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Infographic: 10 Basic Elements of Design

By on Feb 23, 2017 in How To
Infographic: 10 Basic Elements of Design

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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13 Comments

  1. 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.

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