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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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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Grids: An Invisible Foundation

December 11, 2008

What do houses and well designed pages have in com­mon? They are both built on a frame­work — a care­fully mea­sured, solid struc­ture that forms a foun­da­tion on which to build.

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Blueprint CSS Framework

December 8, 2008

Blue­print is a CSS frame­work that gives you a solid CSS foun­da­tion to build your project on top of, with an easy-to-use grid, sen­si­ble typog­ra­phy, and even a stylesheet for printing.

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Sarah France

December 5, 2008

Beau­ti­ful port­fo­lio site by Sarah France with a well designed six col­umn grid system.

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The Grid: The Structure of Design

November 28, 2008

Using a grid is one of those basic design principles. A grid is made up of ver­ti­cal and hor­i­zon­tal lines and is the foun­da­tion of nearly every type of visual media.

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