A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web

October 8, 2009

A Prac­ti­cal Guide to Design­ing for the Web aims to teach you tech­niques for design­ing your web­site using the prin­ci­ples of graphic design.

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Grid Calculator 1.3

August 27, 2009

A new ver­sion of the excel­lent Grid Cal­cu­la­tor has been released for the Mac. The main fea­ture of this upgrade is the abil­ity to cal­cu­late grids for web design.

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July 22, 2009

UK based cre­ative agency, Dixon­Baxi, has just launched a new site designed on a beau­ti­ful grid.

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July 22, 2009

A site by Dan Auer, a graphic designer from North Car­olina, that allows you to view the sites grid.

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Almost Modern

February 26, 2009

The Nether­lands based stu­dio Almost Mod­ern have launched a new grid based site design.

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Interview with Khoi Vinh

February 22, 2009

Khoi Vinh is the Design Direc­tor for NYTimes.com, where he leads the in-house design team in user expe­ri­ence inno­va­tion. (more…)

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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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Canons of Page Construction

February 3, 2009

The canons of page con­struc­tion are a set of prin­ci­ples in the field of book design used to describe the ways that page pro­por­tions, mar­gins and type areas of books are constructed.

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February 3, 2009

LegiStyles™ are a series of cus­tom styles for the RSS reader Net­NewsWire that focus on design and typography.

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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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Swiss Graphic Design

December 12, 2008

Adopted inter­na­tion­ally, the grid and sans serif type­faces such as Hel­vetica became the clas­sic emblems of Swiss graphic design.

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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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