# Golden ratio in design

### Theory: Give three points about what the golden ratio is. Give three examples where the golden ratio shows up in nature. Give three examples of where you could use the golden ratio in your own illustrations and design.

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Hokusai Meets Fibonacci Art Print by Vi Sion

Designer’s guide to the Golden Ratio / Fibonacci Sequence. This stuff is important for hierarchy and proportion in your design

Art mimics nature ~ The Golden Ratio is a beautifully simple piece of mathematical theory that can help make your designs feel well proportioned and pleasing on the eye. We explain how to use it.

Spiral shell macro extreme close up sea shell fossil Stock Photo

Fibonacci sequence in a human fingerprint. Not all fingerprints have such a spiral.

### Shell showing the golden ratio. Art in nature revealed.

### Composition Scale well: The Golden Ratio (instead of Rule of Thirds): Composition of Cartier-Bresson and the Golden Rectangle

### The ratio of the Fibonacci sequence is known as the perfect proportion for creating well balanced designs.The Golden Ratio really has become the way to go.

### Throughout history, Sacred Geometry has been expressed in music, architecture, meditation, paintings and observed in the natural world.

### The Marber Grid was developed in 1961 by Polish graphic designer, Romek Marber, for Penguin book covers. This grid layout is admired by many designers and is example of how a well-designed grid can stand the test of time.

### How to Use the Golden Ratio in Design (with Examples)

An example of a Fibonacci sequence making spiral patterns in nature. This is also a fractal because each floret is an identical but smaller version of the whole thing & this makes the spirals easy to see.