Basic Graphic Design Principles

Negative Space

  • Definition: The space between, within and surrounding an object in an image, often to form another image or symbol.
  • Importance: It provides the eye with a place to “rest” between important information, while also creating rhythm and structure. 

Direction

  • Definition: Literally the direction of your design elements - horizontal, vertical, diagonal, etc.
  • Importance: Same as scaling and hierarchy, it defines the importance and sequence of elements within a composition.

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Scale

  • Definition: Basically, this is the size of the design element in comparison with another element.
  • Importance: It tells viewers which elements to look at, in what order to look at them, and what’s most important to focus on.

Hierarchy

  • Definition: Visual hierarchy refers to the arrangement and presentation of elements within a composition.
  • Importance: Same as scaling, hierarchy is important in design because it defines the importance and sequence of elements within a composition.

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Repetition

  • Definition: Repetition is simply repeating a single element many times in a design.
  • Importance: To create a sense of unity and consistency throughout a design.

Contrast

  • Definition: The difference between two or more elements in a composition. This is more than just opposite colors.
  • Importance: Creates hierarchy, emphasizes the focal point of your design

Balance

  • Definition: The distribution of the visual weight of objects, colors, texture, and space.
  • Importance: Creates cohesiveness, completion, and satisfaction.

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