Exploring layout design from the inside out, Flipping Pages offers an insightful look at what makes book design really sing. This useful book opens with its most practical chapter - Laid Out for all to See. Herein, the elements of an optimal layout design; from symmetry to composition, the use of grids, paragraph rules, and best practices for production-ready files are explained in great detail. The book then moves on to provide ample material designers can draw on for inspiration. These showcase sections of top-notch layout examples are offered both with and without overlaying grid systems. Finally, the book offers a glossary of terms followed by binding, folding and paper sizing resources.