Grids: Creative Solutions for Graphic Design

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Wiley, Jan 28, 2008 - Design - 224 pages
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A grid well used makes all the difference between a flat layout,and one that has real flair and visual appeal. This practical bookgives designers of all levels the inspiration and know-how tocreate great layouts. Exemplary designs are overprinted with theirunderlying grid, and detailed captions discuss how the designershave utilized the grid to provide structure, and add movement,flexibility, and impact to their design.

Crammed with ideas for different ways of using space, type, andimages, Grids also explores innovative ideas for navigationaldevices and information design. Details of measurements and specsallow designers to apply, adapt, and refine the elements shown tocreate their own unique and dynamic layouts. This is a trulyindispensable reference book for all students and practitioners ofgraphic design.

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About the author (2008)

Lucienne Roberts (London, England), Graduate of?Central School of Art and Design in London Founder of the?design studio sans+baum Taught at?Middlesex University and the London College of Communication Signatory of the First Things First 2000 Manifesto Regular contributor to Eye, Grafik and a number of other design magazines Author of several graphic design books.

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