14 Commonly Misunderstood Design Terms All Beginners Need to Know

Are you struggling to get to grips with the terminology used in the design industry? Want to better understand what your graphic designer is explaining to you?

Think Design share their graphic design glossary in this infographic.

Here are a few from their list:

  • Font vs Typeface
  • Tracking vs Kerning
  • Gradient vs Gradient Mesh
  • Backdrop vs Background

Check out the infographic for more detail.

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Jon is the founder and owner of DesignBy2s. He believes that helping small businesses with web design here in Lincoln Nebraska is about more than just building a website. It's about building a relationship with the business and striving to provide the best return on their investment.