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Emphasis - Principle of Design

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Students learn the principle of design, Emphasis, through class participation, a PowerPoint presentation, and a portfolio assignment.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 2

Demonstrate knowledge of the principles (rules) of design. (*STEM: Math, Science)

Career Connections:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator

Outlined in the attached lesson plan

Background For Teachers:
Knowledge of the elements of design and how they are used to create emphasis. This is also discussed in the PowerPoint presentation.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Elements of Design and understanding their relationship to the Principles of Design.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will add a page discussing emphasis to their professional portfolio.

Instructional Procedures:



Web Sites

Assessment Plan:
Students will turn in a portfolio page demonstrating their knowledge of emphasis. Rubric is attached under instructional.

Art in Everyday Dress by Judith Rasband

Rebecca Parkinson

Created Date :
Sep 10 2005 22:52 PM