The student will gain an understanding about the element of Space is and how it can be used effectively in any web design.
- [Instructor] The sixth element of design is space.…All designs deal with space,…whether you've deliberately addressed it…as an element within your design or not.…Positive and negative space is created automatically…by elements in your design.…It's how you use these spaces that determine…not only the layout's organization,…but also the ease with which your site visitors…understand how to comprehend what it is…that they're seeing as they navigate through that space.…When we speak of space, what we're actually referring to…is the whitespace.…
That is, spaces the intervals, areas,…or measurable distances between all of the objects…or items in a design.…That's right, we're talking about the space…between everything, and how that space…is part of your design.…In fact, it's really important to leave…some areas in your design completely blank,…and you should resist the temptation…to fill in all the gaps with stuff.…Why would you want to do this?…The answer is simple.…So that the eye has a place to rest…between and around the elements,…
- 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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