Elements of Design

All art forms conform to the same basic design standards. Through the application of such standards on the physical characteristics of the components selected for a composition, an individual can create a pleasing design worthy of the viewer’s attention.

Elements of Design – the tangible or physical characteristics of all matter, plus space and light.  The eight visual characteristics of all components contributing to floral art are:

Line  Line
Form  Form
Light  Light
Color  Color
Texture  Texture
Size/Space  Space
Pattern  Pattern