Random Resources 01.20.09

All about grids…

  1. The Grid System “The ultimate resource in grid systems.” Everything you ever wanted to know about grids can be found here.
  2. gridr buildrrr
    A neat little tool that allows you to create your own web-based grids.
  3. Grid Calculator
    Software that allows you to create the perfect grid for any design project.
  4. Grid Designer
    Another tool that allows you to build your own grids, with slightly different functionality from gridr buildrrr.
  5. The Complex Grid
    An interesting article about designer Karl Gerstner’s step-by-step process of creating an extremely intricate grid.
  6. 960 Grid System
    A free grid system intended to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. Downloadable templates are available for various programs, including Photoshop and Fireworks.

Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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