Glassmorphism

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.

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Vector

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

Proximity

The placement or otherwise of a thing in relation to other things. In design, proximity may be considered as the distance between two items in space or their relative location to each other.

Tittle

The typographic term for the dot above the letters 'i' and 'j'.

Load More Scrolling

A design technique employed on websites and mobile apps that encourages users to scroll to view additional content.

Stock Photo

A photograph that is purchased and licensed for exclusive use by an individual or business.

Bottom Navigation

One of the most common types of navigation in UI design. It's usually a system of one or more horizontal buttons placed at the bottom of the screen, directing users to other parts of an app or website. Bottom navigation is often used as an alternative to scrolling or tabbing through links on a page.

Bowl

In typography, a bowl is a curved shape used to control the area of white space.

Bold

A greater typographic weight than the standard typeface, often used to highlight text that the writer wants to emphasise or denote sections, headlines or quotes in printed material.

Bold type is a little heavier than the average type because of its higher contrast, making it more readable. The opposite of bold type is light type, also known as regular or book.

Type Properties

The attributes of a typeface. Type properties include weight, width, colour and x-height.

Lorem Ipsum

A type of text used as filler or placeholder text. Since the dawn of time, it has been around and is sometimes erroneously referred to as "a nonsense sentence used by printers who have run out of typesetting space".

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