Elements of principle and design
Point- Used to indicate a location.
Line-Can be used to define a boundary, indicate volume, create perspective and depth, create textures and patterns, suggest movement and imply emotion.
Color- Described by a number of qualities including hue, value and saturation.
Shape- A 2D area enclosed by lines or curves.
Value- Relative lightness or darkness of a color, object, or shape.
Form- A 3D volume or solid.
Space- Areas between and around parts of an image or the implied depth in that image.
Texture-The surface look or feel.
Balance-The distribution of elements within a design or equal spacing of objects.
Emphasis- Used to draw attention to one area.
Contrast- The degree of relative difference between elements.
Rhythm- Repeated use of line, shape, color, texture or pattern.
Proportion- The relative size of one object in comparison to another.
Unity- Completeness and harmony.
Economy- Use of the bare minimum of elements.
Element- A basic constituent part.
Harmony-1. The quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole. 2. Agreement or concord.
Gestalt -The principle that maintains that the human eye sees objects in their entirety before perceiving their individual parts.
Graphic Design- The art of combining text and pictures in advertisements, magazines, books, etc.
Variety- A thing which differs in some way from others of the same general class.