Font Colour

Also known as text colour, is a visible attribute of text determined by the combination of text and background colour.

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Bleed

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.

Cool Colours

Colours on the opposite side of the colour wheel to warm colours. Typically bluish in tone, such as blue or green.

Typeface Design

The art and discipline of putting together set of typefaces into a harmonious and readable type system. A typeface designer spends much time considering many things such as clear visual message, readability at different sizes, legibility at small point sizes, ease of use for printing processes on its own or over the top of other fonts.

User Interviews

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

User Interface (UI)

A type of graphical interface that allows the user to interact with the application on a screen, such as a computer monitor or smartphone, using various types of input devices.

Letterpress

A printing press that uses movable type and punches to make impressions on paper.

Character

A letter, symbol, or another alphabet unit.

Typesetting

The process of arranging type to make written material readable. The arrangement of type involves decisions about individual letters and words (e.g. line spacing, letter spacing, and word spacing) and more significant page layout decisions (e.g., margins, headline position on the page).

Monogram

An iconic design that is made up of two or three letters.

Asymmetry

The degree of difference between the two sides of an object or system.

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