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1 Created by: Kris Caldwell Timpanogos High School Fashion B: Standard 11Created by:Kris CaldwellTimpanogos High School
2 Balance Proportion Emphasis Rhythm Principles of DesignBalanceProportionEmphasisRhythm
3 BalanceEquilibrium or steadiness among the parts of a design. It is the visual distribution of weight.Formal balance: symmetricalInformal balance: assymmetrical
4 ProportionThe spacial, or size, relationship of all of the parts in a design to each other and to the whole. Also called “scale”.Body is 8 heads tall. 3/8 is waist to top of head. 5/8 is from waist down. Styles that complement that natural figure are more flattering and stay in style longer.
5 EmphasisConcentration of interest in a particular part or area of a design. One part is more important or more noticeable, it is the center of the outfit.It is best to have one area of interest.
6 RhythmThe pleasing arrangement of the design elements so the eye moves well over the apparel. It directs the flow of eye movement.Repetition: Can be a repeat of lines, shapes, colors, or texturesGradation: Also called progression. An increase or decrease in design elements.Transition:A fluid rhythm created when a curved line leads the eye over an angle.Opposition: hen lines meet to form right angles.Radial Arrangement: Line come from a central point.
7 Common Body Types Tall and Thin: Things that would be good to wear: Gathered or pleated skirts and pantsFlared or wide leg pantsHorizontal stripesThings to avoid:Tight fitting dresses, skirts or pantsSmall patternsBold verticals
8 Common Body Types Short and Heavy Things that would be good to wear: Vertical linesEmpire, A-line, narrow silhouettesAsymmetrical closingsThings to Avoid:Two-piece or Two-colored outfitsHorizontal Stripes
9 Common Body Types Top Heavy Things that would be good to wear: Simple, slim tailored shirtsV necklinesSlim sleevesThings to Avoid:Clingy or shiny things on topHigh necklines and large collarsRuffles, bows, trims above the waist
10 Common Body Types Thick Middle Things that would be good to wear: Unfitted, but not full garmentsTubular SilhouettesDetails above the waistThings to Avoid:Fitted waistlines or tight beltsBaggy or bulky fits at waistline
11 Common Body Types Hip Heavy Things that would be good to wear: Attractive collarsWide shoulder lines, yokesLight colored tops with dark bottomsThings to Avoid:Tight fitting pants or skirtsBelts or horizontal bands at hipsShiny, clingy fabric or bold prints below the waist