Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids by Beth Tondreau

By Beth Tondreau

Adhering to sure structure and grids criteria and ideas is necessary for any task from brochures, to annual stories, to posters, to web pages, to courses. notwithstanding, realizing how you can bend the principles and verify grids paintings for the task handy takes skill.

This e-book will define and exhibit simple layout/grid instructions and ideas via a hundred entries together with settling on the a typeface for the venture, striving for rhythm and stability with kind, combining typefaces, utilizing exact characters and kerning and legibility.

These necessities of grid layout are severe to the luck of any task.

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Indd 47 ■ 47 9/22/08 3:41:18 PM Text Job:01118 Title: Layout Essentials (Rockport) 1ST PROOF Page:47 THREE COLUMN 24. Lower the Columns A full page of three-column text can become dense. Lowered text columns also enable the designer to A good way to keep the reader engaged and create a clear area for lead information such as the undaunted is to lower the columns on the page, which running head and page number, spread title, head- creates clean spreads and a feeling of movement. note, and photos.

Indd 31 ■ 31 9/22/08 4:49:42 PM Text Job:01118 Title: Layout Essentials (Rockport) 1ST PROOF Page:31 TWO COLUMN 16. Rules Rule! S ometimes, instructional material includes so Horizontal rules can separate information within col- many discrete chunks of information that a page umns by dividing running text from boxed material, or needs more than mere space between the columns by separating the overall text area from the running for readability. In such cases, a vertical rule can feet and folios by means of another horizontal rule.

TWO COLUMN 15. Design for Function A lthough a typical approach to a two-column grid grid containing a narrow column and a wider column. employs columns of equal widths, a two-column The wider column works well for running text and grid can consist of two unequal columns. When the enables the author(s) to deliver a coherent running purpose of an information-rich piece is to be open, narrative, while the narrow column can hold material readable, and accessible, an option is to construct a such as captions, images, or tables.

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