Making and Breaking the Grid

Making and Breaking the Grid

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For designers working in every medium, layout is arguable the most basic, and most important, element. Effective layout is essential to communication and enables the end user to not only be drawn in with an innovative design but to digest information easily. Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to effectively break the rules of grid-based design, one must first understand those rules and see them applies to real-world projects. Text reveals top designersA┬ć work in process and rationale. Projects with similar characteristics are linked through a simple notational system that encourages exploration and comparison of structure ideas. Also included are historical overviews that summarize the development of layout concepts, both grid-based and non-grid based, in modern design practice.Piccolo Teatro di Milano Theater season schedule Massimo Vignelli Courtesy of Massimo Vignelli Design in Michigan Citibank Octavo Poster, one of ... In his 1965 design manuals for Westinghouse, Rand developed complex grids to ensure continuity in such diverse ... Both trained as architects, they established their vision of a seamlessly organized, systematic structural approach early in their careers.


Title:Making and Breaking the Grid
Author:Timothy Samara
Publisher:Rockport Publishers - 2005-05-01
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