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|When working in graphic design, making things look good may seem like the right thing to do, but perhaps making things attract attention should be your goal. Attracting attention can often be done by creating tension in the eyes of the viewers. Tension is defined as balanced relation between strongly opposing elements, or the interplay of conflicting elements. This tension or conflict will cause viewers to stop and take a closer look at your design in hopes of uncovering what is making them subconsciously uncomfortable. Here are a few tension creating tips to intrigue your viewers:|
by Jim Krause
This book is a playful collection of rock-solid advice, thought-provoking concepts, suggestions and exercises is sure to stimulate the creative, innovative thinking that designers need to do their jobs well. It will encourage readers to find inspiration in the world about them, spark new ideas and act as a guide to each designer's creative path. Each spread stands alone as a self-contained, thoughtfully designed creative primer, focusing not only on cleverly designed creativity tips or anecdotes, but also on practical advice and idea starters.
Designers will find a range of information and inspiration on the one topic they always want more of: creativity.