QBC has expanded!

QBC has expanded!

Summer is when the fun starts: Freshers, Wimbledon, A-Level Results, The World Cup! When it gets busy for you, it gets busy for us and we’re very excited to say we’ve hired a new designer. So, everyone, meet Takara.

Takara joined QBC at the very beginning of July. Last year, she graduated from university - Sheffield Hallam, from the studies of Graphic Design! Takara is always inspired by the ever-growing trends on Instagram. Her goal is to e...

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Emphasis in Design

Emphasis in Design

Now that we’ve understood the 9 Principles and Balance, let’s build on our grasp of those and explore something else. 

Emphasis is a strategy that aims to draw the viewer’s attention to a specific design element. This could be to an area of content; to an image; to a link; to a button. We see emphasis used in most fields of design, including architecture, landscape design, and fashion design. Emphasis surrounds us, even if you might not realise that it’s...

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Balance in Design (Part Two)

Balance in Design (Part Two)

We are back with more about balance – a key stage in the 9 Principles of Design! 

Uneven elements present us with more possibilities for arranging the page and creating interesting designs than perfectly symmetrical objects. Asymmetrical layouts a...

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Balance in Design (Part One)

Balance in Design (Part One)

We are back and this time we are talking about the balance in design – a key stage in the 9 principles of design!

Balance – for most of our reading, our eyes and minds are most comfortable with evenly balanced layouts where the graphics don't overpower the text and the page doesn't seem to tilt to one side or the other. Balance provides stability and structure to a design. Balance is an equal distribution of weight in the design by the placement of your elements....

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The 9 Principles of Design!

The 9 Principles of Design!

Let’s talk about The Principles of Design - the principles of design describe the ways that artists/designers use the elements in their work effectively. Over the next few weeks we are going to break down Principles in depth, giving you insight into exactly what they are, while delving into how you can use these effectively in your work. 

Balance is the distribution of the visual weight of objects, colours, texture, and space. If the design was a scale, these element...

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