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Unformatted text preview: • Unity-whole, made up of a variety of components • Unity-line, shape, color, motif, texture, repetition • Variety-you contrast something; shape, texture, light and dark (value), size or height, variation on theme • Medieval fool-not supposed to look like he’s all together, extreme variety • Can go overboard on unity too-but sometimes this can make things disappear if you want that effect (blend in so well) • Mies van der Rohe-“Simplicity is not so simple”, Seagram Building Emphasis • Emphasis-a focal point, can be degrees of emphasis • Many ways to do this-line, shape, color, contrast of idea or theme, space, texture, positioning, balance, rhythm (contrast these)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ITDS 1114 taught by Professor Mdcasto during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '07