A Graphic Design Primer, 3: Basics of Composition. Noupe Article.

In the first two sections of this primer, the basic elements of design and the basic principles of design were covered. In the third installment of this graphic design primer, author Cameron Chapman covers different composition methods and guides, including: the rule of thirds, Gestalt principles, and grid layouts.

The Saga website is a great exmaple of edge alignment

There are a variety of different composition theories. Since you’ll want to study each in more depth before putting them to use, the author includes some additional resources for each. Proceed to article…