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24 Ways: Compose to a Vertical Rhythm

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Posted by Stephy Ma on October 4, 2012

How to align type vertically to a grid:

“Space in typography is like time in music. It is infinitely divisible, but a few proportional intervals can be much more useful than a limitless choice of arbitrary quantities.” So says the typographer Robert Bringhurst, and just as regular use of time provides rhythm in music, so regular use of space provides rhythm in typography, and without rhythm the listener, or the reader, becomes disorientated and lost.

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