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Writers' Center

Eastern Washington University


Welcome to our workshop guide. We have created these online workshops for you (faculty, students, and staff). Please feel free to use and share these workshops.

The C.R.A.P. Model

Document Design: The C.R.A.P. Model

The C.R.A.P. model consists of the four most important principles of document design. Including each of these principles throughout your design will help you create an efficient and effective document. C.R.A.P. is an acronym that stands for: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity.