Colours on the opposite side of the colour wheel to warm colours. Typically bluish in tone, such as blue or green.
Also known as an Ishikawa diagram, is a widely used technique in project management. The diagram provides a means of evaluating the cause-and-effect relationship between the various activities necessary for completing a project by visualising all activities in the project as bones that interconnect on an anterior and posterior spine, with causality flowing from one to another.
A portion of an image where the remainder is discarded.
A usability assessment method that is used to evaluate a design against established usability principles or heuristics. It is based on the idea that designers can use their experience to find areas of poor design without extensive user testing.
The feeling or mood created by a design.
A graphic element that has a definite length and direction. Examples of vectors would be straight lines, edges, or curves.
An example of a typical user and the actions they take. Typically these are written in the form of a story.
A set of colors which can be used to create a particular visual effect. It is usually composed of multiple primary, secondary, and tertiary colours.
A unit of measurement that equals 1/6 of an inch, or 1/72 of a foot.
Text that is used to fill in a gap in a document.
The space that an item has around it.