Upskilling
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Upskilling

Art and Design

Composition: The art of arranging elements.

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The concept of design composition was discussed publicly as far back as 1435. Leon Battista Alberti was considered one of the first designers but also one of the first art theorists. In his book, On Painting, he dissected visual design composition into these five concepts: balance, emphasis, alignment, proximity, and rhythm.

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