JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Expert Group, an international standards body that sets standards for creating and handling compressed digital images. The JPEG file format was designed to balance good visual quality and small file size, typically through lossy compression. The JPEG file format is widely used as a means of compressing digital images, particularly those produced by digital cameras.
Also known as visual hierarchy, hierarchy is the ordering of priorities in a design. This may include different visual elements, such as contrast, colour, font size and placement on a page. The graphic designer's job is to create an understandable document using organisational systems that the reader easily understands.
The process of developing a product or design system that can be altered to fit different device and interaction contexts.
The typographic term for the dot above the letters 'i' and 'j'.
The act of gathering qualitative data about a person's thoughts and feelings related to a product.
A layout where all the content, mostly text, is aligned to the centre. The overall purpose of a Centre Alignment is to make it easier for users to read and scroll through content.
The written information that accompanies a design.
A measure of the ease of understanding text.
The name, logo, and other identifying information at the top of a newspaper or magazine publication.
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".
An iconic design that is made up of two or three letters.