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Layout Essentials by Beth Tondreau

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MULTICOLUMN

26. Get Off the Straight and Narrow

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As crucial as it is to have a clean, controlled page or screen, the same elements repeated without variation can lull the reader into boredom. Avoid gridlock by having the column of text follow the shape of the art. Variation can help underline, as opposed to undermine, hard-core information.

ProjectProgram schedule

ClientJazz at Lincoln Center

DesignBobby C. Martin Jr.

Large amounts of information are jazzed up by a sharp layout.

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This grid contains huge amounts of information. The staggered columns ...

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