Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design (Google eBook)

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Pearson Education, Nov 23, 2010 - Computers - 192 pages
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The grid has long been an invaluable tool for creating order out of chaos for designers of all kinds—from city planners to architects to typesetters and graphic artists. In recent years, web designers, too, have come to discover the remarkable power that grid-based design can afford in creating intuitive, immersive, and beautiful user experiences.

Ordering Disorder delivers a definitive take on grids and the Web. It provides both the big ideas and the brass-tacks techniques of grid-based design. Readers are sure to come away with a keen understanding of the power of grids, as well as the design tools needed to implement them for the World Wide Web.

Khoi Vinh is internationally recognized for bringing the tried-and-true principles of the typographic grid to the World Wide Web. He is the former Design Director for NYTimes.com, where he consolidated his reputation for superior user experience design. He writes and lectures widely on design, technology, and culture, and has published the popular blog Subtraction.com for over a decade.

More information at grids.subtraction.com

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Review: Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design

User Review  - Leonard Houx - Goodreads

I was so excited to read this book. But there was just so little substance. Vinh justifies his book, among the numerous other books on grid-based design, to explain grid-design from a web-oriented ... Read full review

Review: Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design

User Review  - Jess - Goodreads

I have often looked for a book to help me conceptually wrap my brain around design frameworks for the Web and Ordering Disorder accomplished that (for the most part). Although Ordering Disorder was ... Read full review


Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Concept
Chapter 3 Process
Chapter 4 Execution
Chapter 5 Conclusion

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