Practice Tips

A lot of deliberation were settled with a visual

not with just plain assertions or examples.

Keywords

Elements: Points, Lines, Surfaces, Volumes (Geometric-Organic)
Structures: Visible-Invisible, Active or Inactive, Perceived Structures,
Relations: Dominant-Subdominant-Subordinate, Solid-Void, Scale-Proportions-Orientation
Core Principles: Gestalt, Simplicity, Unity, Contrast
More Visual Relations: Harmony, Conflicting, Balance, Similarity, Uniform Connectedness, Repetition, Symmetry, Asymmetry, Continuation, Closure, Proximity, Parallelism, Common Fate (Synchrony), Common Region, Focal Point (Emphasis),
Tips and Tricks: Addition- Subtraction-Transition, Abstraction, Unity (Inserting-Interlocking-Wraping), Functional Exposure, Transition(Diagonal cut, Push)
More Tips: Orientation, Continuity, Direction, Rotation, Static, Movement, Mirroring, Texture,

Psychological-related Tips: Affordance, Tension, Strain and Stress, Thematic Reference, Visual Cue, Closure, Visual Echo, Self-expression,

Step I

Read Intentions

Step II

design clinic

Prescription 1 - Addition

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After

Prescription 2 - Continuation and Visual Hierarchy

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After

Prescription 3 - Mating lines

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After

Step III

Form Development Practices

Suggested Practices

Primitive Form Study
Ideation Basic
Primitive Form Study
Subtraction and Addition
Primitive Form Study
Shelled Case with Mating Lines
Surface Transition Practice
Transition
Organic Forms
Observations
Organic Forms
Abstraction