Review #2

31 October, 2011
Why is file management (organizing your design files) an integral part of the job/assignment process?
–> Organizing each file will help move the job process along faster as well as keeping track of each assignment, layer, text, drafts and final copies, etc.

What is the resolution necessary for printing raster images (images from Photoshop)?
–> The resolution necessary for printing is 300 DPI.

What is the resolution necessary for displaying images on a monitor or website?
–> On a monitor or website, the resolution necessary is 72 DPI.

Name the principles of design and define each in your own words?
–> The principles of design are:
  1. Contrast: Using elements that conflict with one another.
  2. Emphases: Point of attraction in piece that draws the viewers eye.
  3. Unity/Variety: Combining elements in a design to make them work together.
  4. Figure/Ground: A viewer’s eye differentiates object(s) from the surrounding area(s).
  5. Balance: Elements on the piece that are of equal size.
  6. Repetition: An ongoing loop of an element, texture, or pattern.
  7. Rhythm: Visual harmony with design.

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