Gestalt Laws of Perceptual Organisation

Gestalt School ‘the whole is something else than the sum of its parts’ Wertheimer, Koffka, Kohler 20th Century


the whole is different from the sum of its parts NOT greater

Gestalt is used in modern German to mean the way a thing has been “placed,” or “put together”

CCP and SS are authoritarian Figures - Principles of Gestalt

Continuity Closure Proximity Similarity Symmetry Figure and Ground