In this chapter, I will teach you how to use lines as graphic visual elements to add structure, divide information and frame your information in the design.
In this chapter I will discuss first visual element 'Line'.
So one of the most basic visual elements of design is the line and it should not be underestimated as simple as lines are. They can be quite versatile and be used as crucial elements of design.
Line can be - Straight- Curved- Solid and - Dashed
Lines can be used to - To build structure- To frame information- To divide information
Used considerately lines can add elegance to a composition, add hierarchy and to draw the eye to a specific point.
With type lines can be used to emphasize and put stress on a word, a phrase or paragraph.
Lines can be used to decorate, illustrate and represent information in infographics.
If you think about magazine, newspapers and maps one of the most common visual elements is line as it works very well to structure information.