The Golden Proportion

January 6, 2010

The golden sec­tion– a pre­cise way of divid­ing a line, music or any­thing else-is showed up early in mathematics.

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The Golden Ratio in Web Design

January 6, 2010

You would be sur­prised to find out that most aes­thet­i­cally pleas­ing designs, works of art, objects and even peo­ple have math in com­mon. Specif­i­cally the Golden Ratio…

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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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Design and the Divine Proportion

January 27, 2009

A key com­po­nent in the vehi­cle of com­mu­ni­ca­tion is com­po­si­tion, and in design school­ing it is taught as some­thing you should feel rather than cre­ate logically.

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Feeling Your Way Around Grids

January 6, 2009

The Golden Sec­tion, Golden Ratio, and the grandiose Divine Pro­por­tion are all names for the same thing; a ratio of 1.618.

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Why Use a Grid?

December 5, 2008

Grid design is a fun­da­men­tal skill of any designer. Under­stand­ing pro­por­tional rela­tion­ships, white space and com­po­si­tion are all vital in con­struct­ing a grid for any deliv­ery platform.

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Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type

November 21, 2008

Grid Sys­tems pro­vides a rich, easy-to-understand overview and demon­strates a step-by-step approach to typo­graphic composition.

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