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1 Topic 3: Shapes Much of the form and structure that goes into the design and layout of visual designs comes from a series of shapes. Contemporary designers tend to be very guided in their work by the use of shape and shape forms. Shape describes the external outline of a form and the three main shapes that are found across all forms of design are the circle, triangle and rectangle. Whilst many other shape forms exist, these can all be generated by manipulations of these basic shapes. that repeat; Octagons, the shape of the stop sign; Stars, attention seeking and visually attractive images. related concepts Shapes are usually produced through the use of lines which act to enclose a space. However shapes can be often be made visible without lines. Consider how an artist creates a shape for a painting and how photographs assume shapes without lines. Fig 3.2 Diagram demonstrating use of geometric shapes to demonstrate relationships Fig 3.1 Tangrams A traditional activity comprising simple shapes used to create a raft of image forms Some ways that shapes are used in design activities to organize, connect, separate to symbolise concepts and ideas; to suggest motion and to create movement to depict texture or depth to convey a mood or emotion to emphasise some aspect of a image; to create a map to demonstrate a model or framework b. Natural Shapes Designers often use natural shapes to constrain elements of their graphics. For example a doorway or a window. Natural shapes can add interest and suggest a theme. In many cases, in place of a square or a rectangle, designers will use natural constraints in creative ways, for example, the branches of a tree, a ribbon or a bow. Often such a shape will add to the ambience of the image. There are several forms of shapes that graphics designers and visual designers can work with. a. Geometric Shapes In addition to the basic square, circle, and triangle discussed so far, other geometric shapes have specific meanings, some culturally-based. Well known shapes hexagons, which are often used for tiles and shapes Fig 3.3: A shape created by natural elements Topic 3: Shapes 1

2 c. abstract Shapes There are many shapes in use today which are used to represent concepts and abstractions in a visual form. Such shapes tend to transcend cultures and language and are often used in places like airports and public buildings where signage is important. Some of the more common abstract shapes include exits, stairs, emergency facilities, male and female facilities, telephones, restrooms etc. More and more we see abstract and stylized shapes used for operating instructions. Cameras, computers, video machines etc. all use icons and graphics of varying forms to assist in the operation. The icons that are used tend to have quite universal understanding. especially those for kids, may be cut in irregular shapes but adult (i.e. 'serious') correspondence comes in squares -- both the physical shape of the books, magazines, newspapers, and the rectangular columns of set text. Some of the ways designers use squares and rectangles in their work The design of letterheads; The layout of pages; The shape of photographs and images; To highlight portions of text through use of boxes and rectangles; To demonstrate patterns in data and information; Fig 3.4: Universal shapes used for controls on media devices The square While circles, squares, and triangles are the three basic shapes used in graphics design, the most familiar shape to is the square and its stretched form, the rectangle. Almost all the media we use to present imagery, for example, billboards, books, magazines and screens, are rectangular in shape and suit the square as a building block for visual design. If you look at the way this page is presented, you see rectangular and square shapes everywhere. Whilst it would be easy to add some triangles and circles for particular purposes, in terms of layout and presentation, the rectangle is a guiding force. The square is said to depict such attributes as honesty and stability. Squares are familiar shapes, and their use comes naturally. The vast majority of the text we read, and the vast majority of the images the text contains, is set in square and rectangular forms of the page and screen. When designing a page, it is very secure and safe to use a standard rectangular layout. Squares and rectangles are probably the most common geometric shapes we encounter. A few books, Fig 3.5 Rectangles Rectangles and squares are natural forms used in most instances of desk top publishing. The layout and design of text and images uses rectangles and squares in significant ways since the page often uses a grid for its layout and the grid represents these forms of rectangular shape. Rectangles are common shapes used in the design of letterheads and business cards. These forms of stationery use this shape as a principal element. Graphics Design Team Fig 3.6 Business Card Rectangles and squares are basic elements that influence the design of business cards. Topic 3: Shapes 2

3 b. circles Circles are a very common element of design. Their curved lines suggest infinity suggest infinity and the encompassing form of the graphic also suggests a form of security and safety. Since a circle is one of the most symmetric shapes around, circles are also used to suggest forms of balance and regularity. Circles are less common in layout and design that squares and rectangles so they represent useful elements for attracting attention and highlighting. c. triangles Triangles are very common graphical elements. They are widely used with the other graphic forms and typically convey the suggestion of action. They can be used in contrast with circles to portray impressions of contrast and dynamism. Triangles can take many shapes and are often used to point or convey direction. Triangles ca be formed to create a variety of shapes and are used as bullets as well as images in their own right. Ways in which circles are used in graphic design as symbols for such effects as security, harmony, unity; to demonstrate and highlight patterns in images; in diagrams and schema to show relationships; and as design elements in their own right. Fig 3.9 Triangles showing direction Triangles show direction and suggest action in a diagram/graphic. Triangles are suggestive of many different shapes and ideas. They are used in such shapes as stars, pyramids, flags, arrows and pennants. Fig 3.7 Page layout and wrapping Circles can be used to create visually appealing layouts for page and screen design. Many logos and graphics used circles in their design. Circles provide the means to portray a number of features and to create impressions with the visual elements. All drawing tools provide many options for drawing and displaying circles and circular forms for graphics design. Triangles are often used in images for such purposes as: to demonstrate constituency eg. the wedge of a pie graph; to highlight related elements through use of bullets and pointers; in stars and similar shapes to create a strong visual image; to stylize text and writing in logos and graphics; Fig 3.8 Circles as a graphical element A graphic showing several forms for circles. Fig 3.10 Triangles in graphics Triangles use in graphics and images. Topic 3: Shapes 3

4 3.2 Shapes and space Shapes can be displayed in many forms in graphics and images and often through creative design strategies, the shape is created in unusual and innovative ways. One strategy that is often used in the development of shapes is through the use of negative space. influence how people from different cultures and backgrounds will respond to images and graphics developed from a Western standpoint. In an image, most shapes are created through a process of drawing an image on top of a background. When an image is created in this way, the image is said to be an example of positive space, and the background representative of negative space. The background is where there is no shape, even though it may have been drawn in the form of a shape. Often creative designers create images using negative space. The image uses the background effect and makes use of the imagery conveyed through aspects of the background as well as the foreground. The are many ways to use negative space to create powerful and appealing images. Fig 3.12 Chinese architecture Chinese architecture showing the distinctive forms of the columns and roofing. Fig 3.11 Shapes created with negative space This image uses shapes created with negative space. 3.3 Cultural influences The use of shapes in images and diagrams is all about conveying messages and meaning. But different shapes can mean different things to people depending on their backgrounds and cultures. The samples and images shown in this set of notes have been written from the viewpoint of Western culture and an Australian context. They will apply generally to other Western cultures as would be found in Europe and the USA. But would they apply in other cultures, for example, Middle Eastern, Asian? Across different cultures and ages, the use of shapes and forms in visual designs varies. It is important to recognize these differences because even in a Western country like Australia, there are many variations in people s backgrounds and ethnicities which will influence how they perceive and understand what is being displayed. When one examines art and architecture from such cultures, there are often distinct differences to Western forms and this suggests that there will be strong cultural differences in visual design forms and principles between these cultures and our own. It would be impossible to try to distinguish the principles of visual design including the use of shapes and space and to indicate how these vary across cultures in such a brief treatise as this set of notes represents. It is important to recognize there are cultural differences and to be aware that these will Fig 3.13 St Basil s Cathedral, Moscow A view of a famous cathedral in Moscow revealing distinctive shapes and forms. Topic 3: Shapes 4

5 Links of Interest When working with layout, it is essential to focus on balance and the shape of the unused space. This website explores how every element on the page effects how other elements on the page are perceived by exploring structuring and balance of whitespace. design/mitchell_s96/chap1_3.htm Explores how creating shapes through symbolising, colour, images etc, you can attract attention and communicate new ideas to your audience. A brief introduction on the principles of balance, rhythm, unity and harmony, that a designer should consider. This website mainly focuses on sign design and layout Topic 3: Revision Questions 1. Describe the basic shapes that form the building blocks of visual images. 2. Describe how rectangles are used in graphics and page layouts. 3. Describe how circles and curves are used in graphics and page layouts. 4. Describe how triangles can be used in graphics. What expressions and forms can triangles be used to convey? 5 Give some examples of where triangles, squares and circles occur naturally, What impressions, feelings etc. do these naturally occurring examples engender? 6. List and describe instances where shapes other than triangles, rectangles and squares are used in images and graphics. 7. What is negative space? In what instances can negative space be used in the design of images? 8. What shapes do you think are most prominent in Western culture as conveyances of expression? 9. Describe shapes that are prominent the visual imagery of other cultures. 10. In your previous design experience, eg. page design, images and graphics used in assignments etc. what shapes have you mostly used? What has influenced your choice of these shapes? Topic 3: Shapes 5

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