Design students, design educators and practicing designers should own this book.
And that's not all: all the grids [briefly] explained by the author are square, divided into three equal horizontal and vertical sections.
In this book, Kim Elam explains her ideas on how to produce a good quality design using the grid system principles.
Great book with visual examples of layout that makes it much more user friendly. Well put together - would recommend this to anyone who deals with layout.Published 10 months ago by Angela
This was required reading in my layout class and it's really nice to have examples, visuals, and exercises to strengthen your layout skills.Published 12 months ago by Charles Bukowski
Excellent for students studying Graphic Design. Good principles, helps build a good foundation and understanding. Need to know basics and understanding of good design.Published 14 months ago by Holly
I'm not really a fan of the grid system, but this book does offer a wealth of variations to try, so if that's what you are looking for then this is a good place to start. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Archer
Professor recommended this book as supplementary reading for the course. Turned out to be a great reference and really helped me understand the complexity in some grids, especially... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Brandon
This book is full of useful information for working with grids. I recommend this book for anyone who works with grids.Published 20 months ago by pinky
This is a great book for understanding basic text/image layouts and grid systems. Would have been a great book when I was still in school. Good real life examples... Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by bear
(please note: this comment refers to the 2004 edition. perhaps the 2007 update is better ... ).
Overall, I don't really see the relevance of this book given the broad... Read more