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Investigating Good Design: Wrigley’s Tea Escapes

Design is a delicate balance between theory and aesthetic sensibilities. The more you practice the theory—the elements and principles of design—the more it will become second nature and your ability to intuitively know how to create, fix or critique a design will improve.

It is helpful to go over each element and principle individually, but it is equally as helpful to see how each element and principle of design works in the context of a single design. Below we will analyze the design theory behind this Wrigley’s Tea Escapes packaging from Hornall Anderson.

The Elements of Graphic Design Review

Over the past few weeks we’ve been taking an intensive look at the elements of design—the basic building blocks of graphic design and composition—through real world examples. It’s great to know the theory, but applying it is where all the knowledge comes together to form a successful design. I presented them in the order I […]

Using Lines: Real World Examples

The very first posts here at Creative Curio were on the elements of design: line, shape, space, size, texture, value and color. I thought it was time to revisit the elements, look more closely at them and study how good design uses them, in order to improve our own uses of the elements. Sometimes it’s […]

The Creative Process: Wire Frames and Experiments

I was so elated by all of your comments on my last blog design post! It gave me a lot of energy for the project. Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and links. I hope you will contribute to the process again this week, too! And a huge thanks to John for stumbling […]

Get in Line, Now!

Take a piece of paper and a writing implement and draw a line. What does your line look like? Is it straight or curvy? Does it vary in size and weight? What is a Line? A line connects two points. Lines come in every shape and size. They are one way to define space and […]

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