Better Grids for a Responsive World

February 1, 2014

I built a proof-of-concept that sup­ported both mod­u­lar scales and uni­form columns. How­ever, I dis­cov­ered that mov­ing dif­fer­ent sized columns around was nearly impos­si­ble, and the code was clumsy.

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Golden Grid System

March 4, 2012

A fold­ing grid for respon­sive design.

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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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Mystery of Golden Ratio Explained

March 2, 2010

The Egyp­tians sup­pos­edly used it to guide the con­struc­tion the Pyra­mids. The archi­tec­ture of ancient Athens is thought to have been based on it.

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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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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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Adaptive Grid System based on the Golden Section

October 8, 2009

A two col­umn grid sys­tem based on Mark Boulton’s Adap­tive Grid Sys­tems article.

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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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Making Grids in Illustrator 2

June 29, 2009

The sec­ond part to Sig­ur­dur Armanns­son excel­lent arti­cle on cre­at­ing grid sys­tems in Adobe Illus­tra­tor. This arti­cle is based around the grid sys­tem devel­oped by Mar­cus Gärde.

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Making Grids in Illustrator

June 8, 2009

A detailed arti­cle by Sig­ur­dur Armanns­son on how to cre­ate a grid sys­tem in Adobe Illustrator.

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O rule + Golden Proportion for Calculating the Gutter in a Grid

June 8, 2009

There is prac­ti­cally no (or very lit­tle) doc­u­men­ta­tion about this prob­lem on the web or in many typog­ra­phy or grid design books.

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The Golden Grid

February 18, 2009

The Golden Grid is a web grid sys­tem. It’s a prod­uct of the search for the per­fect mod­ern grid sys­tem. It’s meant to be a CSS tool for grid based web sites.

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