What are the essentials of effective visual communication?

Summaries and Questions

Nov 12 Class One-Minute Summaries

Weekly Quiz

Weekly Review Quiz due Nov 18

Presented Slides

Visual Design Essentials | PDF (Propose Changes to these Slides on SFU GitLab)

Assignments

Interactive Prototype

Required Reading

Supplemental Readings

Color
Aspects of an object described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation.

Grids
A visible or invisible structure of intersecting lines.

Hierarchy
Differences between items shown visually.

Icons
Visual symbols representing concepts or commands.

Layout
The arrangement of individual visual objects within a composition.

Typography
The design of typefaces, and the way type is selected and arranged.

Visual Design Principles (CRAP)
The visual design principles of contrast, repetition, alignment and proximity.

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