This is a blog about boxes.

Sunday, February 3, 2008


"A typographic grid is a two-dimensional structure made up of a series of intersecting vertical and horizontal axes used to structure content. The grid serves as an armature on which a designer can organize text and images in a rational, easy to absorb manner. The less common printing term “reference grid,” is an unrelated system with roots in the early days of printing." - Wikipedia "Grid (Page Layout)"

Grids=A spatial "utopia"
me thinks.
Of course, one can and might try to think "outside the box," but that only brings one to fucked up places, doesn't it? (I'm trying to be as extreme and biased as I can get, over here..) But then again utopia cannot exist--and that is why the term exists--it's like communism. A grid might be the simplest or the most basic metaphor of what is generally called a utopia. Grid allows one to get from point A to B without any distraction. It is the fastest and easiest way to get somewhere. Even diagonal lines eventually form grids. FOR GOD'S SAKE IT'S ONLY LINES.

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