Debossing

A design or decoration impressed into the surface of a material.

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Scope Creep

Scope creep is when the scope of a project starts to grow without any agreement on how it's going to be paid for. Creep happens because items and features are tacked on top of the original scope of work agreed upon in the original contract.

Interaction Design

The design of the interaction between users and products. Interaction design is focused on creating products that enable the user to achieve their objective(s) in the best way possible.

Abstract Mark

An abstract mark is a type of logo where instead of being a recognizable object from everyday life, it is an abstract geometric form representing a business or brand. Famous examples include the BP starburst logo, and the Pepsi divided circle.

Dark Pattern

A type of user interface design carefully crafted to trick people into doing things they might not want to do.

Link

A prominent design feature of web applications. Links can be used to navigate websites, provide shortcuts to content, or change views within a web application. These links allow for ease of access and save time when users need to find information or use services from other domain names.

User Interviews

The act of gathering qualitative data about a person's thoughts and feelings related to a product.

TIFF File

A Tagged Image File Format is a file format for storing images losslessly.

Vector

A graphic element that has a definite length and direction. Examples of vectors would be straight lines, edges, or curves.

Opacity

The measure of how easily light passes through a material. It is a quantitative characteristic that can be represented as a number within the range of [0, 1], and in some cases [0%,100%], with lower numbers indicating higher transparency.

Sketching

A basic design tool that helps designers create and communicate ideas.

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