Flashcards in principles of design Deck (7)
principles of design
the directions or guidelines for mixing the elements.
principles included are balance, rhythm, emphasis, scale, proportion and unity or harmony
the placement of visual weights.
creates a feeling of steadiness and of things looking as if they belong where they are.
balance can be formal (symmetrical) or informal (asymmetrical) - sides are different but look balanced.
allows the eye to move from one part of a design to another.
achieved through repeating, graduating and alternating
making a centre of interest in your design.
the part of the design that catches your eye first
the size relationship of two or more objects to each other and the space they will fit
the relationship of parts within an item and that the parts relate well with each other