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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.
For all those people who are interested in deepen gridding design for websites, please keep an eye on these slides, “Grids are Good (right?)“, kindly made available by the authors Mark Boulton, Mark Boulton Design, and Khoi Vinh, Design Director for NYTimes.com.
In the ppt presentation, the authors show a good example of website redisign. They redisign www.yahoo.com using grid design. What comes out is absolutely wonderful and fashinating, and gives a lot of useful tips for new design or simply redesign based on this bright technique.
The podcast related to the presentation was recorded during the Conference at Austin, Texas, May 9-18, 2007 (South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals) and is available online.
We hope you’ll find this reading interesting. We’ll make soon available some other useful resources on gridding design for harmonic websites.