Style Guide

A group of rules, guidelines, and/or standards designers use when producing artwork or branded projects ensuring that they have the desired appearance and are compliant with usage guidelines.

More terms you might want to know

Alignment

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.

Scale

The distance between two points of extrusion or an object. It can also be defined as the measurement of size.

Descenders

The portion of a letter such as y, p, q or j that hangs below the baseline of the text.

Tittle

The typographic term for the dot above the letters 'i' and 'j'.

Italics

A type of typographical contrast used to convey emphasis. Italics were initially developed for the printing press and are now widely used in print, web design, public signs and labelling systems.

Body-storming

A UX design technique to explore and map out a service, product, or system through physical navigation, often completed at the start of a design process to provide designers with an understanding of how users will navigate the system. In addition, body-storming can be used in development to test functionality or measure ease of use.

TIFF File

A Tagged Image File Format is a file format for storing images losslessly.

Tone

The feeling or mood created by a design.

Pixel

A pixel, or a picture element, is the smallest addressable element in a display device.

AI File

An Adobe Illustrator vector format file. Files with the extension .ai are often used for artwork and illustrations as users can resize them without distortion. It is composed of several layers with objects and text on each layer. Users can import Illustrator files into many other programs like InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop etc. If you design or print your t-shirts, you can create your designs in Illustrator and apply them to your t-shirt using a heat press.

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