Abstract and Substantive Patterns Are Both Helpful and Favorable: Views on Laozi’s Thought of Dialectics and Display Design

Dongfeng LIU


Display design is a design process where all kinds of artistic techniques are used within limited space and time to convey information effectively. Aimed at creating a sound space environment for conveying information, it needs to not only create objective patterns with substantive properties, but also rationally control the organization and proportional relations between different patterns, patterns and space, space and space. Meanwhile, a display designer should also comprehensively consider the physical and mental feelings caused by his created space after intervention of subject participation. Facing the complicated problems, we may get some enlightenment from the thought of dialectics in Laozi and find a way to design in the specific design practice.


‘Valid and Null’; Display Design; Space

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.ccc.1923670020130904.2579


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