Tag: terminology

65 Difference between kerning vs letter spacing? 2011-06-23T03:45:52.803

45 What is the difference between a font and a typeface? 2012-11-15T16:15:11.957

42 What is the difference between wireframes and mockups? 2014-05-08T10:24:03.830

29 What is meant by "busy"? 2011-01-06T06:49:48.507

26 What's the practical difference between a 'glyph' and a 'character'? 2012-12-16T12:59:56.723

26 What is the difference between a designer and an artist? 2014-05-06T21:14:55.087

21 What's the term used when the first word of one page is repeated at the end of the previous page? 2012-11-17T02:24:27.707

21 Why some fonts have the 'f' and 'i' joined 2015-07-14T17:37:34.867

20 What is this circle technique called? 2013-11-29T11:23:25.463

18 What is minimalism in graphic design? 2011-01-23T13:03:24.820

15 What is the name of a squircle with three, five, six or more corners? 2017-10-18T07:33:05.677

15 What is the name for the kind of abbreviation that employs an underlined superscript to the terminal characters? 2017-10-14T21:00:32.660

14 What are the origins of terms "em" and "en" as typographic units? 2016-02-29T19:14:11.287

13 What makes a font a "gothic" font? 2012-05-11T17:52:29.647

13 Difference between font face, typeface, font in the context of typography? 2014-07-09T03:09:29.677

13 Can we call graphic / web designers “typographers”? 2015-06-08T07:41:33.083

13 What are side boxes properly called? 2017-06-06T08:54:49.537

12 What is the name for making words equal in length? 2013-07-13T19:31:40.650

12 What is a "cromalin"? 2015-01-16T10:17:27.767

12 What is a polynomial kerning table? 2016-06-14T05:49:41.287

12 Is “Graphist” a valid English word? 2017-04-27T07:23:46.383

12 What's the name of the web design pattern of showing the shape of content while actual content is loading? 2017-08-10T08:25:33.767

11 Is there a name, term, or practice for off-centering things based on volume rather than by width and height? 2015-03-11T17:38:58.487

11 Is there a specific term for horizontal gutters? 2015-04-27T17:33:13.390

11 What is the term for the opposite of "bleed" in printing? 2016-11-20T14:15:01.607

10 What is the graphic design term for this element on a layout? 2014-07-02T18:14:12.103

10 Name for type that has the same width and height 2015-01-02T03:30:35.193

10 Name of justification style where the rest of verse is aligned differently 2017-02-18T12:42:55.757

10 What, if any, differences are there between composition and layout? 2017-06-28T20:22:36.387

9 How to find existing names or associations a symbol has? 2011-12-05T15:44:52.647

9 What do they call those scrolly, curvy elements next to chapter titles? 2013-11-20T16:38:53.917

9 What do you call it when a letter extends below the word like an underline? 2016-08-05T23:19:40.663

9 What type of graphical projection is this? 2017-02-16T01:00:12.403

8 Technical term for stray pixels 2012-07-25T01:19:36.093

8 What is the difference between layout and design? 2015-08-18T16:34:42.890

8 Jargon: What do company ad departments call the vector files? 2015-10-28T16:35:34.833

8 What is the proper term for printed book sides? 2015-11-23T14:13:14.173

8 What does "HC" signify in a font name? 2016-02-19T17:58:06.887

8 What are the different stroke widths (e.g. in a W) in serif fonts called, and why do they have a particular orientation? 2016-02-19T19:47:40.637

8 How can I talk about drawing and at the same time avoid the assumption that I am only talking about analogue drawing? 2017-06-28T11:53:59.920

7 Does this poster convey a “Frenchy” look? 2011-09-13T13:48:34.807

7 What do you call one-color concept variations? 2012-03-12T17:04:29.797

7 What is a "visual library" and how to work on it? 2013-03-05T13:22:27.993

7 Is there a term for 'reference-marker symbols'? 2013-05-01T14:41:12.323

7 Term for a font that leaves no loose parts 2015-07-10T15:46:59.747

7 Difference between graphic designer and visual designer 2015-10-10T17:19:01.303

6 What is the name of a photographic effect where there are subtle shadows in corners? 2011-09-25T08:19:07.993

6 Technical name for the removal of an image background 2011-12-16T00:25:08.390

6 Spec-work vs pro-bono? 2012-05-21T21:24:30.710

6 Name for blocky, imprecise illustration style (like Saul Bass, Paul Rand) 2013-04-04T13:22:20.180

6 Logo Sub Category Name or Logo Sub Brand Design 2015-06-24T11:33:58.037

6 Does this kind of sketch have a name? 2016-11-05T05:40:19.213

6 What's the term for the emphasis on the first words in a body of text? 2016-11-11T07:07:36.723

6 How is a 'design language' different from a style guide or pattern library? 2016-12-13T06:52:09.643

5 Info-graphics , Informative Graphics and Visualizations: Are they the same term ? 2011-01-05T04:14:55.453

5 Is there an industry term for a ribbon wrapping the corner of a design element? 2011-01-28T16:02:38.253

5 Is there a name for abstract pattern with lots of parallel lines and subtle curves? 2011-03-21T23:18:02.813

5 What is the difference between "wrapped" text and "constrained" text? 2012-02-24T01:37:04.440

5 Is there a standard for categorizing typefaces? 2012-10-03T03:41:05.753

5 What is a flow line in typography? 2012-10-31T07:25:44.433

5 What is this style of text-as-image called? 2013-02-03T19:04:16.870

5 Differences between "Royalty-Free", "Public Domain", "Creative Commons" etc 2013-05-17T13:23:56.653

5 What's the centered fluffy art piece called in an article 2013-06-26T19:38:31.723

5 What is the term for the short lines of a square bracket? 2013-08-20T21:12:15.743

5 What characteristics define a technical typeface? 2016-04-14T15:05:53.077

5 What is it called when all the characters are typed out for typeface examination? 2017-12-15T00:25:16.773

5 What is the origin and the name of this style of the glyph "0"? 2017-12-28T18:45:55.417

4 Title for a company owner/freelancer doing design, web dev, writing and photography 2012-10-23T13:59:57.040

4 What is the name of the design technique based on dots? 2013-01-15T22:58:31.350

4 What term is used to refer to cut vinyl stickers? 2014-05-08T17:59:41.910

4 What does my printer mean when he says '$1.50 for a 30" running edge'? 2014-09-11T18:12:58.213

4 Proper term for a font with the same thickness for all strokes? 2015-04-15T12:21:18.633

4 "Collateral" VS "Stationery" 2016-02-16T07:54:29.590

4 What is the term for 3D printing, the kind with red and blue glasses? 2016-03-04T13:57:51.927

4 What is the name of the glyph that looks like a dash, but tapers on a single end? 2016-05-09T02:50:40.673

4 Is there a standard naming convention for design phases? 2016-08-08T02:59:29.933

4 How to practically interpret a specified font weight? 2016-11-10T11:16:01.963

4 Name of the technique used to simulate eye focusing? 2016-12-17T10:14:55.593

4 First letter of a book or chapter 2017-02-24T21:27:26.813

4 Can the term “source file” be used interchangeably with “native file”? 2017-04-05T18:21:50.153

4 What does "spaced generously at 75" mean? 2017-04-08T14:28:54.407

4 Is there a standard list of names for different arrowhead shapes? 2017-05-25T15:53:42.160

4 What exactly is a presentation or pitch deck? 2017-06-28T15:35:23.880

4 What do you call this type of animated graphic? 2017-06-29T06:38:17.527

4 What does 'alpha' mean in design software? 2017-07-04T20:47:30.077

4 What is the correct term of this part on a typeface 2017-12-28T15:12:34.783

3 What's the clean Blackletter font used in this jeans logo? 2011-02-23T11:12:05.677

3 What's the difference between a graphic designer and an artworker/Mac operator/production artist? 2011-05-17T12:31:43.057

3 what's the best term for this skill set 2011-12-05T01:41:54.510

3 What does it mean to be an illustrator? 2012-03-31T06:21:31.953

3 What does Scaling mean in this context? 2012-04-09T17:33:05.803

3 Term for content-holding iconographic images 2012-07-25T10:34:35.663

3 Diffuse map and Texture map 2012-11-05T06:49:06.743

3 What do you call these infographic icons? 2013-02-04T18:53:44.077

3 How do the terms image, picture, graphic etc. relate to each other? 2014-06-04T20:06:59.097

3 What is it called when you display an outline version of a photograph next to the image and label or number it? 2014-06-25T22:07:05.183

3 Term for fonts with fixed versus variable stroke widths 2014-08-17T17:29:21.233

3 What is the graphic design term using for this? 2014-10-08T18:15:01.477

3 Correct term for stacked / super-justified / variable height text 2015-02-16T18:20:24.710