Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Principals of Design

QuestionAnswer
What are the elements of design? Space, Line, Shape, Form, Texture, & Color
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Proportion/Scale, Emphasis, Unity
What is the principle repetition? Design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces -Making them brighter and lighter Rough surfaces absorb more light -Making them look darker and less intense Example: Red carpet looks darker and duller than red ceramic tile
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft, graceful effect to designs
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? -Horizontal Balance: Left and Right parts are equal. -Vertical Balance: Top and Bottom parts are equal. -Radial Balance: Elements radiate out from design.
What do diagonal lines suggest? Action, movement, and excitement.
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose. -Can have 2 dimensions: Floor -Can have 3 dimensions: Room or Dwelling
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation, Repetition, Continuous Line.
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. Example: Two chairs on the sides of a sofa.
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Horizontal: Leads the eye from left to right. Vertical: Lead the eye up.
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 Ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape: 2 dimensions Form: 3 demensions
What are the five types of balance? 1)Symmetrical Balance 2)Asymmetrical Balance 3)Horizontal Balance 4)Vertical Balance 5)Radial Balance
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design work together to create harmony.
What are the two things texture involves? Involves how the surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel.
What are the four types of line? 1)Vertical Lines 2)Horizontal Lines 3)Diagonal Lines 4)Curved Lines
What is proportion? Proportion means that each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole.
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Radial Balance
What is symmetrical balance? Example? When both parts are identical -Example: plants, insects or humans.
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? One object or item stands out (Focal Point)
What happens when you use a continuous line? Creates a continuous line for eye to follow.
What is another name for symmetrical balance? identical
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? not identical
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation-Designs increase or decrease in size Radation-Designs move out from center point.
Created by: sam_snyderman
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards