Typography lexicon


introduction to typography.
Tahirintsoa Naharivelo
Flashcards by Tahirintsoa Naharivelo, updated more than 1 year ago
Tahirintsoa Naharivelo
Created by Tahirintsoa Naharivelo almost 3 years ago

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Lines that form letters. STROKES.
The thickness of a stroke. WEIGHT.
How dark or light strokes appear in a block of text. STROKE WEIGHT.
The amount of change caused by the thickness of parts of a letter. STROKE MODULATION.
The modulation of stroke applies a tilt or_____ to letter form. AXIS.
The little wedges on certain typefamilies. SERIF.
Letters are closer together. CONDENSED.
Letters are more "airy" and spaced out. EXTENDED.
Size relationship of the upper and lower case letters based on the letter ''x'' in lower case. X-HEIGHT.
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