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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Myths & Misconceptions About Grid Systems

November 29, 2009

A few myths and mis­con­cep­tions about grids exist in the design com­mu­nity that can be detrimental.

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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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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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Rule of Thirds

October 8, 2009

A Wikipedia entry that defines the Rule of Thirds and how it should be applied.

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The Grid Book

April 7, 2009

Exam­ines the his­tory of ten grids that changed the world and charts the evo­lu­tion of each.

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Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

March 23, 2009

This book out­lines and demon­strate basic layout/grid guide­lines and rules through 100 entries.

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A Type Primer

February 18, 2009

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.

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Basics Design: Grids

December 15, 2008

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.

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Designer and the Grid

December 9, 2008

The Designer and the Grid reveals the key to the hid­den dri­ving force behind almost all graphic design: the grid.

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