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Visual Design Principles

14/09/202114/09/2021
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Visual Design Principles

A visual design has to be beautiful enough to capture the eyes of your audience; otherwise, the bucks spent on making the visual design might go in the drains. Also, a visual design mainly emphasizes on making a website permanent memory in the user’s mind. All of this can only happen when you use the right images, fonts, colors, images, and different elements. 

Blending in the modern and accepted visual design principles will help you create just the perfect mixture required. All the magic won’t happen with a wand, and you will require expert hands to spell the cast to offer you a creative virtual design. That is why Cinema8 casts on your audience through visuals so that you get the right engagement for your brand.  

For wrap up, here are the different visual design principles discussed;

Lines, Points And Shapes 

Lines, points, and shapes are the basis, whether in the school or in any visual design. From easy icons to intricate illustrations, lines, points, and shapes are the three ingredients that are required. 

These elements are pretty much basic, but without them, you won’t be able to create the perfect design. 

Color 

Isn’t it amazing that we can see over 10 million different colors, but there are only a few that our eyes can catch? Color affects minds, whether wearing it or seeing it. Wearing a happy color even on a dull occasion will make the occasion happy for you. Colors play a significant part in the visual design world as well. 

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Mixing up the best colors with the right combination is required for a visual design to stand out. A color can change the whole meaning of the picture and design; so, one should be diligent in selecting the best color palette. 

Typography 

Typography has been an important part of the content since ancient times. With its invention during the eleventh-century, it has been provided with the utmost importance. 

Coming back to describing typography, it is basically the art of arranging written content in a more readable and appealing form. When breaking down typography in simpler terms, following are the things that it is referred to:

  • Fonts used in the content 
  • Size of the font
  • Content’s alignment 
  • Color of the content 
  • The spacing of the content 

All of these factors come under typography. Apart from all of these things, typefaces, point sizes, line lengths are some of the other things included in typography. Adjusting everything and bringing out a masterpiece is only the job that an expert can nail. 

Space 

Space is something that can make or break the visual view, especially when it comes to typography. Provide the precise breathing room to the letters so that they are readable. Also, manage the spacing between the letters so that a proper visualized design is created for the user. 

Balance, Rhythm, and Contrast 

Making a boring design interesting is the job which is done here. This is where you turn your boring designs into something more appealing and unique. Balancing out all the elements here will do wonders and provide visual weight to the design. Laying all of these elements in a creative way on the page is what the job of an expert is. At Cinema8, that is why we are always researching the best ways to provide your viewer with something extraordinary to watch. 

Scale 

Scale helps in the creation of rhythm, contrast, balance, along with the hierarchy. Everything in your content is not intended to be given that much importance. Here, one of the best ways to convey this message is through sizing.  

Scaling serves a purpose. But, also make sure that you don’t forget about the space. 

For example, you will see that a newspaper’s page has shorter titles in a large size so that you can quickly scan and read the important things. Additionaly, the news articles have subtitles that are shorter in size and provide a little bit more information about the article. And the whole article itself is of the smallest font size. 

Sizing serves a really good purpose. Apart from this, make sure to consider the consumer’s perspective while deciding the visual design. 

Alignments 

Alignment plays an important role in the creation of a seamless visual connection with the design elements. Whether making the perfect design or a chaotic one, both of these elements would be required. 

Alignment is an essential thing as it will help to untie the mess and provide the viewer’s eyes with a unique design.

As there are several ways to align the text but, left alignment is the most preferred out of them all. However, your main focus should be on the targeted audience. But, most of the time, people have the tendency to read from left to right and top to bottom. That is why choosing something else will mess up the design and make it difficult for your audience to read, thus, providing a negative impact on your brand.

Framing 

A visual design should also have a framing as it will make the design more clear and provide a treat to the eyes. Whether you are taking the help of an illustration, picture, or anything else, framing is one of the things which will make the difference. 

Telling the right story the right way will help you to grab the customer's eyes. This is what Cinema8 does for you!

Texture and Patterns 

Making something even more attractive is what the job of patterns and texture is. It is like an accessory, and you need to invest a little more time deciding what will suit your masterpiece. 

Trendy textures should be a part of the design. Get something that has a special finishing so that your design is amazing. Along with providing the perfect texture, you can also take the use of patterns and inject in some creativity. 

Visual concept 

What makes your idea unique is its ‘’visual concept’’. What message do you want to deliver, and what is the meaning of the intact image? A well-thought design will offer the audience to see something mesmerizing. 

Preparing the book with the right chapters is what it is all about, and Cinema8 will be the one that can help. 

Feel free to connect with us so that you can have a great visual design for yourself.