Top Design Principles for Creating Graphics
When designing graphics, there are a few design principles that can make or break the effectiveness of that graphic. This goes for web graphics or printed graphics. In this article, we will go over the need and uses for some of these design principles.
Alignment is the arrangement of items in a straight line or in corrective relative positions. Alignment takes a huge role in making your design look amateur or professional. Elements on a given canvas that have no alignment with other elements can make a page look cluttered, unorganized, and messy.
Alignment of two elements that are not close to each other can help create an invisible connection between them. Also aligning elements in a canvas will give your audience a unspoken path in which you can lead their eyes.
White Space (Negative Space)
White space is any portion of a page that is left unmarked. This can include space between graphics, margins, gutters, space between columns, space between lines of type or figures and objects drawn or depicted. A lack of white space can make a graphic feel too cluttered and unorganized as well.... Read more »