01.03. Basic and fundamental elements of design
Learn the most basic and fundamental, but critical design elements when executing your design. Without these elements the design would not exist.
01.03. Design Elements Index
01. Lines and dots, the minimal particles of design
The minimal particles of design. Learning to use them will help us to create tension, hierarchy and nuance.
Points, Dots, And Lines: The Elements Of Design Part II
The Meaning of Lines: Developing A Visual Grammar
02. Learn to use shapes and their visual grammar.
Everything has a form, and that form expresses emotions, but what emotions do we want to achieve? Learn to use form and its visual grammar.
03. Learn how to use colour and its psychological impact.
One of the most key elements is undoubtedly colour. Learn how to use colour, its psychological transformations and its different impact on different societies.
Color Theory, The Color Wheel And Color Schemes
Using Color to Enhance Your Design
Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color
The color system
The Meaning of Colors in Cultures Around the World
Color Theory For Designers, Part 2: Understanding Concepts And Color Terminology
Why all designers need to understand color blindness
Color Theory for Designers: How To Create Your Own Color Schemes
04. Learn how to use typography to express non-verbal language.
We need to be able to verbalise our design without the use of our mouth or our facial expressions or non-verbal language, and how can we achieve this? By learning to use typography.
A brief history of type technology
What is Leading in Typography?
The typographic scale
Why is Vertical Rhythm an Important Typography Practice?
Chapter 54: A History of Typeface
Making Sense Of Type Classification (Part 1)
Making Sense Of Type Classification (Part 2)
How We Read
Size Matters: Balancing Line Length And Font Size In Responsive Web Design
A Visual Guide to the Anatomy of Typography [Infographic]
Typography 101: Type Properties
How to use kerning & tracking
05. Learn how to use space in design
As with typography, we have to learn how silence, pause, rest materialises in design, thanks to space or air.
How To Use Space In Design
Design Principles: Space and the Figure-Ground Relationship
06. Learn how to enhance design with added value and texture.
Design does not live by colour alone. Learn the elements of value and texture to create dynamism, depth and tangible structures.
Elements of Design – Value and Texture
Basic Art Element — Value
Basic Art Element — Texture
07. The importance of network systems in design
We have to learn to distribute our designs by the rules we proclaim; but to proclaim these rules, we must first know what the pieces of the game are. Learn how to create compositions, grids, fibonacci...
Importance of Grid Systems in Graphic Design [Tips & History]
Space, Grids, and Layouts
Building Better UI Designs With Layout Grids
A guide to the Golden Ratio for designers
Intro to The 8-Point Grid System
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