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adjacency

The relationship of objects or spaces that are near each other

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angular

went straight lines meet at sharp points

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balance

The overall sense of evenness in the design

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What's interior design?

any interior environment is an interactive experience of the structures object surfaces, space & light by the people who move through that building.

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contour

this is the outline that has a slightly more nauced meaning. An outline is typically the border between a drawn object and its surroundings, contour captures the shapes made by a 3-D surface

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corners

walls at 90° to each other

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curvilinear

professional way to describe a flowing or curving line or an outline of a shape bounded by curved rather than straight lines

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emphasis

where an element, feature or strategy dominates

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flow

The way movement within a space happens

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flush

when A surface runs in exactly the same protrusion as an adjacent surface

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gestalt

to have an overall sense of something; to view a project as a whole and not just a sum of its parts

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grayscale

working with black-and-white and all hues & tones in between

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Harmony

The pleasing and complementing coexistence of all aspects of a design

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hierarchy

The order in which things happen or feature

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holistic

taking an eagle eye view instead of a microscopic one

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integral

A necessary part of

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labyrinth

A complex arrangement of spaces

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layers

for example, finishes, furnishings, lighting

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motif

A repeated element like a pattern in textiles, for example a paisley print this gives rhythm

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monochrome

contrary to popular believe this does not refer to black-and-white. Monochrome means to work with one color which can include any hue or tone of that color

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muted

Color theater softened or dimmed; made less bright. One way of achieving this is by adding complementary colors

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negative space

The empty space between objects. More negative space allows what's in the positive space to stand out more. Negative space, Referring to the empty space between design objects, is certainly a prized term among designers. Some designers use negative space to create stickers messages, like the right pointing arrow between the "e" & the "x" in FedEx. even when it's not being put to such clever purposes, though, the amount of negative space allowed importantly impacts the proportion of a design

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overlap

when functions, activities or spaces merge

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perimeter

outlines or edges of a plan

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Radial

Lines radiating from a common center

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Rectilinear

opposite of curvilinear. refers to a shape consisting of parallel & perpindicular straight lines.

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scale

relationship of elements to each other.

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sequence

do users experiences as he or she movesthrough a building or space

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structured

designs that are strongly geometrical; based on straight lines, standard proportion & symmetry

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symmetry

visual & physical balance.