Building a typographic grid and designing a clean and modern layout

Magaly Valette, Graphic designer and pre-press operator

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9 Lessons (24m)
    • 1. introduction

    • 2. class project

    • 3. what is a typographic grid

    • 4. three basic graphic design rules

    • 5. choosing the right font

    • 6. building the grid

    • 7. sketching

    • 8. designing

    • 9. conclusion

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About This Class

If you quickly want to step up your design game, it’s time to start designing on a typographic grid !

In this Skillshare class I’ll take you through my workflow and guide you step by step though the process of creating a precise typographic grid using Adobe In Design.

A grid is a powerful tool that will help you :

  • Keep your content organized by having elements aligned and ordered
  • Make your workflow much quicker
  • Enhance the legibility and readability of your content
  • Make collaborating with other designer much easier

In this course you will learn :

  • How to choose the right fonts
  • How to set up the perfect grid using margins and gutters
  • Sketching techniques and why it is important to start any project by sketching
  • How to place and align elements inside the grid and taking in consideration blank space as part of the design