PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN IN FASHION
Post on 11-Apr-2017
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN IN FASHION1. COLOR : Color is very important in fashion design, & .there are many different color schemes that work well. This is the first thing that a customer notices about the garment.TEXTURE : Texture is another element of fashion design.Texture says us about how the material feels & quality of the material. Ex- fiber yarn fabric structure etc. 2. SHAPE : The two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area, sometimes called a silhouette.There are different types of shape as in the fig. below
3. PROPORTION : Proportion is simply the pleasing interrelation-ship of the sizes of all parts of the garments. Standards of proportion change with fashion cycle with an evolution in silhouette & line. The length & size of design features within the silhouettes should compliment the whole. 4. LINE : A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness, lead the eye through a design. There are different types of lines for ex: horizontal, vertical, zig-zag, diagonal, curved, etc. each of the line have a different feature.5. BALANCE : The restful effect obtained by grouping shapes and color to maintain a feeling of attraction. Balance is divided in two types as follows- SYMMETRICAL BALANCE : A garment has equal weight or design on both the side. It is known as formal balance.
ASSYMMETRICAL BALANCE : A garment has unequal design & varying elements & spaces on both the side. It is also known as informal balance.
6. UNITY : All elements of a design work together to produce a successful visual effect.The sense that all of the parts are working together to achieve a common result; a harmony of all the parts and at the end to form a successful design. 7. RHYTHM : Rhythm creates a sense of movement in a design. The eye moves from one feature on the body to another with the use of this principle. It has repeated use of line, shape, color, texture or pattern. There are different types of rhythm as follows- 8. EMPHASIS : Emphasis is the centre of interest, which draws & hold the attention more than any other part it creates a focal point. By using contrasting color, bold & unusual shapes, eye catching patterns, complex textures, attractive design details, interesting trims, etc. 9. SCALE :