Grid Systems in Graphic Design

Grid Systems in Graphic Design : A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers, Typographers and Three Dimensional Designers

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Josef Muller-Brockmann (1914 1996) studied architecture, design and history of art in Zurich and worked as a graphic designer and teacher. His work is recognized for its simple designs and his clean use of fonts, shapes and colors, which still inspires many graphic designers throughout the world today. Since the 1950s grid systems help the designer to organize the graphic elements and have become a world wide standard.

This volume provides guidelines and rules for the function and use for grid systems from 8 to 32 grid fields which can be used for the most varied of projects, the three-dimensional grid being treated as well. Exact directions for using all of the grid systems possibe presented are given to the user, showing examples of working correctly on a conceptual level. Or simply put: a guidebook from the profession for the profession.

one of the most important books in the field since over 30 years
comprehensive overview of grid systems
exact directions and instructions
covering all grid systems that are needed
made by a professional for professionals
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 210 x 300 x 17.78mm | 1,040g
  • Sulgen, Switzerland
  • English, German
  • Bilingual edition
  • 6th Bilingual ed.
  • With 357 illustrations
  • 3721201450
  • 9783721201451
  • 1,688

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