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The Principles of Design for Non-Designers

If the elements of design are the building blocks of design, then the principles of design can be described as the rules and guidelines on how to use those building blocks to create effective and aesthetically pleasing design. Similar to the elements of design, depending …

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Page Layout and Graphic Design for Non-Designers

Composition is the way the visual elements of a design are arranged on the page. How we place text, lines, photos, white space and other visual elements. We covered the rules or principles of design in the previous post. But good layout and effective composition …

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Typography for the Non-Designer

Content Typography Typeface & Type Families Web Font Font Style Serif Fonts Sans Serif Fonts Slab Serif Fonts Script Fonts Decorative or Display Fonts Monospace Fonts Dingbats Letter Spacing Kerning Leading or Line Height Ascenders & Descenders Typography According to Wikipedia, typography is the art …

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What is the Difference Between a Font and a Typeface?

When you start to build your business’ brand and website, one of the things you’ll need to choose are the fonts or typefaces you want to use. What is the difference between a font and a typeface? The words “typeface” and “font” are often used interchangeably. …

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