This zip file contains an Illustrator CS4 template and an Illustrator 8 EPS file. The guidelines are set up in a **golden spiral**. Use this as a template for your layouts or illustrations to create a visually pleasing design. This zip file contains an Illustrator template (.ait), a native Illustrator CS file (.ai), and an Illustrator 8 EPS (.eps) file that can be opened in most versions of Illustrator, CorelDraw, InkScape, Freehand or Photoshop. The file itself shows guide lines set up in the golden ratio and a spiral over the top.

If you are designing a website, this golden ratio calculator can help determine column widths.

The divine proportion connects patterns of growth with natural laws, mathematical expressions, and principals of artistic design.

Here is a common example of the Fibonacci Sequence in a hurricane spiral.

When galaxies collide

Here is an example of the Fibonacci Sequence in nature:

Here is an example of the Fibonacci Sequence in music:

Fibonacci Spiral in Photography:

This Lazy Man’s Rule of Thirds post shows some photos with the golden spiral overlay.

For more photos, see the Fibonacci Spiral Pinterest Pin Board.

The **divine proportion**, also called the **Fibonacci Spiral**, **golden mean** or **golden spiral,** has been used by master architects and sculptures for thousands of years.

The Fibonacci Spiral can be found in pinecones, flowers, and pineapple. This video shows how you can count the spirals and they will always add up to a fibonacci number of 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, and even 144.

Download the Golden Spiral Illustrator and Photoshop Template

dan says

Thank you so much. You have no idea how frustrated I have been for the last 2 hours trying to figure this out.

webshop says

You are welcome. Glad it could help.

Daniel says

Hero.

david says

thankyou for making vectors of this

salman says

Thanks alot for the template…

alex says

Thanks for this. I had the challenge to create a sunflower pattern, and with the template of yours it was fairly easy to figure out.

1 – mirror the spiral and turn it 27,95 degrees so that the ends meet each other.

2 – distribute in a circle with a angle of 13.8461 degrees.

Sunflower pattern, done

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Francesco says

I think it can be an ispiration fact as well for technology and web matters..

look at this slider I’ve made thinking about the fibonacci proportion:

http://www.al-tho.it/

webshop says

Very nice!

Francesco says

Thanks!

petra says

thanks for the spiral!!

gloria says

Lot of thanks!

Henk says

I like the picture of the nautilus at the top of this page. Would it be ok for me to use it for a website? I would like to use it for a hearing aid website in the Netherlands (not for profit). I was searching for a nice nautilus picture, and your site popped up

webshop says

I can’t give you permission to use that image because it isn’t mine. It is available to purchase online. If I remember right, it came from iStockPhoto.com.

Henk says

OK that makes sense. Thank you for your quick response!

LP says

THank thank thank you for this .. Namaste !

B says

“fibonacci number of 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 42, 55, 89, and even 144″

Your sequence is off…. it should be 13, 21, 34, 55,89…(adding 2 preceding #s to get the next)

The Web Shoppe says

Typo updated. Thanks!

yoko says

cheeers mate, very useful.