The Designer's Toolkit: 500 Grids and Style Sheets

The Designer's Toolkit: 500 Grids and Style Sheets

by Graham Davis
     
 

Good graphic design relies on a simple, fundamental concept: the grid. With the invisible, unifying structure they provide, grids bring consistency and visual harmony to multi-page or multi-screen documents. The Designer's Toolkit is the first book to streamline the use of this critical tool, providing a fast-track way for both experienced and amateur

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Overview

Good graphic design relies on a simple, fundamental concept: the grid. With the invisible, unifying structure they provide, grids bring consistency and visual harmony to multi-page or multi-screen documents. The Designer's Toolkit is the first book to streamline the use of this critical tool, providing a fast-track way for both experienced and amateur designers to identify and employ the best grid for the job. A CD embedded in the book's cover includes 500 ready-to-use grid templates formatted for the most commonly used design programs. The templates can be used as-is or be easily customized to create professional-quality work. This unique book-plus-CD package provides the foundation for anyone to create effective, original, and sophisticated design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811860512
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
09/27/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Graham Davis has worked as an art director at Time-Life International, the Illustrated London News, and Good Housekeeping magazine. He has been a design consultant for many magazines and has authored numerous books on design and technology.

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