YOU JUST CAN’T DO good news design without having a good grid to work from. Not possible. I’m a strong proponent of the grid in newspaper design. To me, it’s at the core of everything we do. You can’t put muscles and skin on your design without a good grid skeleton to drape them on.
Over at creativebloq.com, Gavin Ambrose has some thoughts on how to get more from the grid. Check it out here.