A style of architecture and design that was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Brutalist buildings are typically characterised by durability, simplicity, and an emphasis on form following function. Brutalism is not a single style but an umbrella term for architecture with a stark and futuristic look.
A small, non-preview image that accompanies a larger image. It provides an immediate sense of the content while not necessarily revealing it in its entire scope.
An organised arrangement of elements used for a particular purpose, such as to create striking visual effects or to convey information effectively. Good composition is achieved through different methods, such as placing figures or objects in a scene, revising and simplifying lines and shapes that make up a figure, and arranging multiple figures or objects into meaningful relationships.
A discipline that analyses the usability of an application by assessing its interaction design and user experience.
The main text of an advertisement or editorial as opposed to headings and subheadings.
In typography, a bowl is a curved shape used to control the area of white space.
Most typefaces are classified into one of five basic classifications: serif, sans serif, script, monospaced, and display.
Text that flows from right to left and is the default reading direction of a page with its content aligned on the right margin.
The art of decorative writing practised by many different people in many different cultures. Calligraphy is sometimes used to add a personal touch to wedding invitations, special event invitations, and other projects.
The designation of a set of character encoding styles for glyphs that are not capital letters.
Layout is a defining characteristic of design. It dictates the positioning of content and design elements. Layouts can range from the simple, such as a four- or two-column layout, to more complex designs like grids with multiple hierarchy levels.