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A Comprehensive Guide to Symbolism

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SYMBOLISM SYMBOLS ARE IMPORTANT IN GRAPHIC DESIGN WORK IN GIVING DEPTH AND MEANING TO YOUR DESIGN. WHETHER YOU ARE DESIGNING A LOGO, EMBLEM OR ICON, THE USE OF SYMBOLS WILL COMMUNICATE MORE EFFECTIVELY THAN WORDS. USE THEM WISELY, AND YOUR DESIGN WILL BE PRAISED; USE THEM LOOSELY, THEN YOU WILL RUN THE RISK OF BEING CATEGORIZED AS AN AMATEUR. THAT IS WHY WE'VE COMPILED A COMPREHENSIVE LIST HERE SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO RESEARCH FOR THEM IN YOUR NEXT DESIGN PROJECT. ANIMALS LION FOX DOLPHIN COURAGE, STRENGTH, BRAVERY LEADERSHIP, PRIDE CUNNING, INTELLIGENCE SALVATION, HONESTY, LOVE TRANSFORMATION SLYNESS DOG BULL SWAN FRIENDSHIP, COMPANIONSHIP VALOR, MASCULINE STRENGTH WISDOM, GOODNESS, HOPE LOYALTY, FAITHFUL POWER, MAGNANIMITY BEAUTY, JOY BAT WOLF SPIDER DEATH, CULT, WITCHCRAFT FEAR CRUELTY, CUNNING, COURAGE FEAR, CREATIVITY, CONNECTOR VICTORY TIGER OWL BUTTERFLY POWER, ENERGY, STRENGTH WIT, WISDOM, SIGHT, PATIENCE RESURRECTION, CYCLE, SOUL VIGILANCE BEAUTY, FREEDOM NATURAL ELEMENTS FIRE WATER WOOD WARMTH, PASSION, ENTHUSIASM FLUIDITY, FLOW, PURIFICATION PROTECTION, WISDOM, INTUITION FAITH, ENERGY, IMPULSE TRANSFORMATION, REGENERATION DEPTH EARTH AIR METAL MOTHER NATURE, STABILITY SPIRIT, SPIRITUAL POWER PRECIOUS, BALANCE, LUST GLOBE FAITH, INTELLECT, FREEDOM STRENGTH, CHARISMA LINES & ARROWS ARROW GESTURE LINES DIRECTION, MOVEMENT, FORCE MOVEMENT, FORM LEFT ARROW RIGHT ARROW FORWARD, ONGOING, PROCESS SPEED BACKWARD THIN LINES THICK LINES FRAGILE, SOFT, ELEGANT FRAILTY STRENGTH, BOLD, POWERFUL VERTICAL LINES HORIZONTAL LINES STRONG, STABLE, ENERGETIC RIGID RESTED, ASLEEP, QUIET, RELAXED CURVED LINES DASHED LINES SOFT, GRACEFUL, FLUID PERMEABLE, INCOMPLETE SHAPES CROSS SQUARE CIRCLE SACRED, RELIGIOUS, HONOR SECURITY, STRUCTURE, ORDER CONTINUITY, BALANCE, CYCLE HEALING, FAITH, UNITY, HOPE STABILITY, HONESTY UNITY, PROTECTION TRIANGLE SPIRAL RECTANGLE STABILITY, SPIRITUALITY CREATIVITY, CHANGE PEACEFULNESS, CONFORMITY CREATION, COMBINATION TRANSFORMATION, JOURNEY SOLIDARITY FOLIAGE TREE SHELTER, STRENGTH, SECURITY PROTECTION PINE TREE LEAF CELEBRATIONS, AMBITION, LIFE NURTURE, YOUTH, STABILITY WHITE FLOWER APPRECIATION, INNOCENCE YELLOW FLOWER RED FLOWER FRIENDSHIP, LONGEVITY DESIRE, PASSION, ROMANCE CHERRY TREE BOSAI TREE LOVE, ROMANCE, GOOD FORTUNE LAVENDER FLOWER PEACH FLOWER HARMONY, BALANCE, PEACE CHARM, ROYALTY, RICHNESS GRATITUDE, SWEETNESS, MODESTY WILLOW TREE MAPLE TREE DREAMS, WISDOM, WISHED PROMISE, LIVELIHOOD, BALANCE HUMAN BODY EYE VISION, PERCEPTION, GOAL BRAIN THOUGHT, CREATIVITY, IDEAS HAIR CONSCIOUSNESS STRENGTH, BEAUTY, LUSTER, ATTRACTIVENESS O ARM FOOT ABILITY, POWER, SUPPORT SPEED, LENGTH, STEP HEART WOMB COURAGE, COMPASSION EMOTIONS IDEA, THOUGHT, CREATION BIRTHPLACE COAT OF ARMS GOLD GENEROSITY, MAJESTIC, RESPECT RED STRENGTH, WARRIOR MARTYR SILVER PURPLE PEACE, SINCERITY, JOY INNOCENCE MAJESTY, ROYAL, JUSTICE MAROON PATIENT IN BATTLE, VICTORIOUS GREEN LOYALTY IN LOVE, HOPE BLACK GRIEF, RESISTANCE DOVE PEACE, LUCK, PURITY HOLY SPIRIT FALCON HIGHLY INTELLIGENT, RELENTLESS DORMANT EAGLE WITH TWO HEADS GRIFFIN BRAVERY, COURAGE, STRENGTH, ENDURANCE CO-JOINED FORCES PROTECTION UNICORN PURITY, VIRTUE RAM SWORD AUTHORITY, LEADERSHIP HONOR, JUSTICE TORCH TRUTH, INTELLIGENCE LIFE, ZEALOUSNESS FEATHER BELLS IDEA, THOUGHT CREATION BIRTHPLACE POWER TO FIGHT OFF EVIL SPIRITS MYTHOLOGICAL STAFF OF ASCLEPIUS HEALING, REBIRTH, AUTHORITY, FERTILITY BOWL OF HYGEIA MEDICINE, PHARMACY, WISDOM ANKH ETERNAL LIFE YIN YANG BALANCE, OPPOSITES ENERGY TRIQUETRA GODDESS, BODY AND SOUL MIND, CRONE ALL SEEING EYE ILLUMINATI, GOD'S EYE WATCHING OVER MANKIND THE KORU CREATION, HARMONY, NEW LIFE REFERENCES http://justcreative.com/2014/10/07/animal-symbology-in-web-design/ http://www.mollysastrology.com/astrology-tutorials/four-elements http://www.symbolism.org/writing/books/sp/7/page2.html http://www.whats-your-sign.com/dream-meaning-common.html http://www.earthelements7.com/EE7elements.html http://www.vanseodesign.com/web-design/visual-grammar-lines/ http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-symbols/arrow-symbol.htm http://altreligion.ab http://www.whats-your-sign.com/simple-symbol-meaning.html http://www.vanseodesign.com/web-design/visual-grammar-shapes/ http://altreligion.about.com/od/symbols/ig/Geometric-Shapes/ http://www.universeofsymbolism.com/tree-symbolism.html http://www.pinterest.com/pin/367465650818419897/ http://symboldictionary.net/?p=1914 http://www.dailywritingtips.com/20-names-of-body-parts-and-el- ements-and-their-figurative-meanings/ http://www.thesacredarchives.com/symbolictranslations/?page_id=53 http://www.thesymbologist.org/body.html http://www.ancient-symbols.com/greek_symbols.html http://symbolen-en-tekens.digiden.net/en/ t.com/od/symbols/ig/Geometr -Shapes/Triangles.htm f /ZILLIONDESIGNS y @ZILLIONDESIGNS in /COMPANY/ZILLIONDESIGNS g* +ZILLIONDESIGNS ZILLION DESIGNS

A Comprehensive Guide to Symbolism

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In visual communication, there are symbols that are mainly universal, understood and accepted worldwide. We created this comprehensive infographic on common symbols used in graphic designs.

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