Is anyone aware of a developer's reference on defining a layout grid
(or the atomic unit thereof) in Visual Studio? I've tried searching,
but am perhaps not using the right search terms.
I mentioned the need for all our UIs to be designed according to a
grid, and got some "deer in the headlights." And when I used 960
site as a means to convey my point, they got it... but responded with
"that's CSS - for web development.
I recall having once downloaded a photoshop file that had mock layouts to
help design web pages within browser safe-zone. Can no longer find this
file. Does anyone have specs or can point me to specs for designing within
Perhaps you would find it rewarding to to go back, and to look up
historical designs from the
period in graphic design history generally labeled as
"International style," and the works from the Swiss schools under the
tutelage of designers such as
Armin Hofmann, Emil Ruder, and others. Start with schools from Basel
Then study Jan Tschichold.
There were a lot of printed works these practitioners, including
company bills and bills of lading and
the forms that companies run on (_ran_ on, anyway).