Whether you’re a full time designer, or just work with one, knowing the facets of typography is helpful.
To this end, here’s a handy infographic that will not only give you lingo to throw around with designers, but impress your friends as well!
During this era of typesetting, many technical terms evolved for the construction and makeup of fonts and layout. It was like a secret code for typesetters, where few outside of the industry had any knowledge of the terms being used. The Logo Company has put together this clever graphic that decodes these technical terms associated with type and explains the meaning of each term in simple, plain English, that anyone can understand.