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1 Elements of Design Essentials of Interior and Textile

2 Color  Red –positive, energetic and impulsive  Orange –exciting and glowing  Yellow – cheerful, creative, and intellectual  Green – fresh and restful  Violet – cooling  Purple – soothing, richness, and royal  Blue – calming, peaceful, and conservative  White – innocence and purity  Black – fearful and formal  Brown - earthy

3 Color Terms  Primary – red, yellow, blue  Secondary – orange, green, violet  Intermediate (tertiary) – combination of primary and secondary  Hue – a pure color  Tint – adding white  Shade – adding black  Tone – adding gray  Value – lightness and darkness  Chromatic colors – adding hues of black, white and gray

4 Color Schemes  Warm hues- red, orange, and yellow  Cool hues – blue, green, violet  Monochromatic – scheme based on one hue (tints, tones, and value)  Complementary – opposite on the color wheel  Split-complementary – a hue and the 2 adjacent to the complement  Analogous – 3 to 5 hues connected  Triadic – equally distant on color wheel

5 Examples in clothing and interiors  Find 2 examples of each of the following color schemes Monochromatic primary Warm Cool Analogous Complementary Triadic

6 Swatch card for your clothing line or Paint Sample  Design and construct a swatch card for the incoming season, to be used by the manufacturer, pattern/paint company, magazine, retail buyer, or consumer. The swatch care should include An original theme Color sample, using colored pencils Color names (be creative) A written description of color & trends for the season

7 Elements of Design  Definition – building blocks of design; line, shape, space, texture, and color

8 Line  Series of point connected together to form a narrow path  Gives feeling of direction and movement

9 Types of straight lines  Vertical –look taller, slender, feeling of strength, add height  Horizontal – look shorter, wider, feeling of stability,  Diagonal – add movement and excitement

10 Curved Lines  Circular or gentle waves add softness and roundness

11 Shape and Space  Shape - Silhouettes – outer shape Natural – follows body’s proportions Tubular – rectangular w/ vertical emphasis Bell – combine both vertical and horizontal line Full – more horizontal and curved  Space – area inside Structured lines – sewing parts together Decorative lines – created by adding trims

12 Texture  Create illusions  Soft or clingy fabrics – hug body, emphasize figure  Moderately crisp or stiff – stand away from body, conceal  Extra-crisp fabrics – stiff out shell, look larger  Smooth fabrics – don’t create size, shape illision  Nubby or bulky fabrics – add dimension, look larger  Dull fabrics – absorb light, look smaller  Shiny fabrics – reflect light, add size

13 Principles of Design  Artistic guidelines for using the various design elements within a garment/interior  Balance, proportion, emphasis, rhythm, harmony

14 Balance  Symmetrical (Formal) – same on both side  Asymmetrical (Informal)- one side different than other

15 Proportion  Size relationship of each internal space with in a garment/interior to one another and to the total look  Proportion and scale to own size

16 Emphasis  Focal point  Center of attention  Should highlight best feature  Carried out in a variety of ways

17 Rhythm  Flow of the lines, shapes, space, and texture  Carry eye from one area to another  Everything works together

18 Harmony  Pleasing arrangement of all the parts of a garment  All elements work together

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