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Visual Composition and Layouts

by Megan Young

Designers of all types; web, print and UX struggle with layout and composition at some point. Learn to create consistency and solid visual interest across varying mediums.

What you'll learn

Designers of all types; web, print and ux struggle with layout and composition at some point. By gaining a greater understanding of underlying principles of layout and composition, designers can create consistency, organization and visual interest across many different formats.

For decades, classically trained designers have put to use sets of guidelines to bring consistency and visual interest to their work. It helps take some of the uncertainty out of a new project or can help maintain a complete design system for larger, ongoing projects with many moving parts. In this course, I’ll go over helpful design concepts to improve visual consistency and vernacular when it comes to composition and layout.

About the author

Megan Young is a freelance designer and front-end developer in beautiful southern Oregon. After graduating from Oregon State University, Megan began her career in design working primarily in print advertising for small agencies, before making her way into the world of front-end design and development. Megan has worked in the design industry for over 10 years and has spent the last 11 years specializing in e-commerce and front-end development. When Megan isn't making courses for Pluralsight, you'... more

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