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  1. 1. Elements of Graphic Design
  2. 2. Elements of Graphic Design
  3. 3. What is Graphic Design?
  4. 4. What is Graphic Design?
  5. 5. What is Graphic Design?The art or skill of combining text andpictures in advertisements, magazines,books, posters, or websites.
  6. 6. What is Graphic Design?The art or skill of combining text andpictures in advertisements, magazines,books, posters, or websites.
  7. 7. What is Graphic Design?The art or skill of combining text andpictures in advertisements, magazines,books, posters, or websites.
  8. 8. What is Graphic Design?The art or skill of combining text andpictures in advertisements, magazines,books, posters, or websites.
  9. 9. Principles of Design
  10. 10. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design.
  11. 11. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast
  12. 12. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition
  13. 13. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment
  14. 14. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity
  15. 15. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity
  16. 16. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity
  17. 17. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity We will also take a look at these important elements of design:
  18. 18. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity We will also take a look at these important elements of design: 1. Color
  19. 19. Principles of Design These FOUR basic principles of design appear in every well-designed piece of work. Although we will discuss each individually, they are all connected. Rarely will you apply only one principle to your design. 1. Contrast 2. Repetition 3. Alignment 4. Proximity We will also take a look at these important elements of design: 1. Color 2. Typography
  20. 20. Contrast
  21. 21. Contrast
  22. 22. ContrastContrast is created when you place two different oropposite elements together. The more different, thebetter!
  23. 23. ContrastContrast is created when you place two different oropposite elements together. The more different, thebetter!Contrast creates an exciting graphic element to yourpage. Contrast allows important things to pop out at thereader.
  24. 24. ContrastContrast is created when you place two different oropposite elements together. The more different, thebetter!Contrast creates an exciting graphic element to yourpage. Contrast allows important things to pop out at thereader.You can create contrast with font style, SIZE, or color
  25. 25. Repetition
  26. 26. Repetition
  27. 27. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.
  28. 28. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the designthrough out the entire project.
  29. 29. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the designthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entireproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.
  30. 30. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the designthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entireproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  31. 31. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the designthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entireproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  32. 32. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entireproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  33. 33. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  34. 34. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  35. 35. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  36. 36. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100.You can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  37. 37. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100. Stars RepeatYou can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  38. 38. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100. Stars RepeatYou can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  39. 39. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100. Stars RepeatYou can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  40. 40. RepetitionTo repeat or do again.This principle of design states that youshould repeat some aspect of the design Title Font Repeatsthrough out the entire project.The use of Repetition makes the entire 2nd Font Repeatsproject look connected from page 1 topage 100. Stars RepeatYou can use Repetition in your fonts,bullets, colors, alignments, or anygraphic style.
  41. 41. Repetition
  42. 42. Repetition
  43. 43. Repetition
  44. 44. Repetition Title Font Repeats
  45. 45. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats
  46. 46. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats
  47. 47. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats
  48. 48. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats
  49. 49. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats Stars Repeat
  50. 50. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats Stars Repeat
  51. 51. Repetition Title Font Repeats 2nd Font Repeats Stars Repeat
  52. 52. Alignment
  53. 53. Alignment
  54. 54. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page.
  55. 55. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to:
  56. 56. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order
  57. 57. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order • organize things on the pages
  58. 58. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order • organize things on the pages • group items
  59. 59. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order • organize things on the pages • group items • create visual connections
  60. 60. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order • organize things on the pages • group items • create visual connections
  61. 61. Alignment Alignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Use alignment to: • create order • organize things on the pages • group items • create visual connectionsGood alignment is invisible. Most readers wont consciously notice thateverything is lined up neatly but they will feel it when things are out of alignment.
  62. 62. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  63. 63. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  64. 64. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  65. 65. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  66. 66. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  67. 67. Left Aligned Center Aligned Right Aligned Justify
  68. 68. Proximity/Closeness:
  69. 69. Proximity/Closeness:
  70. 70. Proximity/Closeness: Organizing your ideas
  71. 71. Proximity/Closeness: Organizing your ideasProximity: The state of being near.
  72. 72. Proximity/Closeness: Organizing your ideasProximity: The state of being near.In design, proximity (or closeness) creates a connectionbetween ideas or elements on a page.
  73. 73. Proximity/Closeness: Organizing your ideasProximity: The state of being near.In design, proximity (or closeness) creates a connectionbetween ideas or elements on a page.Visually group related elements (text and/orimages).
  74. 74. Proximity/Closeness: Organizing your ideasProximity: The state of being near.In design, proximity (or closeness) creates a connectionbetween ideas or elements on a page.Visually group related elements (text and/orimages).Items or groups of information that are not related toeach other should not be in close proximity (nearness)to the other elements, which gives the reader aninstant visual clue to the organization and content ofthe page.
  75. 75. Organize your ideas
  76. 76. Color in Design
  77. 77. The ColorWheel
  78. 78. The ColorWheel
  79. 79. The ColorWheel A color wheel is very useful when you need to make a good decision about choosing colors for a project.
  80. 80. Complementary Colors
  81. 81. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange
  82. 82. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange
  83. 83. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange Yellow & Purple
  84. 84. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange Yellow & Purple
  85. 85. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange Yellow & Purple Red & Green
  86. 86. Complementary Colors Blue & Orange Yellow & Purple Red & Green
  87. 87. Complementary ColorsDefinition: Colors that are Blue & Orangeopposites on the colorwheel. Yellow & Purple Red & Green
  88. 88. Complementary ColorsDefinition: Colors that are Blue & Orangeopposites on the colorwheel.Complementary colors areoften used together to Yellow & Purplecreate excitement usingcontrast. Red & Green
  89. 89. Complementary ColorsDefinition: Colors that are Blue & Orangeopposites on the colorwheel.Complementary colors areoften used together to Yellow & Purplecreate excitement usingcontrast.Each color in the pair Red & Greenmakes the other seem morevibrant (to stand out).
  90. 90. Analogous Colors
  91. 91. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  92. 92. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  93. 93. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  94. 94. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  95. 95. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  96. 96. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel.
  97. 97. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel. Analogous Colors always work well together.
  98. 98. Analogous ColorsAnalogous colorsare those which sitnext to each otheron the color wheel. Analogous Colors always work well together.
  99. 99. Typography / F nts
  100. 100. Typography / F nts
  101. 101. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.
  102. 102. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.Choose fonts that fit with your message or theme.
  103. 103. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.Choose fonts that fit with your message or theme.
  104. 104. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.Choose fonts that fit with your message or theme.Be sure that the font is easy to read!
  105. 105. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.Choose fonts that fit with your message or theme.Be sure that the font is easy to read!Make your titles and headings stand out.
  106. 106. Typography / F ntsty-po-graph-y: The selection and arrangement offonts, sizes and spacing on a printed page.Choose fonts that fit with your message or theme.Be sure that the font is easy to read!Make your titles and headings stand out.The BIGGER and BOLDER the fonts size, themore important that piece of information is.
  107. 107. Bringing it all together...
  108. 108. Bringing it all together...
  109. 109. Bringing it all together... Where is an example of Proximity?
  110. 110. Bringing it all together...Where is an Where is anexample of example ofRepetition? Proximity?
  111. 111. Bringing it all together...Where is an Where is anexample of example ofRepetition? Proximity? Where is an example of Alignment?
  112. 112. Bringing it all together...Where is an Where is anexample of example ofRepetition? Proximity? Where is anWhere is an example ofexample of Alignment?Contrast?
  113. 113. Bringing it all together...Where is an Where is anexample of example ofRepetition? Proximity? Where is anWhere is an example ofexample of Alignment?Contrast? How many different fonts? Font sizes?
  114. 114. Bringing it all together...Where is an Where is anexample of example ofRepetition? Proximity? Where is anWhere is an example ofexample of Alignment?Contrast? Use of How many Analogous or different fonts?Complementary Font sizes? colors?
  115. 115. Magazine Title
  116. 116. Magazine Title
  117. 117. Magazine Title CoverStory Title
  118. 118. Magazine Title CoverStory Title
  119. 119. Magazine Title CoverStory Title Cover Story Picture
  120. 120. Magazine Title CoverStory Title Cover Story Picture
  121. 121. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Cover Story Picture
  122. 122. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Cover Story Picture
  123. 123. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Cover Story Picture
  124. 124. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Date and Price of this issue Cover Story Picture
  125. 125. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Date and Price of this issue Cover Story Picture
  126. 126. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Date and Price of this issue Cover Story Picture Barcode
  127. 127. Magazine Title Other articles inside CoverStory Title Date and Price of this issue Cover Story Picture Barcode
  128. 128. Who is your audience?
  129. 129. Who is your audience?
  130. 130. Who is your audience?

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