Elements And Principles Of Design

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Introduction

As Graphic Designers it is essential that we are familiar with the principles and elements of design in order to correctly understand 2-dimensional design. 2 – dimensional design is when a real life object is represented into a two-dimensional surface using the elements and principles of design as basic tools. In the design process, this step is essential and should never be disregarded. As Graphic Designers, we should never rely on the machine as being the only tool available to us. Generation of ideas using traditional pen and paper is what sets common ideas and unique ideas apart.

As part of this unit, you will be required to

Task A (E1, 1.1)
The Elements and Principles of Design

Using the Workbook “Elements and Principles” identify all elements and principles of design by including a short description and photo for reference. Please don’t forget to include the URL as a reference. This will be a stepping stone in successfully completing the final task.

TASK B (E1, 1.1, 1.2)
Elements and Principles of Design examples

You are currently employed at a design studio and as part of the design process; it is absolutely necessary that you incorporate research in your design project. After completing TASK A, you should now have a clear understanding of the elements and principles of design. The design studio requires you to undertake research and show a total of 5 different examples on how these elements and principles of design have been used. These…

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