Books on the Golden Ratio/Others for WebDesign?

Is there any recommended books about using the Phi (Golden Ratio) for WebDesign?

I’ve seen a lot of layouts taking advantage of this proportion, but it would be great to read a book with a lot of examples and possible aplications of this math (and possible others) for WebDesign.

Thank you.


The Geometry of Design is not about the web specifically but it is a great book on proportion systems in layout and product design in general.

For what it’s worth, phi is not the end all proportion. There’s a lot more value in considering standard view port sizes or the proportions of the screen. The beauty of phi has been most notably exploited in the classical book industry where you can change the proportions of the media to work with your design solution.*

Designing Books has some excellent analysis on how to determine proportion systems based on the needs of the material. It’s about printed books but there is much to learn about proportion and typography in all forms of design.

The Power of Limits is another excellent reference on the concept of proportion systems in general.

* The Form of the Book is a slim little gold mine on proportion and classical book layout.

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