The 6 Principles of Design [Infographic]

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Here is an interesting look at the various elements of good design including Unity/Harmony, Balance, Hierarchy, Scale/Proportion, Dominance/Emphasis, Similarity and Contrast. The application and perceived psychology of each determines the overall success of a design.

The 6 Principles of Design - Infographic - Graphic Design - Web Design - Kate Vega

Source: folography.com

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The Psychology of Color [Infographic]

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One of the most fascinating and overlooked elements web designers tend to overlook is the influence of color on their website visitors. While a color palette may look visually pleasing, is it psychologically pleasing? When you go to design your next website pay special attention to your color choices and what they actually mean. Here’s a beautiful infographic demonstrating the power of color psychology.

Psychology of Color - Graphic Design - Web Design - Kate Vega

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15 Golden Principles of Visual Hierarchy [Infographic]

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Visual hierarchy adds beauty and order to your design. It offers to your eyes visual assistance, suggesting to them, what information to linger on to, as your vision glides through it. It lays down a path for the data to flow in, to get absorbed into the brain smoothly. It guides the human eye from one element of the data to the next, like an invisible pointer moving through the data, to keep the reader free of any visual fatigue. Adding hierarchy to your design will not let your readers get intimidated by all the noise and clutter of the data.

Check out this handy infographic from DesignMantic that outlines the 15 golden principles of visual hierarchy that will benefit both your logo and web designs.

15 Golden Principles of Visual Hierarchy  - Graphic Design - Logo Design - Web Design - Kate Vega

Source: designmantic.com