Warm Colours

Colours on the same side of the colour wheel as red, such as pink, orange and yellow.

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Storyboard

A graphical representation of a scenario, usually created and presented in sequence.

System Font

A type of font that comes pre-installed in an operating system.

Tone

The feeling or mood created by a design.

Gestalt Theory

A theory in psychology that discusses the general idea that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. It's based on a human need to search for stability and meaning, which leads to organic movements towards wholeness. Gestalt Theory assumes there are inherent flaws in how we perceive forms and patterns, and it holds that this innate tendency transforms into an active process of looking for order in reality.

Contrast

Contrast in design can be accomplished by placing two opposite colours adjacent to one another, creating a focal point within the design that dominates the composition.

Gradient

A type of design where the colours or tones gradually change from one colour to another. Gradients are often used in graphic design to add visual interest and give the appearance of "extensions" or "glosses" of a particular colour.

Resolution

The measure of a device or computer system's ability to capture fine detail. A higher number of pixels can provide more details and finer images on the screen.

Font Colour

Also known as text colour, is a visible attribute of text determined by the combination of text and background colour.

UX Audit

A discipline that analyses the usability of an application by assessing its interaction design and user experience.

Emblem

A mark or symbol used to represent an institution, organisation, person, or group, and it is usually displayed on flags and seals.

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