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There are a few rules of thumb, that i know of: gutter width ≈ line spacing gutter width ≈ width of »mii« Too much is a little bit less problematic than too little spacing between columns. These rules should be seen only as a starting point to a proper solution. Sources: Claudia Runk: Grundkurs Typografie und Layout. 2. Auflage. Galileo Press, ...


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By baseline, I'm assuming you mean leading or the baseline grid? ...Because the baseline on its own is just where the type sits, there's no measure that I can think of for a single baseline. If you take into account the gestalt principles of proximity, you would want the gutter to look larger than the leading so that people's eye flow to the next line in ...


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The problem with basing it off of font sizes is that it's a mostly arbitrary unit on a web page. By that I mean you may choose a 20pt typeface. But what does that mean? If it's the typeface you spec'ed, then you have some assumption as to how large the characters are, but if the user changes that on you, or they use a different font, or what have you, ...


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If I understand this correctly, you want a grid based on your font size? I have personally never even bothered with this whole grid system, when designing sites, and I just do things by eye and go for what looks best. I think that if I were to try and base a grid system off of my font size, the best way to go about it would be to use em values instead of ...



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