updated on 29 January 2019 | reading time: 1 minute

Design Aids

Introduction to the Design Aids

Layout plays a significant role in graphic and web design. It is one of the design foundations that makes the content more purposeful, ensuring, if done well, the message to be heard by the right audience, in the right place, in the right time.

Successful layout requires a keen eye and some experience, it also relays on the basic tools, that simplify your task as a designer. We call them design aids and in Gravit Designer, they are the first things you need to learn if you wish to create amazing layouts:

  1. Grids
  2. Rulers
  3. Guides
  4. Smart Guides
  5. Distance Guides
  6. Snapping options
  7. View aids