Viewers will gain an overview of the Principle of Proportion and learn how to achieve it by scaling objects and text.
- [Instructor] 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…
- 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
2. Using Elements of Design
3. Incorporating Principles of Design
4. Web Design Industry and Trends
5. Designer’s Role and Web Design Workflow
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