The Typographic Grid

November 30, 2008

We con­sider this to be the aca­d­e­mic part two to “Grid Sys­tems.” Hans Rudolf Bosshard tack­les a deeper under­stand­ing of the com­plex grid.

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InDesign 8.5x11 Grid System (12)

November 29, 2008

Adobe InDe­sign file with a grid sys­tem for an 8.5“x11” page that is divided into 12 columns and rows using the Rule of Thirds (Golden Ratio). Includes a 12pt base­line grid. (more…)

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InDesign 11x17 Grid System (12)

November 29, 2008

Adobe InDe­sign file with a grid sys­tem for an 11“x17” page that is divided into 12 columns and rows using the Rule of Thirds (Golden Ratio). Includes a 12pt base­line grid. (more…)

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Photoshop 975px Grid System (12)

November 29, 2008

Adobe Pho­to­shop file with a grid sys­tem for a 975px wide page that is divided into 12 columns and rows using the Rule of Thirds (Golden Ratio). Includes a 16px base­line grid. (more…)

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Doane Paper Utility Notebook

November 28, 2008

A portable note­book fea­tur­ing a patent pend­ing Grid+Lines sta­tionery design that com­bines the ben­e­fits of grid and ruled lines onto a sin­gle sheet of paper.

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Photoshop 975px Grid System (6)

November 28, 2008

Adobe Pho­to­shop file with a grid sys­tem for a 975px wide page that is divided into 6 columns and rows using the Rule of Thirds (Golden Ratio). Includes a 16px base­line grid. (more…)

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Phiculator

November 28, 2008

Phic­u­la­tor is a sim­ple tool which, given any num­ber, will cal­cu­late the cor­re­spond­ing num­ber accord­ing to the golden ratio.

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The Grid: The Structure of Design

November 28, 2008

Using a grid is one of those basic design principles. A grid is made up of ver­ti­cal and hor­i­zon­tal lines and is the foun­da­tion of nearly every type of visual media.

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Grids: Order Out of Chaos

November 28, 2008

Many of the pages that you see every­day have a grid. You may not see it but it is there, hold­ing up the design, estab­lish­ing struc­ture, guid­ing the page elements.

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Setting up a Baseline Grid

November 28, 2008

In this arti­cle, I will go through some sim­ple steps to acheive good clean well struc­tured typog­ra­phy in Adobe Indesign.

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The Evolution of the International Typographic Style

November 28, 2008

The chief char­ac­ter­is­tics ]are designs that include min­i­mal graph­ics and a focus on typog­ra­phy, sans-serif type­faces and grid based layouts.

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Replica Typeface

November 21, 2008

Replica is a new type­face by Norm that was designed on a strict grid sys­tem. Avail­able in the fol­low­ing weights: Reg­u­lar, Italic, Light, Light Italic, Bold and Bold Italic.

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