Book Suggestion: The Grid - A Modular System for the Design and Production of Newpapers, Magazines, and Books

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The book suggestion of this week is again about grids. The book is called The Grid: A Modular System for the Design and Production of Newpapers, Magazines, and Books and despite the fact that it's an old book we can apply the concepts to our design for the new medias

From earliest history man's close kinship with nature has guided him toward a sense of proportion in the shaping of his world. Just as mathematics began with the measurement of objects in harmonious relationship to each other and to space they occupied. The linkage of mathematical systems and design can be traced to the earliest cultures, and science and art have frequently found a common denominator in the search for the perfect form throughout history.

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Fabio Sasso

I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.

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