DIMENSIONS: CONTEXT / Relationship
C O N S I D E R A T I O N S
The position of a shape is judged by its relationship to the frame or the structure of the design.
[Wong, Wucius. Principals of Two-Dimensional Design. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1972.]
R E F E R E N C E S
Position n [ME posycion, fr. MF position, fr. L position-, positio, fr. ponere to lay down, put, place, fr. [assumed] OL posinere, fr. po- away [akin to OCS po-, perfective prefix, GK aop away] + L sinsere to leave - more at OF] [14c] 1: an act of placing or arranging: as a: the laying down of a proposition or thesis b: an arranging in order 2: a point of view adopted and held to [made my __ on the i ssue clear] 3a: the point or area occupied by a physical object [took her __ at the head of the line] b: a certian arangement of bodily parts [rose to a standing __] 4: a market commitment in scurities or comoditites. also: the inventor of a market trader 5a: relative place, situation or standing [is now in a __ to make decisions on his own] b: social or official rank or status c: an employment for which one has been hired: Job [a __ with a brokerage firm] d: a situation that confers advantage or preference
2 position vt .... : to put in proper position; also: locate.
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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