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Graphic Elements

A number of the graphic elements outlined in this section were informed by the angle found in our Action C.

Use design elements to add visual interest and to help tell stories from Central Michigan University. When used consistently, these elements create continuity in our family of materials.

Take care not to overuse these elements; while they can and should be used to add energy to layouts, they should not compete with the primary content. Along the same lines, do not use every element at once.

Graphic Element Examples

Follow the tips outlined on this page to build endless dynamic compositions using our graphic elements.