Principles of Design

Part of my mission statement with The Edit is to help you create a home you love and help you to be inspired to play around, try things and change it up as you need and to help you do that by sharing tips and knowledge on exactly HOW to do that.

There are 7 Principles of Design: Contrast, Emphasis, Pattern, Balance, Proportion or Scale, Harmony and Rhythm/Movement.

This week’s blog is about Contrast. Contrast is the juxtaposition of different elements of design such as rough and smooth textures, dark and light- in order to highlight their differences to create visual interest or a focal point.

A picture really is worth a 1000 words so peek through at examples of designing with contrast in mind…. take a look!