Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

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

E & P of Design

elements and principles of design

What are the elements of design? Shape, Form, color, texture, Space,Lines
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Scale/proportion, Emphasis, Unity
What is the principle repetition? Design is repeated or copied
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light and making the color lighter whereas, rough surfaces absorb more light and making the color darker
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft and graceful effect.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Horizontal, left and right parts are equal, Vertical, top an bottom parts are equal, and Radial, Elements radiate out of design
What do diagonal lines suggest? Action, movement, and excitement
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? Radiation, gradation, repetition, and continuous line
What is an asymmetrical balance example? the same type of light on both sides but one big picture frame on one side and two smaller picture frames on the other side to balance it out
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical? Horizontal is sideways and Vertical is up and down
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape is 2-D and Form is 3-D
What are the five types of balance? Symmetrical or formal balance, Asymmetrical or informal balance, Vertical balance, Horizontal balance, and Radial balance
what does unity or harmony mean? All of the elements and principals work together
What are two things that texture involves? how the surface feels and how the surface appears to feel
What are four types of lines? Curved, Diagonal, Horizontal, and Vertical
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Asymmetrical
What is the symmetrical balance example? Plants, insects, and humans
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? one object or item stands out, and another name for it is focal point
What happens when you use a continuous line? Design creates a continuous line for the eye to follow and creates a bigger looking space
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Formal
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Informal
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation is the difference in sizes and Radiation of coming out of the design
Created by: Dancer19