Elements in a layout interact with the borders to create meaning and the position of elements in relation to each other has an effect, the relative positions of multiple objects have associations. In as sense, when a third element is introduced into a design consisting of two elements, the third element is forced to take sides.
Study of Grouping
Seven dots arranged in a space.
The "150 Days" series is a post-per-day review of design topics to help me brush up on skills and become a better designer and new media producer as part of my career reboot.