Join Sue Jenkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Achieving proportion by scaling objects and text, part of Design Aesthetics for Web Design (2013).
Proportion is one of those principles of design…that makes logical sense when you think about it.…Proportional elements can bring a sense of…balance, emphasis, and harmony to a design.…As well as clue viewers into a design, so…they know which items are more important than others are.…In web design, we can define proportion as the visual…relationship between two or more things in terms of their size,…number, or degree.…Another way to think of proportion is as tiered dominance.…
Where elements relate to each other in a…way that creates a sense of hierarchy and order.…In fact, we can say that proportion really goes…hand in hand with the principles of emphasis and unity.…For instance, to achieve proportion while adding…emphasis, you can apply dominance to the shape,…size, color, order, or direction of one or more elements in your design.…So, let's now explore some ways that you…can achieve proportion by scaling objects and text.…
First, with text, as you may have seen in an earlier lesson.…When you tier the size of your fonts, you can…
- Understanding aesthetics
- Picking harmonious colors
- Structuring your layout
- Using space to organize your design
- Communicating with the right fonts
- Aligning objects to achieve balance
- Adding movement with scrolling and animation
- Achieving proportion by scaling objects and text
- Creating CSS for different devices
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Is Aesthetics?
2. Using Elements of Design
3. Incorporating Principles of Design
4. Foundations of Designing for the Web
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