4 Types of Grids And When Each Works Best

Last week I posted the anatomy of a grid and touched on what each part of a grid is and does. Parts like columns and modules, gutters and margins can be combined in different ways to form distinct types of grids.
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Anatomy of a Modular Typographic Grid

Recently I’ve been trying to expand my knowledge and skills working with typographic grids. On the knowledge side I sought out definitions for the different parts of a grid, specifically a modular grid.
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How Important Is Semantic HTML?

We talk all the time about how to better communicate both visually and verbally. We talk about making your aesthetics meaningful and using design principles to help your audience understand your content. What about your code?
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How to Use Golden Section Proportions In Your Designs

“The power of the golden section to create harmony arises from its unique capacity to unite different parts of a whole so that each preserves its own identity and yet blends into the greater pattern of a single whole.”
— György Dóczi, The Power of Limits

Golden section proportions can be found in both nature and man-made structures. They exist in the proportions of human beings, the growth patterns of plants, animals, and insects, and structures like Stonehenge and the Parthenon.
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Why Minimalism is the Most Important Design Style to Master

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away
Antoine de Saint-Exupery French writer (1900–1944)

Minimalism is a word I’m sure you’ve heard before. It often gets thrown around on design blogs though sometimes carelessly as though the term just means to put less on the page.
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