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Responsive Web Design, Second Edition by Ethan Marcotte

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For a more complete history behind the typographic grid, I’d suggest the following:

• Wikipedia’s entry on the canons of page construction: http://bkaprt.com/rwd2/68/

The New Typography by Jan Tschichold (Second Edition, University of California Press, 2006): http://bkaprt.com/rwd2/69/

Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Josef Müller-Brockmann (Verlag Niggli AG): http://bkaprt.com/rwd2/70/

In looking at how grids apply specifically to web design, I’d suggest:

Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design by Khoi Vinh (New Riders Press, 2010): http://bkaprt.com/rwd2/71/

A Practical Guide to Designing Grid Systems for the Web by Mark Boulton (Five Simple Steps, forthcoming): http://bkaprt.com/rwd2/72/

• Mark Boulton’s blog entry, ...

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