- A sign or signage system exists to identify or provide…directions in a space.…Exhibition design tells a story in three-dimensions.…I love DIY Lo-Fi exhibits…at local historical societies or small museums.…These have a certain charm.…That quickly grows tiresome when I'm trying to…understand lots of complex information.…Every exhibition I've designed is based on a clear grid.…The size and proportion of each message lets the viewer know…what kind of information is being presented.…
The grid creates the hierarchy and unity…in a complex environment that might include…three-dimensional forms, artifacts, and art.…If the viewer sees the same size label…with the same size type, next to every painting,…he will quickly understand that this is a caption.…Each exhibition is different,…but they all share a narrative that is told…from beginning to end.…It's imperative that the viewer quickly understand the story…and the type of information being presented.…
The grid and typography sizes help the viewer determine…what is an introduction, secondary information, and caption,…
- Why grids and proportions?
- The elements of a grid
- The types of grids
- Designing a master grid
- Asymmetrical vs. symmetrical grids
- Working with column and modular grids
- Managing multiple grids
- Designing posters with a grid
- Using grids in other design projects
Skill Level Beginner
2. The Pieces
4. Publications and Magazines
6. Other Formats
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