When you make a cake, there’s a list of ingredients you have to include. If you don’t have everything you need, your cake is probably going to come out pretty crummy (no pun intended). But, if you included all the right ingredients, measured and mixed carefully, poured the batter into the pans and watched the timer like a hawk, your cake is going to be a success.
The principles of design determine what to do with each of the design elements we talked about last week. The principles of design are like the recipe we follow when we bake a cake, and the elements of design are the raw ingredients we use. But you can’t just go dumping stuff in a pan (or onto a page) and hope it comes out well. You have to have a little bit of skill, so today we’re going to talk about how all of this comes together to form a great layout.
Have you noticed that your engagement on Facebook seems to have dropped recently? You may be thinking that your followers have deserted you, but that’s not the case, GLAD WORKS friends. They can’t see you as much anymore because Facebook recently rolled out two new features that some say will have a devastating effect on brands, while others say it’s a chance to re-connect with truly passionate fans and followers.
“Kickoff meeting” sounds like you’re either about to get a kick in the shins or we’re all about to have a party where we chat about your project while sipping some champagne, munching on a nice crudité, and dancing. That’s pretty much what it’s like, except instead of champagne we have flavored coffee or herbal tea. Perhaps one of our account managers will do an interpretive dance for you at some point?