A conceptual framework for a systematic mapping of layout design principles by using Yin and Yang theory
Park, Ji Yong (2009) A conceptual framework for a systematic mapping of layout design principles by using Yin and Yang theory. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 3(1), pp. 369-382.
There are various principles for layout design such as balance, rhythm, unity and harmony, but each principle has often been introduced as a separate concept rather than within an integrated and systematic structure, so that designers and design students have to keep practices for the acquisition of skills. The paper seeks to develop a conceptual framework for a systematic mapping of layout design principles by using Yin and Yang and the Five Elements. Yin and Yang theory explains all natural phenomena with its own conceptual model and facilitates finding harmony and balance between the visual elements in terms of systematic and organic relations. Most common and well-known layout design principles are defined with 10 different resources such as design books and articles, and have been remapped following with the structure of Yin and Yang and the Five Elements. A systematic framework explaining the relationships of design principles was created and 32 design students participated in its efficiency test. The outcome suggests there is a high possibility that the framework can be used in professional fields and design education.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Layout Design, Yin and Yang, Design Principles, Graphic Design Education|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Curriculum|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Common Ground Publishing & The Authors|
|Copyright Statement:||Permission must be obtained to reproduced.|
|Deposited On:||12 Jan 2010 11:01|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2013 02:09|
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