The organization of form in a work of art, i.e., the disposition of shapes, masses, areas of light and dark, etc. Source: Kimberley Reynolds and Richard Siddon, "Illustrated Dictionary of Art Terms"<br><br>The arrangement of elements by an artist in a painting or drawing.<br><br>The arrangement of elements of form and color within an artwork.<br><br>(1) In typography, the assembly of typographic elements, such as words and paragraphs, into pages ready for printing. (2) In graphic design, the arrangement of type, graphics and other elements on the page.<br><br> The process of arranging the forms of two- and three-dimensional visual art into a unified whole, by means of elements and principles of design, such as line, shape, color, balance, contrast, space, etc., for purposes of formal clarity and artistic expression.