Type Classification

A system used to describe and identify typefaces by their basic visual characteristics.

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CSS

CSS or Cascading Style Sheets are a language for describing the look and formatting of HTML elements in a webpage.

Slab Serif

A type of serif, characterized by large x-heights and thick, blocky strokes with little variation in width.

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.

HTML

A language used to create web pages, and it stands for Hypertext Markup Language.

Class

A selector that can be applied to any HTML element. Classes should be used when designing for multiple instances. For example, if you want all <h1> tags in the website to look blue, then you could use the class="blue-text" attribute.

Crop Marks

Also called trim marks, are markings on artwork that tells the printer where to cut the page.

Hero Image

The primary graphic that appears at the top of a webpage, designed to grab people's attention.

User Scenario

An example of a typical user and the actions they take. Typically these are written in the form of a story.

Interaction Design

The design of the interaction between users and products. Interaction design is focused on creating products that enable the user to achieve their objective(s) in the best way possible.

Brand Identity

The perception that people have of a business and its reliability, authenticity, and attractiveness. It's also the set of impressions an individual has when they think about a brand.

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