10 rules of composition for great design

Sometimes, a design just looks beautiful, or striking, or fun, but you may not necessarily understand why.

Canva Design School’s ten rules of composition reveal how designers create work that communicates incredibly effectively on a visual level.

The rules include balancing elements within a design, directing the reader’s eye with leading lines, and using the rule of thirds to create focal points – all guidelines that can actually apply to other arts, such as photography.

Take a look at the whole list here and tell us which ones you think are particularly effective.

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