Understanding the Basics of Grid-based Design

In this collection of lessons, we focus on understanding the basics of grid design. Software required: InDesign CS5.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 31, 2010
Duration
1h 10m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 31, 2010
Duration
1h 10m
Description

In this collection of lessons, we focus on understanding the basics of grid design. We'll get started by learning what a grid is and why it's important to layout-based designs. From there, we'll break down a grid into its basic components and learn what each one does. Next, we'll begin learning about the four basic types of grids and what types of project they are best suited for. We'll wrap things up by learning how and why it is sometimes best to compound one grid inside another. Software required: InDesign CS5.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is a content producer for Unity as well as a seasoned shading, texturing, lighting and rendering artist. He takes pride in helping creative professionals reach their learning goals.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello. Welcome to this. Siri's less dedicated to understanding the basics of grid design presented by digital tutors and Adobe authorized training partner. My name is Eddie, and together we'll explore four basic types of grids that will help you maintain consistency in your own layouts. We'll get started by learning what a grid is and why it's important to layout based. Designs from there will break down a grid into its basic components and learn what each one does. Next. We'll begin learning about the four basic types of grid, and what type of project their best suited for will wrap things up by learning how and why. It's sometimes best to compound one grid inside another. After completing this course, you'll have a good understanding of grid design basics. With this knowledge, you'll be able to create more cohesive layouts while not sacrificing on creativity. So let's go ahead and get started on our next lesson.