Source: Example of deStijl style, Mondrian painting, Composition with Yellow, Blue and Red, Example of International Style, wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AkzidenzGroteskspecAIB1.svg Example of layout that uses a grid, Eatingwell magazine, February 2013, page 55
An underlying structure upon which a layout can be built, typically comprised of rows, columns and the gaps between them.
Name for the basic component of a layout grid which overlays a matrix of columns and rows.
A component of a layout grid which spans the page horizontally.
Swiss graphic designer, teacher and key proponent of the International Style movement. Müller-Brockmann pioneered the use of grid systems in graphic design.
Means "The Style"; Dutch art movement focused on use of simple geometric form and primary colors. The painter Mondrian was part of this movement.
This style, also known as "Swiss Style", is characterized by the use of asymmetrical balance, rigid typographic grids and the use of sans-serif typefaces.