Ikigai , a Japanese word that means “purpose” or “reason for being,” has been adopted in American society to mean having balance in work and in life. In a recent trip to Barnes and Noble, I found five books on the “must read” shelf with ikigai in the title, and there are even more found … Continue reading Ikigai – having balance in work and life
Balance is one of the important points the success of a design. Everyone loves the convenience (not lame) to what they see. Balance in graphic design can be achieved by adjusting the visual weight of each element, both in terms of scale, colour, contrast, etc.
We continue to explore the principles of graphic design. I have introduced you to the theories of hierarchy, emphasis and contrast and this month we explore balance. What is Balance? Balance relates to how we arrange elements within the design space to ensure equal distribution of visual weight.
Now, more than ever, silence is golden - especially if you're someone who makes a living through creativity. It's little surprise that we're seeing ever more ripostes to the "always on" culture catalysed by the digital revolution.