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Design Principles and Elements

Practice your design vocabulary by playing these simple games.

ScaleThe size of a space or object.
ProportionThe size relationship of parts to the whole.
BalanceThe state of equilibrium achieved by arrangement.
RhythmThe smooth flow of elements that carries the eye.
EmphasisAn enhanced point of interest.
HarmonyVariety and Unity.
SpaceThe defining of open and closed areas.
ShapeTwo-dimensional outline.
MassActual or visual weight, density or relative solidity.
LineThe connection of two points that gives direction.
TextureThe relative smoothness or roughness of a surface.
PatternThe arrangement of motifs to create a unified design.
LightNatural and artificial light that effect the appearance of all the other elements.
ColorHues that can vary value and tone and that can be combined.

Jennifer Reynolds

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