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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Learn the principles of graphic design

The best way to start is understanding the basics. Sounds boring? It doesn't have to be. I gathered some links here to proove that graphic design basics can be realy easy to learn. Drink this, and come back for more!
Digital Web Magazine: The principles of Design by Joshua David McClurg-Genevese 
Balance, Rhythm, Proportion, Dominance and Unity. 
  
Fuel Your Creativity: The Lost Principles of Design by Chad Engle  
Balance, Contrast, Emphasis, Subordination, Directional Forces, Proportion, Scale, Repetition, Rhythm and Unity within Variety

Maddison Designs:The 5 Basic Principles Of Design by Anthony Hortin 
Alignment, Repetition, Contrast, Proximity and Balance


Drawar: The Principles of Great Design
Balance, Contrast, Economy, Direction, Space 

Swinburne Multimedia Tutorials: Basic Design Principles
Proximity, Visual Hierarchy, Symmetry / Asymmetry, Repetition, Unity, Contras, Dynamics and Emphasis

Some Ideas About Composition and Design - Elements, Principles and Visual Effects by Marvin Bartel

Design-Lib.com: Graphic Design Principles
Balance, Proximity, Alignment, Repetition / Consistency, Contrast and White Space

About.com: Desktop Publishing - Principles of Design
Alignment, Golden Rectangle, Balance, Proximity, Consistency / Repetition, White Space, Contrast and Gestalt 
 

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