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Th elements of design

what are the elements of design space, line, shape, form, texture, color
what is space the area provided for a particular purpose
what can space have 2 dimensions and 3 dimensions
what is design a visual direction of a design
what are the four types of line vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved
vertical lines lead the eye up, height, formality, strength
what's an example of space ex-Tall pillars or columns, striped wall paper, and long narrow draperies
horizontal lines Leads the eye from left to right
what do horizontal lines suggest informality and restfulness
what's an example of horizontal lines Sofas and chests
what are diagonal lines Suggest action, movement, and excitement
what's an example of a diagonal line Staircases, cathedral ceilings, and gable roofs
what's a curved line Adds a soft, graceful effect to designs and Too many will make a design busy
example Doorway arches, ruffled curtains, curved furniture
what is shape A flat or silhoutte image. 2 dimensions Length and width
what is form The outlines edges of a three dimensional object. 3 dimensions Length, Width, and Depth (Height) As well as Volume and Mass
what is texture A surfaces tactile quality. Tactile is the perception of touch (hand)Involves how the surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel
how does texture affect smooth surfaces Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces Making them brighter and lighter
how does texture affect rough surfaces Rough surfaces absorb more light Making them look darker and less intense
Example Red carpet looks darker and duller than red ceramic tile
what is color The most important element of design!
Created by: Gabbygordon12



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