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Projects with similar characteristics are linked through a simple notational system that encourages exploration and comparison of structure ideas. Rockport PublishersMay 1, – Design – pages. Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to timkthy break the rules of grid-based design, one must first understand those rules and see them applies to real-world projects.
Making and Breaking the Grid by Samara, Timothy
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Must read for junior designers especially. Dec 02, Rita Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: It seemed as if Samara was only explaining grids and modern design as a foil to introduce postmodern design, most of which I couldn’t get into. Oct 15, Kieran rated it did not like it. Aside from this critical information, the book fulfils its propose of understanding how grid works and also tries to categorise deconstruction practices, which is more than useful for people that already know how to use the grid but try to challenge their practices.
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Organization of the book itself is quite impressive. Samara’s framing chapter about the Machine Aesthetic, Constructivism, the Bauhaus, the Basel School, and the Corporate Grid is particularly well-written breakibg useful for designers to consult and internalize.
A more advanced look at different types of grids with beautiful examples. Samara and his partner live in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Featuring a comprehensive showcase of works in different media and across several decades. Text reveals top designers’ work in process and rationale. He’s also the author of The Typography Workbook Rockport Indeed, I am gird tempte Tremendously helpful text for all designers, particularly those unfamiliar with the historical evolution of the grid.
Making and Breaking the Grid is braking comprehensive Mar 20, Nikki rated it it was amazing. The Book The book is basically divided into 2 parts. They usually only tick one of those boxes. Trivia About Making and Breaki There are a few good ones but the typographic structure of majority of them is questionable at best. This book makes an effort to demonstrate how grid systems are used to organize information in print, and how you can break away from the grid to create more interest.
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I bought this book for class, but I keep it around because it is great to brreaking at when I am working on a design project and need a little inspiration grid-wise. I would I am not a designer. For designers working in every medium, layout is arguable the most basic, and most important, element.
A Graphic Design Layout Workshop.