Resource: 5 simple steps for grids&5 for typography

For our pitching practice on Saturday, I got some points for having pretty slides. Visual aesthetics do matter—and most fundamentally so that there is hierarchy to your information, which makes it easier for someone else to ingest.

For those new to thinking about visual design, those who want a refresher crash course, or those who have ever wondered what the heck “golden section” actually means, I will refer you to Mark Boulton, who writes a great “Five Simple Steps” series.

Five Simple Steps to Designing Grid Systems

Five Simple Steps to Better Typography (fundamentals geared toward improving type on the web in general).

I expect similar assistance finding useful and accessible “get your head in the game” type resources when we start to talk about learning code.