Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

Beth Tondreau
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Author:  Beth Tondreau
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  208
Publisher:  Rockport Publishers Inc.
Year:  2011
ISBN:  9781592537075

Adhering to certain layout and grids standards and principles is important for any job from brochures, to annual reports, to posters, to websites, to publications. However, knowing how to bend the rules and make certain grids work for the job at hand takes skill. This book outlines and demonstrates basic layout/grid guidelines and rules through 100 entries including choosing a typeface, striving for rhythm and balance with type, combining typefaces, using special characters and kerning and legibility. These essentials of grid design are critical to the success of any job.