Better Grids for a Responsive World

February 1, 2014

I built a proof-of-concept that supported both modular scales and uniform columns. However, I discovered that moving different sized columns around was nearly impossible, and the code was clumsy.

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Golden Grid System

March 4, 2012

A folding grid for responsive design.

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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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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.

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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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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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Adaptive Grid System based on the Golden Section

October 8, 2009

A two column grid system based on Mark Boulton’s Adaptive Grid Systems article.

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From Golden Mean to “Rule of Thirds”

August 24, 2009

An article by Garr Reynolds that explains the basic technique of the Rule of Thirds and how it relates to the Golden Mean or Golden Section.

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Making Grids in Illustrator 2

June 29, 2009

The second part to Sigurdur Armannsson excellent article on creating grid systems in Adobe Illustrator. This article is based around the grid system developed by Marcus Gärde.

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Making Grids in Illustrator

June 8, 2009

A detailed article by Sigurdur Armannsson on how to create a grid system in Adobe Illustrator.

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O rule + Golden Proportion for Calculating the Gutter in a Grid

June 8, 2009

There is practically no (or very little) documentation about this problem on the web or in many typography or grid design books.

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The Golden Grid

February 18, 2009

The Golden Grid is a web grid system. It’s a product of the search for the perfect modern grid system. It’s meant to be a CSS tool for grid based web sites.

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