PARC stands for Proximity, Alignment, Repitition and Contrast. In design
they relate too the following
- Proximity - All related items should be grouped together.
This helps organize information and reduce clutter from disjointed
- Alignment - All Items should be placed on the page according to
This pulls the page together and alot helps organize a page
- Repitition - The Design should have some repeated aspects.
This helps too unify the aspects of the page and add a degree of visual
- Contrast - If two items should be different make them different. Use
this contrast too create focus
Contrast adds another large degree of visual interest and exitement
This Website is an example of a poor design. As a task we had too
redesign this webpage. The first is the original, the 2nd the redesign