design principles


The elements used in design such as unity, scale, proportion, balance, symmetry, space, form, texture, colour, light, shade and congruence and their application into practice.

Alternative label

  • scope of design principles

  • proportion

  • texture

  • shade

  • scale

  • congruence

  • space

  • range of design principles

  • unity

  • colour

  • balance

  • form

  • light

  • symmetry

  • basis of design principles

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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