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Close attention is paid to reading direction and readability issues. Return to Book Page. Jul 17, Steven rated it it was ok Shelves: Essential reading for graphic designers.
Published August 12th by Princeton Architectural Press. Not bad, but a little bit too basic. RowlingHardcover Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kimberly Elam is a writer, educator and graphic designer.
Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See all 9 brand new listings. Aug 27, Florence Laiai rated it it was amazing. The transparent overlays on real examples were a nice touch. Account Options Sign in. Interesting, but this could have been better presented as a hour lecture series. It suggests design strategies that transcend simple function and reductionist recipes to allow grids to become a means of truly dynamic communication.
Choose a category to browse This le A very strange book. Her current work focuses on the development of a series of innovative ebooks and print-on-demand books for design education on her website, www.
The great amount of examples given and the see-through grids overlaying pages contribute really well to the In her best-selling Geometry of DesignElam shows how proportion, symmetry, and other geometrical systems underlie many of the visual relationships that make for good design. To ask other readers questions about Grid Systemsplease sign up.
Principles of organizing type Design briefs: Nov 05, Alexandra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 19, Marie rated it systemd it. Design principles such as negative space, The Law of Thirds, area of emphasis and elements such as line, shape, form contrast, color are dealt with in this book.
She has written extensively about graphic design and design education. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Zutoner Kunstler im Helmosus Poster. Grid Systems, Principles of Organizing Type, Princeton Architectural Press, puts forth a clear methodology for understanding and learning the grid system of composition. Each example is overlaid with a translucent sheet that exposes its visual organization.
A strangely organized journey through various grid systems, from basic to more complex. This item doesn’t belong on this page.
Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type by Kimberly Elam
Marie rated it really liked it Aug 07, Aug 10, R. Now, Vrid brings the same keen eye and clear explanations to bear on the most prevalent, and maybe least understood, system of visual organization: It changed the way I worked!
If you are into typography, you are likely familiar with the grid. Filled with extensive research and more than informative examples from the Bauhaus to Nike ads, Grid Yrid provides a rich, easy-to-understand overview and demonstrates a step-by-step approach to typographic composition. It suggests design strategies that transcend simple function and reductionist recipes to allow grids to become a means of truly dynamic communication.
There are no discussion griv on this book yet. Gary rated it it was amazing May 01, It is amazing such a brief and concise guide can cover so many things so well. People who bought this also bought.