Good Continuation: elements arranged on a line or curve are perceived to be more related than those with sharp or abrupt edges like the curved "lines" we see here formed from a bunch of unrelated black dots.
Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt
CONTINUATION LINK “Elements arranged on a line or curve are perceived as more related than elements not on the line or curve.” It’s instinct to follow a river, a path or a fence line. Once you look or move in a particular direction, you continue to look or move in that direction until you see something significant or you determine there’s nothing significant to see.
... , the principles of Gestalt were adopted mostly in visual communication but also in other disciplines like architecture, human-computer interaction and linguistics (Graham, 2008). Description from wiki.ucl.ac.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Harrison Abelson - This is an example of the Law of Proximity. The two Adidas logos in this picture contain identical shapes, however the only difference in those shapes are their proximity to each other. The shapes on the right are more likely to be perceived as a group since they are closer together. Check out the link for full explanation. http://jeremybolton.com/2010/08/gestalt-principle-the-law-of-proximity/ Adidas Logo | Jeremy Bolton