Learn About Basic Typography and Design Principles
Designing is an art and it is necessary for creative people to choose their designs very carefully. There are many areas in which a good designer can work. A designer must work in various fields to be able to understand and implement designs which suit different purposes. A good designer must be well trained as he/she must know different branches of arts. Designing includes knowledge of different kinds of drawing such as; Architectural, Graphic, Kids/ Fashion and Computer art. This article will help you understand the meaning of each word.
A good design is a sketch or pattern for the production of an object or machine, or the manifestation of this sketch or pattern, or the outcome of this sketch or pattern in the most appropriate form. The word ‘design’ itself shows the connection between art and science. Designing includes the art of finding a visual way to express a thought. The principles of design can also be understood easily if you follow certain basic principles.
A ‘word design’ is nothing but a blueprint or illustration for any object. A designer uses words or pictures to produce designs. In simple words, a ‘word design’ is a map design for anything. For example, a house is a map design, so the word ‘house’ means a map. A good designer is able to express his/her ideas in simple words and designs. The meaning of the word design can be understood by considering the following example.
If you want to use a picture to show some elements of your design, you can draw some sketches with the help of a good sketch pad or with a special pen and paper. After completing these sketches, you can show them to some close friends or family members for their opinion. If your sketches are liked by them, then you can continue with the whole process. Once you are satisfied with your designs, you can print them out at home or give them to a specialized company who can draw some realistic looking designs on a poster.
Many modern designers use 3D computer graphics (CAD) software to design prosthetic or artificial structures and user experience tools such as digital planners, digital dashboards, and user interface controls for navigation, entertainment and information systems. CAD software also includes different types of designs and elements (shapes, text, color, etc.) You can combine these elements in various styles according to your choice or your clients’ preferences.
Basic types of designs include: Lines, shapes, objects, text, diagrams, and photographs. All these elements can be combined in various styles and patterns according to your choice. For example, you can express your ideas in a variety of ways with the help of basic types like lines, objects, and text. However, it is important to understand the different aspects of typography before you proceed with this project. You should first learn about the typography basics like the basics of tenses (past, present, future), the rules for designing margins and indents, the rules for typesetting (digital or manual), the rules for ascenders and descenders, the rules for shadows and lighting, the rules for lining and other decorative aspects.