Here is a nice infographic by Steve Shearer covering the 7 basic design principles that made the Star Wars series great.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 2017 is bound to bring with it new and exciting trends in web and UX design. User interaction and personalization is still at the forefront of increasing conversions, but flat design, skeleton screens, animated elements, and improved loading times are also proving beneficial to the ever more sophisticated online user. Check out these top 10 trends to watch out for in 2017.
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.