A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web

October 8, 2009

A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web aims to teach you techniques for designing your website using the principles of graphic design.

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Grid Calculator 1.3

August 27, 2009

A new version of the excellent Grid Calculator has been released for the Mac. The main feature of this upgrade is the ability to calculate grids for web design.

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July 22, 2009

UK based creative agency, DixonBaxi, has just launched a new site designed on a beautiful grid.

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July 22, 2009

A site by Dan Auer, a graphic designer from North Carolina, that allows you to view the sites grid.

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Almost Modern

February 26, 2009

The Netherlands based studio Almost Modern have launched a new grid based site design.

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Interview with Khoi Vinh

February 22, 2009

Khoi Vinh is the Design Director for NYTimes.com, where he leads the in-house design team in user experience innovation. (more…)

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Barbican Identity Guidelines

February 12, 2009

Stunning guideline book for Barbican by UK based firm North Design. The book features a section on how grids are applied to the identity.

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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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February 3, 2009

LegiStyles™ are a series of custom styles for the RSS reader NetNewsWire that focus on design and typography.

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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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Swiss Graphic Design

December 12, 2008

Adopted internationally, the grid and sans serif typefaces such as Helvetica became the classic emblems of Swiss graphic design.

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AisleOne Essentials

December 10, 2008

A single place for all designers to find the most essential books on graphic design, typography and grid systems.

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