7 Elements of Design – and how to use them in your home interiors

Line: Line refers to the edges of shapes and forms in a design. Use lines to create movement, direct the eye

 Shape refers to the two-dimensional area that is defined by the edges of a form. Use shapes to create visual interest

Form refers to the three-dimensional quality of an object. Use forms to add depth and interest to a space.

Texture refers to the surface quality of an object. Use texture to add visual interest and depth to a space

Pattern refers to the repetition of shapes, lines, or forms. Use patterns to add visual interest and movement to a space.

Color refers to the hue, saturation, and value of an object. Use color to create mood, highlight focal points, and balance a space 

 Scale refers to the size of an object in relation to other objects or to the space. Use scale to create visual interest