Using grids for design is far from new, but it never gets old. The following images showcase some great uses of the grid, but they are far from exhaustive.

1. Chinese festivities typography

Two posters by Chen Zhengda, chinese graphic designer, for the “Chinese Festivities Typography 2004”.

chen zhengda

2. “Everything in it’s right place”

Poster by Felix Lobelius.

everything right place

3. Les Hyper-réalistes

Poster by Xavier Encinas.


4. How very Tokyo

Poster by Spin.

how very tokyo

5. Gini Coates

Poster and brochure in one by OK-RM.

gini coates

6. Booklet about Oscar Wilde


oscar wilde

7. Luigi Bormioli

Leading italian glassmaker’s website by BBDK.

luigi bormioli

8. Swiss etc

By OnLab.

swiss etc

9. Willamette Industries annual report

By Pinch.


10. Platvorm Magazine

Editorial design by Julie Joliat.

platvorm magazine

11. The Felton 2008 annual report


12. 12 in 12

A project by Craig Oldham.


13. CoopHimmelB(l)au

Corporate identity by Paulus Dreibholz.

coop himmel blau

14. Internationale Papierformate

By Daniel Peter.

daniel peter

15. John+Karen

By Joe Shouldice.

joe shouldice

About the Author

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Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic designer and the founder of WP Expert.