Think GRIDS and SPACE

River = space between words – you don’t want big gaps, want enough space to read nicely

GRIDS ARE building blocks 

Hyphenation: FEWER IS BETTER

Grids are the hidden architecture of page layouts

GOOD TEXT DESIGN

l e t   y o u r  t e x t   b  r  e  a   t    h      e

Don’t just plonk something something in the middle of the page, think about how to angle it

 

[Today I learned that a Palgrave imprint has a £5 budget per cover and 2-3 hours to do it in. *jawdrop*]

Image by Almond Butterscotch on Flickr under (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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