Myths & Misconceptions About Grid Systems • AisleOne

“Grids have been in use long before graphic design became a discipline. During the 13th– and 14th-centuries, scribes used the Villard Diagram to organize their handwritten manuscripts. In the 15th-century, Gutenberg and others divided their pages using the Van de Graaf canon.

The use of a grid is not a trend, it’s a fundamental skill that designers should possess. Grids have been around a very long time and are an important part of the design process.”

(From Myths & Misconceptions About Grid Systems  • Blog Archive • AisleOne.)