Building the Golden Grid

February 18, 2009

An article explaining the structure and uses of the Golden Grid, a CSS tool for grid based web sites.

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Canons of Page Construction

February 3, 2009

The canons of page construction are a set of principles in the field of book design used to describe the ways that page proportions, margins and type areas of books are constructed.

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Golden Ratio Calculator

January 27, 2009

Calculate the golden ratio of a set width on the fly with this online and OS X widget based calculator.

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Design and the Divine Proportion

January 27, 2009

A key component in the vehicle of communication is composition, and in design schooling it is taught as something you should feel rather than create logically.

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Golden Ratio in Modern CSS

January 20, 2009

Harmony. A word that sounds so beautiful, like its own meaning. But how is it possible to achieve it in every place of our layout design? “Golden Ratio” is the answer.

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The Vignelli Canon

January 9, 2009

A 96 page PDF book by the master Massimo Vignelli on better understanding typography in graphic design with a nice section of grids.

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Feeling Your Way Around Grids

January 6, 2009

The Golden Section, Golden Ratio, and the grandiose Divine Proportion are all names for the same thing; a ratio of 1.618.

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Grids In The Real World

December 22, 2008

It’s one thing to write about how useful and important grids are for a design, it’s another thing to utilize them in a real world project.

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Five Simple Steps to Designing Grid Systems

December 18, 2008

Five steps that cover the elements which make a successful grid system and how they can be applied to a number of media outputs.

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Designing Grid Systems for Flash

December 8, 2008

This article walks you through the process of creating a grid based on the golden ration for a Flash based site that will work for screen resolutions of 1024×768 and up.

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Geometry of Design

December 4, 2008

The book focuses on the classic systems of proportioning, such as the golden section and root rectangles, as well as systems such as the Fibonacci Series.

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Applying Divine Proportion to Your Web Designs

December 1, 2008

This article explains what is the Divine proportion (Golden Ratio) and what is the Rule of Thirds and describes how you can apply both of them effectively to your designs.

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