A printing term that describes how close an object is to the edge of a printed page. Bleeds are often used in graphic design for books, magazines, posters and other printed materials with photographs or illustrations.
A unit of measurement that equals 1/6 of an inch, or 1/72 of a foot.
One or more words (typically at the end of a paragraph) that are separated from the rest of the text. Orphans are generally thought of as bad design, but it’s a matter of taste.
A photograph that is purchased and licensed for exclusive use by an individual or business.
A set of symbols or "characters" including letters, numbers and various other symbols.
The designation of a set of character encoding styles for glyphs that are not capital letters.
A brief snippet taken from the text of an article.
An Adobe Illustrator vector format file. Files with the extension .ai are often used for artwork and illustrations as users can resize them without distortion. It is composed of several layers with objects and text on each layer. Users can import Illustrator files into many other programs like InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop etc. If you design or print your t-shirts, you can create your designs in Illustrator and apply them to your t-shirt using a heat press.
A low-fidelity representation of a user interface design.
A graphical representation of the user on a device, used to represent various users in different contexts. It can be a photo, image or drawing.
A measure of the ease of understanding text.