Use Repeating Shapes to Unify Your Design


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Repeating shapes to unify your design

The fourth of the eight elements of design is shape, like the other elements shape is the integral part of any design and when used effectively can help set the tone of your web graphics. What's more, repeating shapes within a design can often help unify all of the elements in a single layout. Let's start our discussion about shape by defining exactly what it is. For our purposes, shape is defined as any flat area bound by line, or outline, value or color.

Shapes are usually self contained defined areas, for instance, they can be geometric shapes like squares, circles, triangles, polygons, and stars, as well as curvilinear organic shapes that come from or resemble the natural world like blobs and swirls, leaves, amoebas, even frogs. Shapes can be positive and negative, like a star or a star cutout. Positive is when the shape occupies space, like the star on the left.

And negative space is the area around or in between positive shapes, as with the cutout of the star shape inside the positive ci...

Repeating shapes to unify your design
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Repeating shapes to unify your design provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Sue Jenkins as part of the Design Aesthetics for Web Design

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