As with any field, there are a few basic elements that define the foundation of that field. In design, those basic elements are: alignment, contrast, proximity, and repetition. To create efficient designs, one should understand and master these simple principles. Today, I write about the first of these four elements: alignment.
On our computers, we find four basic alignment options: left align, center align, right align, and justify. Each has it uses, pros, and cons.