23 Typography Terms & Definitions for Beginners

Are you in the process of learning about typography? Want to know the common typography terms and definitions?

Canva share the basics of typography in this infographic.

Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • Stroke
  • Stem
  • Swash
  • Foot
  • Arm
  • Ascender
  • Descender
  • Shoulder
  • Serif
  • Leg
  • Joint

Check out the infographic for more detail.

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