Category Archives: Graphic design principles

Creating Layers of Meaning with Color, Type, and Imagery

Today in class we’re exploring how you can build hierarchies of meaning that echo the theme of your Web site by orchestrating texture, tone, position, scale, and color to highlight the meanings of the type and imagery in the site. … Continue reading

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The Power of Rhythm

In class recently we looked at how important rhythm is in changing the meaning and feeling of what you want to show. In order to create balance, we need to keep in mind figure and ground, colors, layers, etc. Here … Continue reading

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Color

In class recently we examined how we can use color to evoke feelings and emotions, and how the meaning of colors varies from culture to culture. Here are some websites we checked out: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend … Continue reading

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Figure and Ground and the Coexistence of Opposites

Today in class we’re thinking about layers of imagery, figure and ground, and how the eye naturally searches for the underlying context, the integrative wholeness underlying everything, and I thought we’d look at these sites: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this … Continue reading

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