Questions tagged [consistency]

Questions about consistency in design. Consistency is considered to be one of the four fundamental Gestalt principles, and is similar to, but not the same as repetition. Ask anything related to creating consistency in design.

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Can I combine rounded and sharp corners in the same design?

In graphic design (specifically for web and mobile) is it acceptable to combine elements that have rounded corners with elements that have sharp corners on one screen? The purpose from of this from ...
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Are there any conventions for pairing tileable patterns for web and print design?

I'm wondering if there are any rules-of-thumb or conventions for choosing patterns that work well together. At the moment I just use my best judgement which I've developed over a number of years. ...
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Would incorporating sketch looking elements into a technical piece be out of place?

When designing technical documentation or video would hand-drawn sketchy elements seem out of place? For example I have a Printed Circuit Board with switches and connections on it. The title is a ...
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How to create a consistent style across stock images for a website?

I am currently applying changes to this site. Becky, my customer, demands that the images be changed so that the image content will also be compatible with each other. I tried using icons and vector ...
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What methods can I use to create balance and consistency between a group of differing logos?

A regular challenge that I face is balancing two (or more) logos. Whether they need to be equal or one needs to be given priority. Some logos however might be squares, others rectangles, circles, etc.....