We are coming to the end of our Principles of Design series this week. Over the series, we’ve looked at Harmony, Pattern & Contrast, Scale – and we’re ending with a look at Variety (the spice of life AND design)! Principles of Design: Variety Variety – including different elements (colors, shapes, lines & textures) –…
Last time we talked about the Principles of Design, Emphasis & Scale. Next up? Harmony. Principles of Design: Harmony When you think of Harmony, you might think of music instead of design. However, harmony is used in design in a similar way to how it is used in music. When a designer arranges specific…
We are midway through our “Principles of Design” series, where we walk you through how the Principles of Design apply to how we design websites. Up today is Emphasis & Scale. Principles of Design: Emphasis When you’re speaking, and you want to emphasize something, you may say it more loudly (or softly, or more…
In our last Principles of Design post, we talked about Pattern & Contrast and how they are used in web design. Today, we’ll look at one of the other Principles, Balance, and how it plays into the layout of a website. Principles of Design: Balance Balance results when the elements of a design are…
In our Principles of Design overview, we talked about the principles of design and how they contribute to how the Elements of Design are used. In this post, we are going to take a look at two of the principles– Pattern & Contract– and focus on how they contribute to the design of a website….
We’ve talked about line & shape, and we’ve talked about texture & form. In this post in our Elements of Design series, we are focusing on color & value – two related elements that are integral to web design. Elements of Design: Color Color is one of the most familiar elements. The result…
In our Elements of Design overview, we talked about the elements of design and how they contribute to all forms of design. This time, we are going to take a look at two of the elements – Line and Shape – and focus on how they contribute to the design of a website. Elements of…