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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An Initiation in Typography

March 4, 2012

In this fascinating initiation into visual design and typography. The first chapter deals with proportions: grid systems and typographical measurements.

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phiRatio Proportions Calculator

November 2, 2011

phiRatio is an iOS tool to calculate different types of proportions. Not only calculates golden proportions, it also calculates 4:3, 16:9 and 3:2 ratios.

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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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The Golden Proportion

January 6, 2010

The golden section- a precise way of dividing a line, music or anything else-is showed up early in mathematics.

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The Golden Ratio in Web Design

January 6, 2010

You would be surprised to find out that most aesthetically pleasing designs, works of art, objects and even people have math in common. Specifically the Golden Ratio…

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Columns & Grids

April 20, 2009

Article on Mezzoblue exploring the different column options for grid based designs.

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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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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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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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Why Use a Grid?

December 5, 2008

Grid design is a fundamental skill of any designer. Understanding proportional relationships, white space and composition are all vital in constructing a grid for any delivery platform.

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