Textural Compositions, Continued
To decide on practical and attractive page layouts, determine the amount of
copy required and the objective of the final product. Some rectangular forms
are more pleasing than others. The three most common rectangular page
layouts are the hypotenuse rectangle with a width to height ratio of 5:7, the
regular rectangle (2:3), and the Golden Mean rectangle (3:5).
Figure 1-33 shows the three rectangular forms most pleasing to the eye.
Figure 1-33.Pleasing rectangular formats.
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