noun – the state of two halves, sides, or parts that are not exactly the same in shape or size


Physicists are investigating the apparent asymmetry in the amounts of matter and antimatter in the universe.

Some say symmetry is a primitive approach in design. The intention behind this state might be to point out that symmetrical layouts are outdated. To be more specific, the old typography's idea of ​​placing all the elements on a central axis ignores the issue of getting the message right, while arbitrarily dividing the main elements. It did not focus on communication, in other words, it concerns aesthetics rather than message concerns. This was where the need for a new typographic approach had emerged, New Typography. This movement was organized around the principles like the asymmetric balance of elements, content designed by hierarchy, intentional white space utilization, and sans serif typography. The use of standardized grid systems in the asymmetric page layout and subsequent page layout was an innovative method developed by New Typography to direct the attention of the design audience to the right point, and today it became a stepping stone for designers to make free, original and innovative experiments in the field of visual communication.


Futura PT Heavy is available on Google Fonts.

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