Golden Ratio, bullshit or not bullshit

almost 7 years ago from Christophe Fresard, Webdesigner & Graphist Freelance

  • Joe Crupi, almost 7 years ago (edited almost 7 years ago )

    If by pi you actually mean mean 'phi' then you'll know that this is the golden ratio (1.618033987)

    The point I'm trying to make is that it isn't bullshit because it's interwoven into everything - you simply can't dismiss it.

    The grids we use in our layouts (even this page) uses an approximate content vs sidebar ratio of 1.610...

    Photography/image composition - ever used the rule of thirds? It's based on the golden ratio.

    The hierarchy of typography we choose more often than not follows a mathematical scale. Learn more at

    Highly suggest you watch:

    The Code: The Connected Universe:

    And if you wanna get REALLY hardcore and have your mind blown, start listening to theoretical physicist Nassim Haramein (c:

    2 points