Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop

May 1, 2005|
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
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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 designers'' 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.

Timothy Samara is a graphic designer based in New York City, where he divides his time between teaching, writing, lecturing, and freelance consulting through STIM Visual Communication. His 18-year career in branding and information design has explored projects in print, packaging, environments, user interface design, and animation. He ...
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Title:Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:242 pages, 11.25 X 9 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:242 pages, 11.25 X 9 X 0.5 in
Published:May 1, 2005
Publisher:Rockport Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781592531257

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