Grid-Based Web Design, Simplified

February 1, 2014

If you want to reap their ben­e­fits of grids on your next project but are unsure of the specifics, this arti­cle is for you.

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Marcus Gärde Grid System

February 1, 2014

A new method devel­oped by Mar­cus Gärde to pro­duce grid sys­tems based on old books and scrolls.

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Grids, Design Guidelines, Broken Rules, and the Streets of New York City

February 1, 2014

What do the streets of New York City have to do with web and graphic design? For bet­ter or worse, the grid.

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A New Canon

February 1, 2014

As with the printed word, the word on screen would ben­e­fit from some rules of form; a new canon of page con­struc­tion for the web.

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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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The 960 Grid System Made Easy

March 4, 2012

This arti­cle is for web design­ers and front-end web devel­op­ers who are inter­ested in grid-based lay­out sys­tems but are at a loss on how to deci­pher them.

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How You Make A Grid

March 4, 2012

A PDF writ­ten by Andrew Maher to help you design grids and to give you the resources to delve fur­ther into the grid world.

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Rethinking CSS Grids

March 4, 2012

Mark Boul­ton pulls together some of his thoughts and con­cerns regard­ing CSS grids and how they could (or, maybe, should) be created.

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The Villard Diagram

November 2, 2011

A step-by-step descrip­tion on how to cre­ate a Vil­lard diagram.

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Grid-based Web Design, Simplified

November 2, 2011

A holis­tic approach for the typ­i­cal workflow.

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Rethinking CSS Grids

November 2, 2011

Mark Boul­ton pulled together some of his thoughts and con­cerns regard­ing CSS grids and how they could be created.

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Musings on the Relationship Between Grids and Guides

February 6, 2011

An arti­cle that that takes a look at the rela­tion­ship between the grid and the use of guides.

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