Making and Breaking the Grid A Graphic Design Layout Workshop (Graphic Design) by Timothy Samara

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Published by Rockport Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Drawing & drawings,
  • Graphic design,
  • Grids (Typographic design),
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Graphic Arts - General,
  • Typography,
  • Layout (Printing)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8662595M
ISBN 101564968936
ISBN 109781564968937

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Making and Breaking the Grid, by Timothy Samara, is an analysis of the construction and deconstruction of grid-based designs.

Featuring a comprehensive showcase of works in different media and across several decades. The Book The book is basically divided into 2 parts.

The first one about the creation of the grid-based designs and its usage/5. The book briefly covers the history of grid design. Then it goes on by looking at different grid layout patterns. The rest of the book analyses different examples of designs using and breaking the grid framework.

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Review: Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop User Review - Tim Lindeman - Goodreads. The example section which made up 2/3 of the book was very good. Great to get some ideas on how to layout your own grids. The history sections were way too dense to read.

Read full review3/5(1). Acknowledgments Assembling material for a book of this kind depends on the good will of so many busy people.

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The designs showcased in the “breaking the grid” part are rather unappealing. I am not sure if the point was just that, to emphasize the importance of the grid. I am sure there are better examples of designs that don’t use a grid. All in all Making and Breaking the Grid is a book that is worth reading and I am sure you will benefit from it.

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