"Magazine Columns: Backbone of a Good Layout," editorial design inspiration from an article by Nikola at Magazine Designing.
When detractors attack graphic design - Swiss design in particular - they point out that visual expression based on mathematical grids must.
A LAYOUT'S BACKBONE — Here's a twelve column layout that gives many options on how to lay out your text and image blocks. Rarely used in magazines, more often in newspapers. Try creating something similar with and columns.