In this fascinating initiation into visual design and typography. The first chapter deals with proportions: grid systems and typographical measurements.
phiRatio is an iOS tool to calculate different types of proportions. Not only calculates golden proportions, it also calculates 4:3, 16:9 and 3:2 ratios.
The Egyptians supposedly used it to guide the construction the Pyramids. The architecture of ancient Athens is thought to have been based on it.
The golden section– a precise way of dividing a line, music or anything else-is showed up early in mathematics.
You would be surprised to find out that most aesthetically pleasing designs, works of art, objects and even people have math in common. Specifically the Golden Ratio…
Article on Mezzoblue exploring the different column options for grid based designs.
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.
An article explaining the structure and uses of the Golden Grid, a CSS tool for grid based web sites.
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.
Five steps that cover the elements which make a successful grid system and how they can be applied to a number of media outputs.
Grid design is a fundamental skill of any designer. Understanding proportional relationships, white space and composition are all vital in constructing a grid for any delivery platform.
The book focuses on the classic systems of proportioning, such as the golden section and root rectangles, as well as systems such as the Fibonacci Series.