ELEMENTS + PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
This is the most basic element of design, has position but no dimension, can be described by coordinates on a plane, and is used to indicate a location.
Can be used to define a boundary, indicate volume, create perspective and depth, create textures and patterns, suggest movement, or imply emotion.
Described by a number of qualities (hue, value, and saturation)
Relative lightness or darkness of a color, object, or shape.
A 2D area enclosed by lines or curves.
A 3D volume or solid.
Areas between and around parts of an image or the implied depth in that image.
The look or feel of a surface.
The distribution of elements within a design or equal spacing of objects.
Used to draw attention to one area
Can be used to emphasize an element of a design.
Repeated use of line, shape, color, texture or pattern.
The relative size of one object in comparison to another.
The consistent use of design elements.
Use of the bare minimum of elements.