1962 This poster completely hits the nail on the head when it comes to contrast. Not only are the black and white colors contrasting but the use of positive and negative space displays the information in a clear manner.
It’s easy enough to understand how grids are helpful in organizing your content. Not as easy is deciding what type of grid best suits your content and how to build it. Here’s how I made decisions about what grid to use for the redesign of this site. You may remember in redesign this site I […]
Grids are an important part of design. A grid is the use of vertical and horizontal guidelines to help the designer align objects on a page. They provide structure and help create unity between separate pieces or pages of a design as well as images and text within a single piece. A successful grid is…
Muller-Brockmann, J. Grid systems in graphic design: a visual communication manual for graphic designers, typographers and three dimensional designers, Sulgen/Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1981. Originally published 1961 excerpts here