The Principles of Design


Emphasis      Unity      Balance     Rhythm  

 

Rhythm

Designers use rhythm to create movement in a composition by positioning elements so that the eye is led to move from one to another.

Repeating elements can create a smooth, controlled rhythm.

 

Varying elements can create a dynamic rhythm.

Implied axes
Align to an axis Unified alignment

 

 

Examples:
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