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Author: Maria Tucker

In this lesson, you will learn about the Space element and its relationship to Form in the visual design process.

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Source: Image of Ram, Public Domain Image of Canvas, Public Domain Image of Jacopo Tintoretto, Public Domain Image of Figure/Ground Example, by Maria Tucker

Terms to Know

Consists of two layers. Form in the foreground and space in the background. This allows the viewer to see perceived depth.


Edges of a visual design work. This invariably lays the foundation of the designer's composition.


Surrounds form and any other positive elements.