square like

Square like Constructing elements from the shape of a square. The result gives…


triangle like

Triangle like Constructing elements with triangular corner points as an…


circle like

Circle like Constructing elements with the shape of a circle as an underlying…


wrinkling | kreukelen

Wrinkling The form loses its original shape. Ridges formed by the shrinking or…


descending | afdalend

Descending The overall movement in the image seems to go downwards, as if…


ascending | opstijgend

Ascending Elements going up, rising or moving towards the sky. Seemingly…


scattering | strooiend

Scattering Elements unevenly distributed over a large area. Disseminated…


enclosing | omsluitend

Enclosing Surrounding or closing in around something else. To confine an object…


sheltering | beschuttend

Sheltering Element(s) that cover or afford protection to other elements…


hanging | hangend

Hanging Element(s) being sustained vertically towards the ground with the lower…


supporting | steunend

Supporting An element ensures that another element will not fall due to…


piling | stapelen

Piling Placing elements vertically one on top of the other. Creating a mass in…


A Visual Design Toolbox

The Visual Language Cards: a method for visual design The Visual Language Cards…