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.

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Grid Based Designs

March 2, 2010

A gallery showcasing some of the world’s best websites designed based on a grid.

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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.

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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.

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Universal Principles of Design

November 4, 2009

Universal Principles of Design is the first comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design.

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Grid-based Layout

November 4, 2009

A grid is a technique that comes from print design but easily be applied to web design as well. In its strictest form a grid is literally a grid of X by Y pixels.

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Atrise Golden Section

November 4, 2009

Atrise Golden Section allows you to design using the golden section proportion visually over your preferred design software.

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Taking the Grids on the Web

July 22, 2009

An article by Italian designer Andrea Peltrin on how to effectively use grids for web design.

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Area 17

June 8, 2009

Area 17 is a Brooklyn based studio with a gorgeous grid-based website.

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Redesigning Unit Interactive

January 27, 2009

Unit Interactive discusses the redesigned of their website which includes a section of the grid system used for the site.

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Simon Hoegsberg Photography

January 20, 2009

Simple and functional grid based site design.

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Making and Breaking the Grid

January 5, 2009

A layout design workshop that assumes that to effectively break the rules of grid-based design one must first understand those rules and see them applied to real-world projects.

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