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Re: The canvas

From: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 17:13:00 -0800
To: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>, "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1269148490-634739522@psdbay.com>
> Oh wait, I have a reference:

Found it.

"Type & Layout" by Colin Wheildon, page 34 has figure 8 which has a diagram
called the Gutenberg Diagram supposedly developed by "distinguished American
typographer and teacher Edmund Arnold" which charts the basic reading eye
movement.

Since the movement begins at the top left, that typically places a larger
significance on the alignment/appearance/sharpness of the top left of a
layout than say the right or bottom edges.

Tantek
Received on Thursday, 18 November 1999 20:17:59 GMT

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