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Archive for Grid
A list of interesting newspapers and breaking news layouts from all around the world.
On Vandelay’s website a collection of 65 resources about grid based design: handful tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness of your project, as well as some articles for advanced techniques.
Using grids for laying content out is one of the basic principle of graphic design, at least since the Medieval Age. Much more recent is the bright idea of using grids for designing websites, in order to laying out harmonic website and increase the legibility of your designs.
Christian Watson, the author of Smiley Cat Web Design, explains this useful technique on his website incuding the Fireworks source file of the grid. You apply the grid to the body of your page as a background image so that it displays behind your site. Thus you can use it to precisely line up your layout.