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16 terms
Design Concepts
Proximity
Alignment
Repetition
Contrast
Group related items together and separate non-related items.…
Every item should have a visual connection with something els…
Some aspect of the design is reused throughout the entire pub…
This is the best and most effective way to add visual interes…
Proximity
Group related items together and separate non-related items.…
Alignment
Every item should have a visual connection with something els…
13 terms
Lifestyle Magazine Typography - GREEN
Masthead
Cover lines
Sub lines
Font
The name of the magazine printed on the front page, usually a…
Short statements found on the cover of a magazine that allude…
Additional captions that accompany the cover lines.
A set of text characters (letters, numbers and symbols) in a…
Masthead
The name of the magazine printed on the front page, usually a…
Cover lines
Short statements found on the cover of a magazine that allude…
8 terms
Fonts and Typeface Spacing
Typesetters
Font
Font Style
Font family
Before desktop publishing, people called 'typesetters' set th…
The specific style, weight and size applied to a typeface.
Refers to the slant, weight and special effects applied to th…
The different sizes, weights and variations of a typeface.
Typesetters
Before desktop publishing, people called 'typesetters' set th…
Font
The specific style, weight and size applied to a typeface.
14 terms
MWD 1.01 Part A-B Typeface and Fonts
Typography
Typeface
Font
Font style
reproduction of letters on a page
the basic design of a character
a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character (le…
the slant and weight of a character, such as bold or italic.
Typography
reproduction of letters on a page
Typeface
the basic design of a character
21 terms
Design Concepts - McKee
Proximity
Alignment
Repetition
Contrast
Group related items, separate non-related items
Every item should have a visual connection with something els…
A conscious effort to unify all parts of a design. Creates pa…
A degree if noticeable differences between two items (black v…
Proximity
Group related items, separate non-related items
Alignment
Every item should have a visual connection with something els…
16 terms
Typeface Classifications and Font Styles (pg.2)
A major figure in the development of t…
Why was Jenson typeface design signifi…
Jensen design was based on
_________ type modeled on a form of ha…
Nicolas Jenson
Since the letters on the monument were capital, Jenson create…
The letters cut into stone monuments by the ancient Romans
Italic ; Aldus Manutius
A major figure in the development of t…
Nicolas Jenson
Why was Jenson typeface design signifi…
Since the letters on the monument were capital, Jenson create…
16 terms
topic 6 terms
Alignment
Line Spacing
Indent
Hanging Indent
The positioning of the lines of text in a document
The vertical spacing between lines of text
A type of formatting that sets lines of text away from the ma…
Paragraph formatting where every line except the first one is…
Alignment
The positioning of the lines of text in a document
Line Spacing
The vertical spacing between lines of text
21 terms
Advanced MS Word 2013 Desktop Publishing - Chapter 2 - Applying and Modifying Fonts
typeface or font
baseline
x-height
cap height
a set of characters with a common design and shape
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
height of the lower case x of a font
the distance between the baseline and the top of capital lett…
typeface or font
a set of characters with a common design and shape
baseline
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
42 terms
Typography Vocab
Type
Typography
Legibility
Type face
the letters and other characters used in printed messages
the selection and arrangement of type to be used in the desig…
the ease with which a typeface can be read immediately
a type family narrowed down to a specific weight and width
Type
the letters and other characters used in printed messages
Typography
the selection and arrangement of type to be used in the desig…
21 terms
Advanced MS Word 2013 Desktop Publishing - Chapter 2 - Applying and Modifying Fonts
typeface or font
baseline
x-height
cap height
a set of characters with a common design and shape
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
height of the lower case x of a font
the distance between the baseline and the top of capital lett…
typeface or font
a set of characters with a common design and shape
baseline
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
32 terms
Typeface Anatomy
Ascender Line
Cap Height
X-Height
Baseline
1. The top line to which the ascenders rise.... 2. Indicates wh…
1. The height of a capital letter above the baseline for a pa…
1. The height of the lowercase letter "x" in a given typeface…
1. The imaginary line upon which the letters in a font appear…
Ascender Line
1. The top line to which the ascenders rise.... 2. Indicates wh…
Cap Height
1. The height of a capital letter above the baseline for a pa…
98 terms
What is & how to Graphic Design featuring elements, typography, and details (based on Textbook by Chip Kidd)
Inform, entertain, provoke a response…
The purpose for making the art is call…
The _____- or what it is going to look…
The study of letter forms.
Inform, entertain, provoke a response
Function
Form
Typography
Inform, entertain, provoke a response…
Inform, entertain, provoke a response
The purpose for making the art is call…
Function
12 terms
Elements of Design
Color
Element of Design
Font
Form
An element of art that is produced when light, striking an ob…
The building blocks of art and design,
Another word for Letterform or Typeface
A 3-dimensional object having width, height and, volume. The…
Color
An element of art that is produced when light, striking an ob…
Element of Design
The building blocks of art and design,
10 terms
chapter 4 quizlet
500 sheets
leading
baskerville
text
ream of paper
distance between lines of set type
developed type for printing
manuscript style used by scribes
500 sheets
ream of paper
leading
distance between lines of set type
9 terms
graphic design
graphic desgin
function and purpose
typography
pictographs
a form of communication that uses both words and images.it al…
the purpose is called function its form or what its gonna loo…
the study of letterforms.
simple drawings of people, plants, animals, or objects such a…
graphic desgin
a form of communication that uses both words and images.it al…
function and purpose
the purpose is called function its form or what its gonna loo…
22 terms
Design Word Bank
Typography
Serif
san serif
script font
The style and appearance of printed matter.
A font that has small lines (little feet) at the beginning an…
Typeface that does not have the small projecting features cal…
Type face imitating handwriting
Typography
The style and appearance of printed matter.
Serif
A font that has small lines (little feet) at the beginning an…
41 terms
Typography
contrast
cap height
aperture
axis (aka stress)
degree of difference between fat and thin strokes in the lett…
the height of the upper case letter forms in a given typeface
the openings of letters such as C, c, S, s, a and e
the apparent axis created between the opposing thin strokes o…
contrast
degree of difference between fat and thin strokes in the lett…
cap height
the height of the upper case letter forms in a given typeface
22 terms
OA 225 - Advanced Word & Desktop Publishing - Chpt. 2
Ascenders
Baseline
Cap Height
Descenders
The parts of a lowercase character that rise above the x-height
An imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
The distance between the baseline and the top of capital lett…
The parts of a lowercase character that extend below the base…
Ascenders
The parts of a lowercase character that rise above the x-height
Baseline
An imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
14 terms
1.01 Typography (MWD)
Typography
Typeface
Typeface categories
Serif
The style, arrangement and appearance of text.
The basic design of a character.
Serif, Sans Serif, Script, Ornamental and Symbols.
Typeface that has strokes at the tips of the letters.
Typography
The style, arrangement and appearance of text.
Typeface
The basic design of a character.
10 terms
Typography More
Typography
Typeface Family or Typeface
Font
Typeface classification
The art of expressing ideas in a printed form through the sel…
A set of characters of the same design - basically it's the s…
A set of characters in a particular typeface. In the digital…
Large groupings of typeface styles that share similar charact…
Typography
The art of expressing ideas in a printed form through the sel…
Typeface Family or Typeface
A set of characters of the same design - basically it's the s…
25 terms
Graphic design details
Character
font
style
Tracking
A mark, symbol or sign including letters and numbers in langu…
A set of characters from a specific typeface in one size, sty…
In typography, the style of a typeface refers to whether it i…
The typographic technique used to adjust (open or close) the…
Character
A mark, symbol or sign including letters and numbers in langu…
font
A set of characters from a specific typeface in one size, sty…
14 terms
Graphic Design
Typeface
Baseline
Coverpage
Theme
A set of characters with a common design and shape
Imaginary horizontal line on which texts rests
A predesigned, fully formatted page.
A set of colors, fonts and other formatting details that work…
Typeface
A set of characters with a common design and shape
Baseline
Imaginary horizontal line on which texts rests
44 terms
Unit 1 Desktop Publishing Terms
proportion
asymmetrical design
directional flow
consistency
Sizing elements according to their relative importance
Balancing contrasting elements on a page
Positioning elements to draw the reader's eyes through the do…
Uniformity among design elements
proportion
Sizing elements according to their relative importance
asymmetrical design
Balancing contrasting elements on a page
33 terms
Graphic Design Vocabulary (Unit 7)
Complimentary Colors
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color Context
Tint
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
How color behaves in relations with other colors and shapes.
Adding white to a color.
Complimentary Colors
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
29 terms
DTP 2010 - Chapter 2
Typeface (font)
Baseline
x-Height
Cap height
A set of characters with a common design and shape
An imaginary horizontal line on which characters rest
Height of the lowercase x of a font
The distance between the baseline and the top of capital lett…
Typeface (font)
A set of characters with a common design and shape
Baseline
An imaginary horizontal line on which characters rest
44 terms
Unit 1 Desktop Publishing Terms
proportion
asymmetrical design
directional flow
consistency
Sizing elements according to their relative importance
Balancing contrasting elements on a page
Positioning elements to draw the reader's eyes through the do…
Uniformity among design elements
proportion
Sizing elements according to their relative importance
asymmetrical design
Balancing contrasting elements on a page
26 terms
Barton-Typography Terms and Typeface Categories
modern
sans serif
typography
body text
This typeface category has thin, horizontal serifs, and stron…
This monoweight typeface category lacks serifs and can be eff…
The process of arranging type on a page or computer screen.
Type set in paragraphs.
modern
This typeface category has thin, horizontal serifs, and stron…
sans serif
This monoweight typeface category lacks serifs and can be eff…
20 terms
Barton-Typography Terms and Typeface Categories
modern
sans serif
typography
body text
This typeface category has thin, horizontal serifs, and stron…
This monoweight typeface category lacks serifs and can be eff…
The process of arranging type on a page or computer screen.
Type set in paragraphs.
modern
This typeface category has thin, horizontal serifs, and stron…
sans serif
This monoweight typeface category lacks serifs and can be eff…
20 terms
Digital Design 1 -Form A-Q3
__type of graphic is the best-suited t…
A__of a form element would be appropri…
The __type of graphic can be made tran…
Combines the formatting strengths of H…
JPEG
scrolling text box
GIF
XHTML
__type of graphic is the best-suited t…
JPEG
A__of a form element would be appropri…
scrolling text box
272 terms
Graphic Design
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Dreamweaver
A resolution independent, vector graphics and illustration ap…
Pixel-based, image editing and compositioning application whi…
Page design and layout for print and digital publishing. It c…
Web and mobile design and development application.
Illustrator
A resolution independent, vector graphics and illustration ap…
Photoshop
Pixel-based, image editing and compositioning application whi…
14 terms
Advanced Word Terms - Chapter 2
Kerning
En Dash
serif
baseline
Decreasing or increasing space between certain character pair…
Indicates a continuation and can be found in the symbols/spec…
the decorative line or small stroke at the end of a character
imaginary horizontal line on which text rests
Kerning
Decreasing or increasing space between certain character pair…
En Dash
Indicates a continuation and can be found in the symbols/spec…
20 terms
What is & how to Graphic Design
Inform, entertain, provoke a response…
The purpose for making the art is call…
The _____- or what it is going to look…
The study of letter forms.
Inform, entertain, provoke a response
Function
Form
Typography
Inform, entertain, provoke a response…
Inform, entertain, provoke a response
The purpose for making the art is call…
Function
12 terms
Typography
Typography
Typefaces
Serif Typefaces
Sans Serif typefaces
Is the style, arrangement, and appearance of text
Is the basic design of a character
Have "feet" at the tips of the letters.
Have no "feet"
Typography
Is the style, arrangement, and appearance of text
Typefaces
Is the basic design of a character
10 terms
Lesson 1.01
Purpose Of Design
Serif Typeface
San Serif
Ornamental Typeface
To grab the reader's attention accomplished through - Typogra…
A letter with a stroke.
No Stroke at the tip of the letter.
Design strictly to catch the eye
Purpose Of Design
To grab the reader's attention accomplished through - Typogra…
Serif Typeface
A letter with a stroke.
42 terms
Graphic Design Vocabulary
Complimentary Colors
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color Context
Tint
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
How color behaves in relations with other colors and shapes.
Adding white to a color.
Complimentary Colors
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
12 terms
Typography Basics
Typography
Typeface
Serif typefaces
Sans Serif typefaces
The style, arrangement, and appearance of text.
The basic design of a character.
Have attributes at the tips of the letters.
Don't have serifs/attributes at the tips of the letters.
Typography
The style, arrangement, and appearance of text.
Typeface
The basic design of a character.
22 terms
PowerPoint Terminology
Placeholder
Slide
Outline
Slide Sorter
A location on a slide where information is to be entered
An individual screen in a slide show
View that displays the organization of the presentation by he…
View that causes several slides to display on the screen at o…
Placeholder
A location on a slide where information is to be entered
Slide
An individual screen in a slide show
10 terms
Multimedia and Webpage Design: 1.01 Typography
Typography
Serif
Sans Serif
Ornamental "Decorative"
style, arrangement, and appearance of text
typeface with strokes/attributes at the tips of letters; used…
typeface with NO strokes at the tips; used in digital display…
typeface that is eye-catching; used sparingly, for flyers, bi…
Typography
style, arrangement, and appearance of text
Serif
typeface with strokes/attributes at the tips of letters; used…
78 terms
Printing Technology 5E Text Ch. 3 Basic Design and Traditional Preparation
Balance
Formal Balance
Informal Balance
Subjective balance
A condition in which different elements are equal or in the c…
Formal balance, also called symmetrical balance, is a concept…
Way of organizing parts of a design involving a balance of un…
The freedom that design have in image placement and positions…
Balance
A condition in which different elements are equal or in the c…
Formal Balance
Formal balance, also called symmetrical balance, is a concept…
42 terms
InDesign Vocab A
Workspace
Pasteboard
Spreads
Leading
The arrangement of windows and panels that you see on your mo…
The area surrounding the document
two pages that face each other; a left page and a right page…
the vertical space between lines of text
Workspace
The arrangement of windows and panels that you see on your mo…
Pasteboard
The area surrounding the document
42 terms
Graphic Design Vocabulary
Complimentary Colors
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color Context
Tint
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
How color behaves in relations with other colors and shapes.
Adding white to a color.
Complimentary Colors
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
17 terms
Typography Definitions
Typography
Font
Typeface
Base line
Study of the design of typefaces; the arrangement of type
The complete set of characters for one typeface at one partic…
A set of characteristics that share common characteristics su…
The imaginary line upon which text rests
Typography
Study of the design of typefaces; the arrangement of type
Font
The complete set of characters for one typeface at one partic…
21 terms
Desktop Publishing Chapter 2
typeface
baseline
x-height
cap height
(font) a set of characters with a common design and shape
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
height of the lowercase x of a font
the distance between the baseline and the top of capitol lett…
typeface
(font) a set of characters with a common design and shape
baseline
an imaginary horizontal line upon which characters rest
26 terms
desktop publishing chapter 2 terms
Typeface
Baseline
X-height
Cap height
a set of characters with a common design and shape
an imaginary horizontal line on with character rest
Height of the font's "lowercase X"
the distance between the baseline and the top of capital lett…
Typeface
a set of characters with a common design and shape
Baseline
an imaginary horizontal line on with character rest
42 terms
Graphic Design Vocabulary
Complimentary Colors
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color Context
Tint
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
How color behaves in relations with other colors and shapes.
Adding white to a color.
Complimentary Colors
Opposite colors on the color wheel that go well together.
Monochromatic Color Schemes
Color schemes that are comprised of the same color in differe…
272 terms
Graphic Design
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Dreamweaver
A resolution independent, vector graphics and illustration ap…
Pixel-based, image editing and compositioning application whi…
Page design and layout for print and digital publishing. It c…
Web and mobile design and development application.
Illustrator
A resolution independent, vector graphics and illustration ap…
Photoshop
Pixel-based, image editing and compositioning application whi…
20 terms
Typeface #1
The finishing off strokes found on som…
A typeface _______is the range of size…
A _________is a standard measuring uni…
What are the 7 basic types of classifi…
Serif
Series
Pica
Roman, Sans serif, square serif, black letter, script, novelt…
The finishing off strokes found on som…
Serif
A typeface _______is the range of size…
Series
14 terms
1.01 Typeface and Fonts
Typography
Typeface
Font
Font style
reproduction of letters on a page
the basic design of a character
a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character (le…
the slant and weight of a character, such as bold or italic.
Typography
reproduction of letters on a page
Typeface
the basic design of a character
14 terms
MWD 1.01 Part A-B Typeface and Fonts
Typography
Typeface
Font
Font style
reproduction of letters on a page
the basic design of a character
a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character (le…
the slant and weight of a character, such as bold or italic.
Typography
reproduction of letters on a page
Typeface
the basic design of a character
15 terms
chapter 2 keypoints
typeface
baseline
template
theme
a set of characters with a common design and shape
imaginary horizontal line on which text rests
a predesigned, fully formatted page
a set of colors, fonts, and other formatting details that wor…
typeface
a set of characters with a common design and shape
baseline
imaginary horizontal line on which text rests
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