Slammer 1.0

November 22, 2009

A new, robust ver­sion of Slam­mer that super­im­poses a cus­tomiz­able grid over any window.

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Create a Grid Based Resume

November 22, 2009

Use the power of grid based designs to cre­ate a struc­tured and pro­fes­sional page lay­out in InDesign.

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Build Typeface

August 24, 2009

Build is a grid based hand­set type­face designed by Steven Bon­ner to give a struc­tured, geo­met­ric look to short pas­sages of type such as head­lines and is per­fect for dis­play usage.

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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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Thinking with Type: Grid

July 22, 2009

An on-line com­pan­ion to the book Think­ing with Type by Ellen Lup­ton that con­tains a sec­tion on single-column, multi-column and mod­u­lar grids.

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Andrew Stewart Photography

May 19, 2009

Beau­ti­ful, sim­ple, grid based site design for pho­tog­ra­pher Andrew Stewart.

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Quiet Structure

May 4, 2009

Quiet struc­ture is achieved when you de – empha­size the struc­tural ele­ments and bring a rhyth­mi­cal con­sis­tency to the layout.

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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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The Complex Grid

January 9, 2009

Cre­at­ing a com­plex grid sys­tem that allows for a lay­out to be divided into 2, 3, 4, and 6 columns and that’s based on Karl Gerstner’s grid for CAPITAL magazine.

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Six Creative Column Techniques

January 5, 2009

Effec­tive ways of get­ting cre­ative with your columns in grid-based Web design.

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Grid Computing and Design

December 29, 2008

Khoi Vinh writes about estab­lish­ing a ratio­nal and sus­tain­able lay­out grid for his Sub­trac­tion site. He explains how he shoe­horns pre­vi­ous arti­cles into the new framework.

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Typographic Systems of Design

December 23, 2008

Typo­graphic Sys­tems explores eight major struc­tural sys­tems beyond the tra­di­tional order­ing sys­tems of the grid – includ­ing ran­dom, radial, mod­u­lar, and bilat­eral systems.

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