Typefaces that are used across large bodies of text like headlines. Text typefaces are generally more varied than body-text typefaces.
The use of light or dark objects positioned over colourful backgrounds. Blurred backdrops allow bright colours to come through and convey a sense of frosted glass.
The process of adjusting the spacing between individual letters to improve or avoid particular visual distortions.
A Tagged Image File Format is a file format for storing images losslessly.
A design technique employed on websites and mobile apps that encourages users to scroll to view additional content.
A decoration technique used primarily on paper, metal, and some plastics in which ink or another printing medium is pressed into the material's surface to create a three-dimensional effect.
A data visualisation tool that can be used to explore and group people's thoughts or reactions to a set of concepts. Affinity diagrams are often used in user research and design thinking as an experimental technique for generating new ideas or solutions.
The emergent patterns in these visual representations can help identify which aspects your audience will respond well to, thus enabling decisions on the information architecture and next steps in the process.
It is important to note that affinity diagrams were initially developed for qualitative research but have since been adapted for quantitative research (though they are not typically used with statistical data).
A logo, symbol, design, or pattern used to promote and distinguish one's brand or company from others.
The perception that people have of a business and its reliability, authenticity, and attractiveness. It's also the set of impressions an individual has when they think about a brand.
The feeling or mood created by a design.
A name, symbol or other distinctive feature that distinguishes one business's product from another's, often associated with a logo, design, slogan and other items.