The Layout Book

Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored


A fascinating exploration of this fundamental aspect of graphic design,The Layout Bookexplains the hows, whys and why-nots of the placing of elements on a page or screen layout. A historical overview of the subject is followed by a systematic look at key theoretical principles and practical applications. Offering a huge array of potential layout options and with over 250 colour illustrations from some of the world's leading design studios, this is a uniquely inspiring guide to graphic design. The second edition has also been updated to include interviews with practising designers, as well as new study points to aid readers in their own explorations. Invaluable for design students looking for a better understanding of layout design, and inspiring for working designers,The Layout Bookproves itself as a graphic design must-have.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages192
ISBN (Print)9781472568236
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2015


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