Color: A Reference Guide

Color is used in design to attract attention, group elements, indicate meaning and enhance aesthetics. -UDP

Chunking: Design for efficient learning

  Chunking: A technique of combining many units of information into a limited number of units or chunks, so that the information is easier to process and remember. -UDP  

Advance Organizer: More than a design principle

As I read beyond the pages of UPD, I noticed that there were a lot of interpretations on what Advance Organizer is. Even though this principle is originally detailed as a design principle, most of the immediate examples that came up were for teaching and for studying materials (ironically, as I’m preparing for my first [...]

Principles of Design

My heart skipped a beat whenever I found the blue and white cover peaking from the bottom of a bookshelf. As I slipped out the book, memories from my old design class came back to me and how I never did buy the book for that class (being the broke student that I was). And [...]