A unit of measurement that equals 1/6 of an inch, or 1/72 of a foot.
A system of columns and rows designers use to create layouts. It's used in graphic design and web development to align elements for easy use on the page. Grids are a key part of design because they help you create balance, rhythm, proportion and hierarchy in your layout.
Small uppercase letters, generally about half as tall as regular uppercase letters.
A non-functional first draft of a design.
A sequence of user actions on a website. In UX design, it's important to note the order in which users interact with your site so you can redesign it for optimum usability.
A digital image captured by a digital camera or scanner that has not been processed in any way by the camera software.
A type of font designed to imitate handwriting.
A discipline that analyses the usability of an application by assessing its interaction design and user experience.
Colours that directly across the colour wheel, like blue and orange. When you put these colours next to each other, they make a great contrast together. Complementary colours are often found in nature.
The attributes of a typeface. Type properties include weight, width, colour and x-height.
Colours on the same side of the colour wheel as red, such as pink, orange and yellow.