Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung (German and English Edition)

Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung (German and English Edition) Review

VERY RARE illustrated hardcover book, sorry no dust-jacket. "Grid Systems in Graphic Design - Raster Systeme für die Visuelle Gestaltung" By Josef Müller-Brockmann. English version by D. Q. Stephenson. English and German text. This is the 5th Edition, published by Verlag Niggli AG, 2007. Full title: "Grid Systems in Graphic Design. A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers, Typographers and Three Dimensional Designers - Raster Systeme für die Visuelle Gestaltung. Ein Handbuch für Grafiker, Typografen und Ausstellungsgestalter". A comprehensive handbook on modern typography and using the Grid System, illustrated with drawings, diagrams, black & white photographs & numerous examples of graphic design. Subjects include: Grid and Design Philosophy; The Typographic Grid and its purpose; Sizes of Paper; Typeface Alphabets; Margin Proportions; Construction of the Grid and Type Area; Type & Picture Area with 8, 20 and 32 Grid Fields; Photograph & Illustration in the Grid System; the Grid in Corporate Identity and Three-Dimensional Design & more.

Title:Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung (German and English Edition)

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    Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung (German and English Edition) Reviews

  • Aaron

    Oddly, this isn't the page-turner I expected. Thus far it's functioning more as an unintentionally hilarious Objet d′art. I tried to like this. I know it's important, every designer should read it, ...

  • Jeff

    This was definitely written by a German in the 60s. Very...structured. Some very useful ideas, especially for people just getting into design. Rules are good. I just wish the latest edition of the boo...

  • Emanuel Serbanoiu

    This book was a great read. The way it is written, as a designer reading it, touched every sensibility. Really well structured and the words were chosed really carefull, which showed how much passion ...

  • Adam

    Grid Systems in Graphic Design is a timeless classic that belongs on every designer and designer wannabee's bookshelf. Ripe with visual examples, the book doesn't only provide you with a practical fra...

  • Daniel

    This is THE classic designers book on grid systems. I have a handful of grid-related books, and this one stands out and the most thorough and theoretical. Muller-Brockmann's explanations for why to ma...

  • Erica

    I would like to give this book a 3.5, actually, not quite a 4. I think it's really good, packed full of information, and actually pretty interesting to read, as long as you do it a little bit at a tim...

  • Ozan Tortop

    Might be a revolutionary grid book of its era, but not a current one. We moved on from Letraset and photo-typesetting after this book has published. Still good reading though, as long as you are aware...

  • Sara

    this is the essential, original book on grid systems from the master swiss designer josef müller-brockmann. all design students should buy this book if you want to learn about how to organize content...

  • David

    Read it in college and again in 2006-2007. Required reading for graphic designers. ...

  • Michael Scott

    TODO full review:+ Excellent guide for graphic design practitioners, focusing on structure for the page (the 2d plane). +++ Clear, concise, full of technical detail and with a proper investigation of ...