The 3-5-8 Ratio
The 3-5-8 Ratio is taken from the Fibonacci Sequence (closely related to the golden mean) which has been used for centuries by artists. From ancient greek architecture to modern furniture the Fibonacci sequence helps create eye-pleasing designs and this formula can be useful in modern graphic design.
Below is an illustration of the 3-5-8 Ratio:
You can see the 3-5-8 Ratio being used all around you, for example in furniture design:
How does this ratio apply to graphic design? You can see how it works in a logo design below:
Try incorporating the 3-5-8 ratio into your next design project and see if it works for you.
The UK's Surrey University site has a thorough explanation about the history and various applications of the Fibonacci sequence.
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