Learn about the role of grids in layout and the naming of parts.
- [Tony] Now that you've grasped the basics…of layout and composition,…it's time for us to have a look at grids,…which are an essential feature to give you a sense…of proportion in the page and help you to build your layout.…Let's have a look at some of the anatomical features…you'll come across, the first of which is the margins,…which gives you a way to position your main layout…within the design space,…but also some functional reasons as well.…If you were working on a book or magazine, for example,…you definitely need margins on the outside edges…of the pages because that's where somebody…would actually hold the page.…
Columns can help you to divide up the horizontal space…in a layout and gutters the space in-between those,…give it a way to pace out those columns.…Don't think that you have to stick content…exactly within there.…Like with everything else, these are just guides.…Talking of guides, there's something else…that can be introduced to space out your layout…into different divisions of the page…and you can add flow lines to those…
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