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Nov timotht, Felicity rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The book includes an interesting but brief history lesson about “the grid” in publications, but it’s not as in-depth of a book either in information presented or in offering skill building exercises as I had hoped.
Open Preview See a Problem? There are a few grkd ones but the typographic structure of majority of them is questi This book tries to show you too many things in too little space. Description and comments explain how it was used and the effect generated by it.
Jan 24, Michelle Pereira rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 14, Amanna added it.
Making and Breaking the Grid : A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Dont believe the hype. I met the author of this book and did a workshop with him in West Virginia. Jan 23, J. I’ve even asked my front-end web developer husband to read it and he found it helpful as well.
Making and Breaking the Grid by Samara, Timothy
Text reveals top designers’ work in process and rationale. Pages and pages of great artwork from different decades and styles. Gris reveals top designers’ work in process and rationale.
Dec 02, Rita Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Projects with similar characteristics are linked through a simple notational system that encourages exploration and comparison of structure ideas.
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
The first part provides a very quick overview of the history of the grid, which was interesting on its own. Oct 09, Roger rated it it was ok. It seems more appropriate for a lay person with a general interest or specific need. This book tries to show you too many things in too little space. This book has an extensive gallery of projects for comparison’s sake, but thw limited instruction and some history which goes by too fast and too much like a parade of facts to possibly sink in.
Text reveals top designers’ work in process and rationale.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Making and Breaking the Grid: It seemed as if Samara was only explaining thd and modern design as a foil to introduce postmodern design, most of which I couldn’t get into.
Other editions – View all Making and Breaking the Grid: Samara’s framing chapter about the Machine Aesthetic, Constructivism, the Bauhaus, the Basel School, and the Corporate Grid is particularly well-written and useful for designers to consult and internalize. Lynch Limited preview – There was some interesting historical information like that Emil Ruder was one of the first designers to break the gridbut I was disappointed to learn very little about how to actually use or not use grids.
Books by Timothy Samara. Samara and his partner live in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. May timofhy, Pedro de Albuquerque Borges rated it really liked it.
Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to effectively bre For designers working in every medium, layout is arguably the most basic, and most important, element. The accompanying text for individual examples tends to be too shallow and descriptive, it would be much better off with fewer examples and more in depth case studies and a bit gid critical reflection.