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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Myths & Misconceptions About Grid Systems

November 29, 2009

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

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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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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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Rule of Thirds

October 8, 2009

A Wikipedia entry that defines the Rule of Thirds and how it should be applied.

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The Grid Book

April 7, 2009

Examines the history of ten grids that changed the world and charts the evolution of each.

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Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

March 23, 2009

This book outlines and demonstrate basic layout/grid guidelines and rules through 100 entries.

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A Type Primer

February 18, 2009

A Type Primer provides a practical guide for beginners, presenting the basic principles and applications of typography. The book includes a section on how type is applied to a grid.

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Basics Design: Grids

December 15, 2008

The seventh book in the award-winning Basics Design series, Grids focuses on the construction and ordering of the page and screen through use of the grid.

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Designer and the Grid

December 9, 2008

The Designer and the Grid reveals the key to the hidden driving force behind almost all graphic design: the grid.

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