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.
A few myths and misconceptions about grids exist in the design community that can be detrimental.
Universal Principles of Design is the first comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design.
A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web has written explanations of the core principles of graphic design in relation to the web.
A Wikipedia entry that defines the Rule of Thirds and how it should be applied.
Examines the history of ten grids that changed the world and charts the evolution of each.
This book outlines and demonstrate basic layout/grid guidelines and rules through 100 entries.
A Type Primer provides a practical guide for beginners, presenting the basic principles and applications of typography. The book includes a section on how type is applied to a grid.
The seventh book in the award-winning Basics Design series, Grids focuses on the construction and ordering of the page and screen through use of the grid.