Learn about the concept of design spaces.
- [Instructor] When we talk about a design space,…we're talking about the area in which we are working,…and I'm not talking about your desk and your chair.…I'm talking about whether it's a page, or a spread,…or a banner, or a screen, or any other kind of thing…that you're designing on.…There are a number of ways that we can divide that up…before we begin putting anything onto it.…Let's just have a look at a few different ways…that we might divide things up,…and some of the theories around page…or design space division.…
Let's start off by looking at photography…because photography for a long time has employed…something called the rule of thirds,…and, in fact, so has classical art.…A way of dividing the image up into nine different sections,…all in thirds.…You can treat each section itself as a design environment.…Typically, the horizon would have been aligned…along the bottom third,…although sometimes for an extreme event…or if you're perhaps doing a landscape,…it would be the top third.…
Anywhere apart from the middle…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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