ILLUSTRATOR / PAGE LAYOUT / TYPOGRAPHY
Designing with a grid is not only crucial for a successful design, it is also time saving and satisfactory results can be achieved with little effort.
In this exercise, a 20x20cm layout is designed using the measurements attained from the golden mean
Start with three images, headline, sub-head, and three paragraphs of copy.
The first week of this exercise, students are given just the text, images and document size, and told they have just one week to design a layout. The results are as expected:
The next week, the Golden Mean is introduced, and the students are told to construct the page using the mean, and crop and scale images and text according to the mean. The next week, the results are a great improvement