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I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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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 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.

About the Author

Timothy Samara is a graphic designer and educator based in New York City where he teaches at the School of Visual Arts and Fashion Institute of Technology. He's also the author of The Typography Workbook (Rockport 2004). He lives in New York's Chelsea district.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592531257
Subtitle:
A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Author:
Samara, Timothy
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Subject:
Layout (printing)
Subject:
Grids (Typographic design)
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Publication Date:
20050501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
11 x 9 x 0.63 in 2 lb

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