H OW DO DESIGNERS USE DIAGONAL LINES ? To create a feeling of activity & energy Sloping Ceilings Oblique Walls Furniture Placement
D IFFERENT C URVED L INES Big upward curves uplift and inspire Big downward curves express seriousness & sadness Small curves feel playful and fun Horizontal Curves feel gentle, feminine, gracious, and relaxed
U NDULATING L INES Diagonal Lines Zigzag Lines More active Suggest movement Overpowering Use with caution Very gradual waving lines Represent femininity & relaxation Used on headboards and sofa backs
What do the lines in these pictures lead your eyes to?