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Page 5: Contrast Review

Would you agree that the example on this page attracts your eye more than the example on the previous page? It's the contrast here, the strong black versus white, that does it.

You can add contrast in many ways:

  • rules (lines)
  • typefaces
  • colors
  • spatial relationships
  • directions, etc .

 

example

Adding contrast to this was simply a matter of adding the black boxes.

 

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Source: The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams


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