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{
"name": "Visual Principles",
"description": "The fundamental principles for communicating visually.",
"steps": [
{
"name": "Learn basics ",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Read 'Visual Grammar' for a basic understanding on basic elements of design and how they relate to each other.",
"uri": "http://amzn.to/visual-grammar",
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"title": "Read 'Universal Principles of Design' for a larger array of principles covering an array of medium.",
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"validations": [
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"title": "Intentionally use visual design principles in your design.",
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{
"title": "Intentionally break visual design principles in your design.",
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},
{
"title": "Use the vocabulary of visual design principles when articulating the reasons for your design and when critiquing teammates' designs.",
"id": "99a39199e94a0d32dc63098544cf2c057aaa1b6e"
},
{
"title": "Point out what visual principles, in any medium, that are being used in a design and why they are helping the design be successful or unsuccessful",
"id": "23deeceac68bd161cd30d8adb62071e377672c1f"
}
]
},
{
"name": "Learn about the psychology and philosophy behind the main principles",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Read Andy Rutledge's \"Gestalt Principles of Perception\":",
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{
"title": "1. Figure Ground Relationships",
"uri": "http://www.andyrutledge.com/gestalt-principles-1-figure-ground-relationship.php",
"id": "356a192b7913b04c54574d18c28d46e6395428ab"
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{
"title": "2. Similarity",
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"id": "da4b9237bacccdf19c0760cab7aec4a8359010b0"
},
{
"title": "3. Proximity, Uniform Connectedness, and Good Continuation",
"uri": "http://www.andyrutledge.com/gestalt-principles-3.php",
"id": "77de68daecd823babbb58edb1c8e14d7106e83bb"
},
{
"title": "4. Common Fate",
"uri": "http://www.andyrutledge.com/common-fate.php",
"id": "1b6453892473a467d07372d45eb05abc2031647a"
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{
"title": "5. Closure",
"uri": "http://www.andyrutledge.com/closure.php",
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],
"validations": [
{
"title": "Understand where the visual principles came from and what the history is behind them.",
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"title": "Can reference the psychology behind visual principles.",
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]
},
{
"name": "Find out how those principles apply to specific design fields",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Read '101 Things I Learned in Architecture School'",
"uri": "http://amzn.to/101-things-learned",
"id": "fc030d896593cb0236380f8a0204803b98534a25"
}
]
}
]
}
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