Design Basics in Frame and Fiber

Principles and elements of design illustrated through fashion, photography and art.
A perfect example of an effective analogous color selection

A perfect example of an effective analogous color selection

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Yannick Boetzkes by Gorka Postigo for Forbes Magazine
Tetrad color strategy using two pairs of hue compliments. Yellow against violet, and orange against blue.

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Yannick Boetzkes by Gorka Postigo for Forbes Magazine

Tetrad color strategy using two pairs of hue compliments. Yellow against violet, and orange against blue.

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Marcus Bernardino by Krisnoff

The primary triad is a powerful, powerful thing

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Marcus Bernardino by Krisnoff

The primary triad is a powerful, powerful thing


Design Principle: Rhythm
Subtopic: Staccato
A staccato rhythm in music or design can be described as sharp and separated, whereas legato rhythms are flowing and unbroken.

Design Principle: Rhythm

Subtopic: Staccato

A staccato rhythm in music or design can be described as sharp and separated, whereas legato rhythms are flowing and unbroken.

Design Principle: Rhythm

Subtopic: Polyrhythmic Structures

A work with multiple overlapping or juxtaposed rhythms has a polyrhythmic structure. This often creates a complex and striking affect.

Design Principle: Balance

Method(s) Used: Informal Symmetry

An image that is balanced with a loose symmetry that allows for minor inconsistencies makes the image seem natural and much more interesting than pure symmetry.

Design Principle: Balance

Method(s) used: Symmetry

A symmetrical image is formally balanced. Symmetry is tranquil and pleasing to the eye but can be static among designs with bold statements. An informally balanced image is much more interesting to look at.