Design Elements*

Design Elements are unique graphical objects that people (e.g., designers, engineers, architects) use to create an application, instrument, composition, or text.

Design Elements in the sciences and social sciences are known as Design Variables. In traditional art theory, the elements of design are Color, Copy, Line, Shape, Size, Space, Texture.

Key Words: Visual Literacy;

*Alternative Titles: Design Variables; The Elements of Visual Design