In this fascinating initiation into visual design and typography. The first chapter deals with proportions: grid systems and typographical measurements.
Ordering Disorder is a book by Khoi Vinh that delivers a definitive take on grids and the Web and provides both the big ideas and techniques of grid-based design.
Universal Principles of Design is the first comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design.
A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web has written explanations of the core principles of graphic design in relation to the web.
The book also goes into depth on how to create grid systems by hand with only pencil, straightedge and compass.
Examines the history of ten grids that changed the world and charts the evolution of each.
This book outlines and demonstrate basic layout/grid guidelines and rules through 100 entries.
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.
Aimed to teach you techniques for designing your website using the principles of graphic design.
Grid Index is the first comprehensive visual lexicon of patterns and grid systems.
A 96 page PDF book by the master Massimo Vignelli on better understanding typography in graphic design with a nice section of grids.
A layout design workshop that assumes that to effectively break the rules of grid-based design one must first understand those rules and see them applied to real-world projects.
Typographic Systems explores eight major structural systems beyond the traditional ordering systems of the grid – including random, radial, modular, and bilateral systems.
A book on using grids in different forms of print.
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.
Adopted internationally, the grid and sans serif typefaces such as Helvetica became the classic emblems of Swiss graphic design.
The Designer and the Grid reveals the key to the hidden driving force behind almost all graphic design: the grid.
The book focuses on the classic systems of proportioning, such as the golden section and root rectangles, as well as systems such as the Fibonacci Series.
We consider this to be the academic part two to “Grid Systems.” Hans Rudolf Bosshard tackles a deeper understanding of the complex grid.
Grid Systems provides a rich, easy-to-understand overview and demonstrates a step-by-step approach to typographic composition.
The manual for graphic designers, typographers and three dimensional designers. Considered by most to be the definitive book on grid systems. This book is a must for any designer.