Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design

November 11, 2010

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.

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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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Process: Airside by Airside

June 29, 2009

Air­side explains it’s process of cre­at­ing their book Air­side By Air­side. The arti­cle fea­tures a sec­tion on the grid sys­tem used for 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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Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

March 23, 2009

This book out­lines and demon­strate basic layout/grid guide­lines and rules through 100 entries.

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Barbican Identity Guidelines

February 12, 2009

Stun­ning guide­line book for Bar­bi­can by UK based firm North Design. The book fea­tures a sec­tion on how grids are applied to the identity.

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Constructing the Grid

January 13, 2009

Step by step guide on cre­at­ing the grid used for the cov­ers of the orig­i­nal Pel­i­can Books.

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The Vignelli Canon

January 9, 2009

A 96 page PDF book by the mas­ter Mas­simo Vignelli on bet­ter under­stand­ing typog­ra­phy in graphic design with a nice sec­tion of grids.

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Type Book/Grid Project

January 6, 2009

Project involv­ing devel­op­ing a grid sys­tem, and lay­ing out an infor­ma­tional book on the usage of type, with text from var­i­ous sources.

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Making and Breaking the Grid

January 5, 2009

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.

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AisleOne Essentials

December 10, 2008

A sin­gle place for all design­ers to find the most essen­tial books on graphic design, typog­ra­phy and grid systems.

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