30 WordPress themes have been developed using a popular CSS Grid Frameworks such as the 960.gs, Blueprint, YUI2 and The Golden Grid.

Tags: , , ,

Design & Build a Grid Based Web Design with CSS

August 23, 2010

Step by step walkthrough of the design and build process of a grid based WordPress theme. From the initial Photoshop concept, through development.

Tags: , , ,

Long Live the 12-Column Grid

May 7, 2010

When I first crossed the great divide from print to web, one of the earliest things I tried to do was introduce a flexible multi-column grid (you know, like a magazine).

Tags: , ,

Web Design with Grids

May 7, 2010

People, including myself are building sites using grids. Now it seems to me that when you’re designing in a browser you want to be able to follow the grid’s principals all the way through the process.

Tags: , , ,

Applying Mathematics to Web Design

March 2, 2010

Because of its beautiful nature, mathematics has been a part of art and architectural design for ages. But it has not been exploited much for website design.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Mystery of Golden Ratio Explained

March 2, 2010

The Egyptians supposedly used it to guide the construction the Pyramids. The architecture of ancient Athens is thought to have been based on it.

Tags: , , ,

The Golden Proportion

January 6, 2010

The golden section- a precise way of dividing a line, music or anything else-is showed up early in mathematics.

Tags: , , , ,

The Golden Ratio in Web Design

January 6, 2010

You would be surprised to find out that most aesthetically pleasing designs, works of art, objects and even people have math in common. Specifically the Golden Ratio…

Tags: , , , ,

Myths & Misconceptions About Grid Systems

November 29, 2009

A few myths and misconceptions about grids exist in the design community that can be detrimental.

Tags: ,

Create a Grid Based Resume

November 22, 2009

Use the power of grid based designs to create a structured and professional page layout in InDesign.

Tags: , , , ,

View Older Entries