The part of a letter, usually a vertical line, that rise above the x-height.
A graphical representation of the user on a device, used to represent various users in different contexts. It can be a photo, image or drawing.
The process of arranging type to make written material readable. The arrangement of type involves decisions about individual letters and words (e.g. line spacing, letter spacing, and word spacing) and more significant page layout decisions (e.g., margins, headline position on the page).
The process of arranging objects in a consistent and even spatial relationship. It can refer to how text is aligned with respect to its margins or how any two or more things are aligned in general.
Red, green, and blue. These colours can be used to form a wide variety of colours in different devices such as computer monitors and televisions.
The typographic term for the dot above the letters 'i' and 'j'.
A type of design that features the strokes running predominantly from the upper left to the lower right.
It can also be used in reference to a type of lettering, typically for advertisements, to be read in either direction. It is also used to help the reader navigate through and around the advertisement.
One or more words (typically at the end of a paragraph) that are separated from the rest of the text. Orphans are generally thought of as bad design, but it’s a matter of taste.
The meeting point where two lines cross.
A small picture or design that represents an idea, function, or some other type of visual concept. For example, in computer graphics and web development, an icon is a pictorial representation of a program or file type.
When you need to break a line of text and start on a new line in a text box.