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1Created by: Kris Caldwell Timpanogos High School Fashion B: Standard 11Created by:Kris CaldwellTimpanogos High School
2Balance Proportion Emphasis Rhythm Principles of DesignBalanceProportionEmphasisRhythm
3BalanceEquilibrium or steadiness among the parts of a design. It is the visual distribution of weight.Formal balance: symmetricalInformal balance: assymmetrical
4ProportionThe 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.
5EmphasisConcentration 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.
6RhythmThe 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.
7Common 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
8Common 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
9Common 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
10Common 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
11Common 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