Slammer 1.0

November 22, 2009

A new, robust version of Slammer that superimposes a customizable grid over any window.

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Create a Grid Based Resume

November 22, 2009

Use the power of grid based designs to create a structured and professional page layout in InDesign.

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Build Typeface

August 24, 2009

Build is a grid based handset typeface designed by Steven Bonner to give a structured, geometric look to short passages of type such as headlines and is perfect for display usage.

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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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Thinking with Type: Grid

July 22, 2009

An on-line companion to the book Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton that contains a section on single-column, multi-column and modular grids.

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Andrew Stewart Photography

May 19, 2009

Beautiful, simple, grid based site design for photographer Andrew Stewart.

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Quiet Structure

May 4, 2009

Quiet structure is achieved when you de–emphasize the structural elements and bring a rhythmical consistency to the layout.

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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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The Complex Grid

January 9, 2009

Creating a complex grid system that allows for a layout to be divided into 2, 3, 4, and 6 columns and that’s based on Karl Gerstner’s grid for CAPITAL magazine.

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Six Creative Column Techniques

January 5, 2009

Effective ways of getting creative with your columns in grid-based Web design.

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Grid Computing and Design

December 29, 2008

Khoi Vinh writes about establishing a rational and sustainable layout grid for his Subtraction site. He explains how he shoehorns previous articles into the new framework.

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Typographic Systems of Design

December 23, 2008

Typographic Systems explores eight major structural systems beyond the traditional ordering systems of the grid – including random, radial, modular, and bilateral systems.

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