Affordances describe a relationship between the environment and an animate object, classified as either positive or negative.
Items, such as a car that leads to movement, have a positive affordance. Things like stairs that lead upwards have a negative affordance because they will not allow for any other form of movement other than up or down if used accordingly.
A design or decoration impressed into the surface of a material.
A type of design that features the strokes running predominantly from the upper left to the lower right.
It can also be used in reference to a type of lettering, typically for advertisements, to be read in either direction. It is also used to help the reader navigate through and around the advertisement.
The written information that accompanies a design.
A Shortcut is a computer function that performs a set of commands to save time. A Quick Key is a keyboard shortcut used to trigger an action.
A type of font designed to imitate handwriting.
The adjustment of all characters in a line by moving them closer together or farther apart.
The meeting point where two lines cross.
CSS or Cascading Style Sheets are a language for describing the look and formatting of HTML elements in a webpage.
Usually the first functional form of a new product, created to test a concept or prove out some aspects of design.
The small, non-essential text that appears on an interface. It has been set up specifically to be short and concise to draw attention to an essential user experience.