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Asymmetry

Asymmetry - Asymmetry refers to an arrangement of visual elements that is not symmetrical. See also Symmetry. [asymmetry1.gif] ...

Figure/Ground

Figure/ground – Any shape that can be distinguished from the background is referred to a figure. The area around the figure is referred to as gro...

Figure/Ground Reversal

Figure/Ground Reversal - Figure/ground reversal exists when a shape could be seen as either figure or ground. The most common cause of figur...

Pattern

Pattern - The use of the same visual element (usually a shape) multiple times in a systematic manner. Pattern is a form of repetition,...

Repetition

Repetition - The use of the same visual element (usually a shape) multiple times. Repetition does not by definition indicate that there is...

Figure/Ground Ambiguity

Figure/ground Ambiguity - Figure/ground ambiguity exists when it is impossible to determine what would be considered figure and what would b...

Symmetry

Symmetry - Symmetry refers to visual elements mirrored to the other half of the surface or form, in the case of 3-dimensional objects. Symme...