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Emphasis - Principle of Design

Main Core Tie

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 2

Additional Core Ties

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Performance Skills

Time Frame

1 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability


Rebecca Parkinson


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


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



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

Created: 09/10/2005
Updated: 02/05/2018