Basics Design 02: Layout (second edition) is an update to the popular first edition of the same name, in which Ambrose and Harris introduce the fundamentals of layout within the field of graphic design. The second title in the Basics Design series, Layout addresses both practical and aesthetic considerations, including the arrangement of graphic elements within a design scheme and what happens when the grid is abandoned. Essential design concepts, such as the relationship between the grid and the placement of text and images, are explored with illustrative examples taken from contemporary practice. The second edition features considerable new and revised content from the authors. This book will prove indispensable to anyone wishing to acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of layout as used in modern design.