892 Unique Ways to Partition A 3x4 Grid

by R27 CREATIVELAB on Wednesday, 4 May 2011


We recently published a poster depicting “the 892 unique ways to partition a 3x4 grid into unit rectangles.” This project was inspired by a patent received in 2006 by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand of Winterhouse ("Method and system for computer screen layout based on a recombinant geometric modular structure," Patent No. 7124360) that modeled screen-based grid systems. However, their early work with grid systems never mapped all possible combinations within a given screen space. We made this our challenge.

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