The small decorative stroke at the end of a stroke in a letter, or a typeface.
The written information that accompanies a design.
A graphic element that has a definite length and direction. Examples of vectors would be straight lines, edges, or curves.
The main text of an advertisement or editorial as opposed to headings and subheadings.
An iconic design that is made up of two or three letters.
The process of adding game-like qualities to an experience like a website or application. To ensure that these activities are engaging enough for the users, it often includes gradual rewards such as levels and badges systems, which can further encourage engagement with the app.
The path of any movement, mark, shape, or other feature of a design. It can be the border of an element or even the tight edge of a text box, etc.
Text that is used to fill in a gap in a document.
A digital file created in Adobe's illustration and photo manipulation software Photoshop. PSD files are used to edit images, create graphics, art, icons, images, among a plethora of other things.
A design style first introduced by Microsoft Design Language based on minimalism and simplicity. This newer trend focuses on reducing nonsensical designs and makes the content more accessible for all users.
In this way of designing, fewer elements are used to create shapes and less emphasis on gradients and textures. This modern trend moves away from skeuomorphism. Instead, it focuses on a realistic view or illustration with buttons and icons appearing flat with no shadows.
A printing press that uses movable type and punches to make impressions on paper.