Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Principles of Design and other Graphic Design topics.
The element of line as a grid can be a strong force in creating unity within your design. You don't have to stay within the grid. Using the grid, you can decide how to pull together all the elements and principles of your design. The placement of the elements within your design, along with the use of the principles of design is paramount to achieving unity. Unity and balance are important "buddies" in defining how much contrast to use in your design.