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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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

June 8, 2009

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

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Grids, The Rule of Thirds, and Rethinking Slide Presentations

February 27, 2009

A quest for a sim­ple, design-centric Keynote tem­plate that’s more about com­po­si­tion than gra­di­ents and 3D bul­let points.

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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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Building the Golden Grid

February 18, 2009

An arti­cle explain­ing the struc­ture and uses of the Golden Grid, a CSS tool for grid based web sites.

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Feeling Your Way Around Grids

January 6, 2009

The Golden Sec­tion, Golden Ratio, and the grandiose Divine Pro­por­tion are all names for the same thing; a ratio of 1.618.

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Grids In The Real World

December 22, 2008

It’s one thing to write about how use­ful and impor­tant grids are for a design, it’s another thing to uti­lize them in a real world project.

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Designing Grid Systems for Flash

December 8, 2008

This arti­cle walks you through the process of cre­at­ing a grid based on the golden ration for a Flash based site that will work for screen res­o­lu­tions of 1024x768 and up.

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Applying Divine Proportion to Your Web Designs

December 1, 2008

This arti­cle explains what is the Divine pro­por­tion (Golden Ratio) and what is the Rule of Thirds and describes how you can apply both of them effec­tively to your designs.

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