Grids: Recondite Structures of Design

November 11, 2010

Grids, along with visual hier­ar­chy, typog­ra­phy, color the­ory, rhythm, etc., are the basic foun­da­tions of design and yet they are widely ignored by the industry.

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Grid Based Designs

March 2, 2010

A gallery show­cas­ing some of the world’s best web­sites designed based on a grid.

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Applying Mathematics to Web Design

March 2, 2010

Because of its beau­ti­ful nature, mathematics has been a part of art and archi­tec­tural design for ages. But it has not been exploited much for web­site design.

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Create a Grid Based Resume

November 22, 2009

Use the power of grid based designs to cre­ate a struc­tured and pro­fes­sional page lay­out in InDesign.

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Universal Principles of Design

November 4, 2009

Uni­ver­sal Prin­ci­ples of Design is the first com­pre­hen­sive, cross-disciplinary ency­clo­pe­dia of design.

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Grid-based Layout

November 4, 2009

A grid is a tech­nique that comes from print design but eas­ily be applied to web design as well. In its strictest form a grid is lit­er­ally a grid of X by Y pixels.

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Atrise Golden Section

November 4, 2009

Atrise Golden Sec­tion allows you to design using the golden sec­tion pro­por­tion visu­ally over your pre­ferred design software.

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Taking the Grids on the Web

July 22, 2009

An arti­cle by Ital­ian designer Andrea Pel­trin on how to effec­tively use grids for web design.

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Area 17

June 8, 2009

Area 17 is a Brook­lyn based stu­dio with a gor­geous grid-based website.

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Redesigning Unit Interactive

January 27, 2009

Unit Inter­ac­tive dis­cusses the redesigned of their web­site which includes a sec­tion of the grid sys­tem used for the site.

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Simon Hoegsberg Photography

January 20, 2009

Sim­ple and func­tional grid based site design.

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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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