Sunday – NOT in the Park – But at My Desk

2011-10-24T01:14:38-07:00March 9, 2011|Advertising, Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing, Value of Good Design|

Part 1 on the Elements of Good Design

Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte

George:
“Order”
“Design”
“Tension”
“Composition”
“Balance”
“Light”
Dot, I cannot read this word.

Dot (she looks at the notebook):
“Harmony”

These were George Seurat’s words in Stephen Sondheim’s fabulous musical, “Sunday in the Park with George.” Between his stunning painting (one of my favorites) and his notes above, it pretty much summarizes what you need to know about design.

What? Not […]