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Great design balances artistic techniques and principles with scientific precision. And that combination gives us designers a lot of tools to work with.

Great design balances artistic techniques and principles with scientific precision. And that combination gives us designers a lot of tools to work with.

First, you have the basic principles of design. While each design discipline employs these differently, you’ll find the same considerations at the core of each practice: balance, color, texture, proximity, etc. These form the foundations of all forms of design. Maybe you’re facing rigid project restrictions, or you’ve slipped into an agonizing state of “analysis paralysis.” Before you join Pixel Pushers Anonymous to vent your frustrations, take a step back and look at all the possibilities available to you. Look at the Periodic Table of Design!

Sometimes all it takes to get over a hump is to remember all the little elements that combine to form a great design—all ingredients available to you.

Article Source: inVision

Oliver Blayney

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