06.1 – Perceptual Organization


Yu Luo


What will be covered

o   Grouping laws

o   Visual completion

o   Layering

o   Application to visual design


Presentation [notes]


Essays [Alpha] [Bravo] [Charlie]



            Ware, ch 6, section: Intro

            Ware, ch 6, section: Gestalt Laws

            Ware, ch 6, section: Perception of Transparency: Overlapping Data

            Tufte, Envisioning Information, ch. 3  [pdf]

            Chang et al. (2002).  Gestalt Theory in Visual Screen Design.  [pdf]



            Palmer, ch. 6

            Kamba et al (1996).  Using small-screen space more efficiently. [pdf]

            Mullet & Sano, Designing Visual Interfaces, pp 76-129  [pdf]


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