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Infographic: 10 Basic Elements of Design

Creative Market March 31, 2021 · 1 min read

Let’s get back to the basics and talk about Design 101. What critical components and concepts do you need to understand before tackling a functional design? One of our most popular, evergreen posts answers this question by outlining ten basic elements of design. Today, we’re following that up with a beautiful infographic summarizing all ten elements. Enjoy!

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  • Great work! I think you got everything that matters. 7 years ago
  • Anonymous
    Beautiful! 7 years ago
  • This looks great! 7 years ago
  • Really nice infographic! 7 years ago
  • Great work! I really enjoy reading articles from CM. 7 years ago
  • Negative space is important to be aware of but it is almost never about hiding shapes or symbols in the negative space, unless you’re working on a fancy logo. By using the USA and FedEx logos to give an example of negative space, it confuses people into thinking that the negative space should contain its own message. Ironically, since graphic design is primarily about effective communication, I think that aspect of the infographic is badly designed. 7 years ago
  • Nice infographics! Great work. 7 years ago
  • Nice one :) 7 years ago
  • Very clear and precise, great work! 7 years ago
  • Wonderful 7 years ago
  • Great and informative 7 years ago
  • You might want to correct a typo: it's "asymmetry" not "assymetry." 7 years ago