2 Design The selecting and organizing of materials to fill a function. Components of DesignElements of Design: Space, Shape and Form, Line, Texture, and ColorPrinciples of design: Balance, Rhythm, Emphasis, Scale and Proportion, and Harmony
3 4 factors that influence Design Function—What purpose will the object serve?Materials—Of what will the object be made?Technology—How will the object be made?Style—Is the object appropriate and appealing to the user?
4 Design should follow the law of Form Follows FunctionDesign should follow the law ofFORM FOLLOWS FUNCTIONwhich states:The form of an object or space should reflect its intended use and fulfill its intended function.The materials selected for a design must be suitable for the intended design.
12 Decorative DesignOrnamentation added to enhance the basic design, the structure and the design can be separated without destroying the objectInvolves the application of color, line, texture, or pattern to an object.
17 For Decorative design to be successful it must: Be suitable for the intended functionBe appropriate for the materials that are being usedBe appropriate in size and amount to the object in which it is foundBe used to emphasize the structure.
19 Assignment #2 Portfolio Pages Using magazines locate large, clear pictures that illustrate the following examples of structural and decorative design:A structural piece of furniture vs. a decorative piece of furniture2 Pages total