new visual proportions

…the avail­able size of a iPhone screen is width 320 × height 460 pix­els at por­trait ori­en­ta­tion after exclud­ing the sta­tus bar, or points if we are talk­ing about the Retina dis­play. If you divide 460 by 44 you get a remain­der of 20. Divide by 11 and you get a remain­der of 9. 460 can­not be divided into equal parts of 11 nor 44. The ver­ti­cal rhythm is corrupt…

interesting article from print/online designer ‘aentan’ who finds the grid system used for the iPhone iOS flawed…
(link via ‘jean-louis denis strijbosch’)

m / 10-12-2011 11:27 - tags: , ,  

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