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In this lesson, you will learn about the Form element and how it is used in the visual design process.

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Terms to Know

Depth is the third dimension that differentiates form from shape.


Form is a three-dimensional object that can be constructed by two or more shapes.

Geometric Form

Geometric Form is defined by its allegiance to mathematical construction.

Organic Form

Organic Form is defined by its simulation of natural substance.


Three-Dimensional is defined by an object or space having three coordinates: A width, a height, and a depth.


Volume is the amount of three-dimensional space a form occupies.