Possibilities of Columns and Grids in Flatland

As it states in Chaper 2 of the novel that tells us about the nature of the Houses in Flatland, all the houses are polygonal, government buildings are permitted to be square but most are circular however triangular houses are forbidden apart from military structure.

So How could we translate that into terms of typographic design? A house which holds type characters would be a text box, so body text could be either hexagonal or square, caption should be placed into triangular shapes and all headlines should be arranged in circular matter.

Flatland Paragraph Rules

Also if we are to think of breaking those text boxes into columns that would mean that in most cases column width would be different.


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