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GRIDS (or how I learned to stop winging it and love the rules)
Grids are
everywhere.
= Structure
= Pattern / Repetition
= Divide, define, and create space
= Part-to-whole relationships
= Helps you “play by the rules”
= Central features: modularity [unit] + manipulability [change]
= Lines + nodes + fields
Grids are everywhere in the built environment.
Fence
Farmland
Roof
Railroad
Stair
Retail
Brick
Glass Shipping container
Crosswalk
Grids are everywhere in our everyday life.
Strainer
Periodic table
Umbrella Keyboard
Tablecloth
Parking lot
Watch Elevator
Signage Waffle
Grids are everywhere in the visual arts.
Piet Mondrian
Theo Van Doesburg
Eric Gill
Adrian Frutiger
Jenny Holtzer Agnes Martin
Andy Warhol Eadweard Muybridge
Cuneiform tablet
Egyptian hieroglyphs
Grids are everywhere we play.
Football Basketball
Tennis
Piano
Tennis
Musical notation
Tennis
Checkers Hopscotch Crossword
Grids are everywhere in nature.
Skeleton
Leaf
Snowflake
Salt Woodgrain
Flower
Crop circle
DNA
Honeycomb
Spider web
Quote from Marshall McLuhan. Typeset and designed by Willi Kunz.
Systems are grids.
That was then. This is now.
First man-made grid = fishing net (c. 8300 BCE) Another flexible grid = internet (c. 1989 CE)
]] 10,000 years ]]
WE a GRIDS!
Live your best life
inside the matrix.
#resistanceisfutile

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Grids are Everywhere

  • 1. GRIDS (or how I learned to stop winging it and love the rules) Grids are everywhere. = Structure = Pattern / Repetition = Divide, define, and create space = Part-to-whole relationships = Helps you “play by the rules” = Central features: modularity [unit] + manipulability [change] = Lines + nodes + fields
  • 2. Grids are everywhere in the built environment. Fence Farmland Roof Railroad Stair Retail Brick Glass Shipping container Crosswalk
  • 3. Grids are everywhere in our everyday life. Strainer Periodic table Umbrella Keyboard Tablecloth Parking lot Watch Elevator Signage Waffle
  • 4. Grids are everywhere in the visual arts. Piet Mondrian Theo Van Doesburg Eric Gill Adrian Frutiger Jenny Holtzer Agnes Martin Andy Warhol Eadweard Muybridge Cuneiform tablet Egyptian hieroglyphs
  • 5. Grids are everywhere we play. Football Basketball Tennis Piano Tennis Musical notation Tennis Checkers Hopscotch Crossword
  • 6. Grids are everywhere in nature. Skeleton Leaf Snowflake Salt Woodgrain Flower Crop circle DNA Honeycomb Spider web
  • 7. Quote from Marshall McLuhan. Typeset and designed by Willi Kunz. Systems are grids.
  • 8. That was then. This is now. First man-made grid = fishing net (c. 8300 BCE) Another flexible grid = internet (c. 1989 CE) ]] 10,000 years ]]
  • 9. WE a GRIDS! Live your best life inside the matrix. #resistanceisfutile