DES004 - The Grid System: Structure, Efficiency, and Clarity - Yann Liqueur-Salzédo

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Yann Liqueur-Salzédo (infografix)

Session Description

The grid system is the ultimate tool to speed up your design process. More than a matter of guides and alignment, this technique helps you make layout decisions quickly, while helping to ensure that your interfaces are easier for the end-user to interpret.


Although born on paper, grids are even more relevant to precise digital design. During this session you will learn how to build a grid system for various layout form factors and how to use it most effectively.

What you should know

FileMaker Pro layout tools and elements

Products & Technologies

  • Pro/Advanced
  • Go
  • WebDirect

Session Materials

  • Please see attachment below.

What You Will Learn

  • The advantages a grid system offers both to the developer and to the end-user
  • Using a grid system as a framework to structure your layouts
  • Using a grid system to speed up your design process
  • Accommodating layout form factors for various devices and platforms