A pixel, or a picture element, is the smallest addressable element in a display device.
An observation in Psychology that suggests that the number of mental objects the average person can keep track of is seven (plus or minus two).
The thickness or thinness of a typeface. Common font weights are light, regular/normal, semi-bold, bold and extra bold.
The end (straight or curved) of any stroke that doesn’t include a serif. Some typefaces feature ball terminals on letters such as the ‘f’, ‘a’, and ‘c’.
The attributes of a typeface. Type properties include weight, width, colour and x-height.
A form of typographic ornament used by a type designer for decorative purposes. Common ligatures are based on joining two or more letters together, often with figures embedded in the design
Also called trim marks, are markings on artwork that tells the printer where to cut the page.
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.
Also known as text colour, is a visible attribute of text determined by the combination of text and background colour.
A design language developed by Google. The goal of Material Design was to create fluid, natural movement for users on any platform they happen to be using.
A type of font that comes pre-installed in an operating system.