Typography Glossary: The Complete A-Z of Typographic Terms

Are you in the process of learning about typography? Want to understand the typographic terms and their definitions?

Fontsmith share their glossary of terms in this infographic.

Here are a few of the terms they cover:

  • Anti-aliasing
  • Antiqua / Antikva
  • Aperture
  • Apex
  • Arc
  • Arm
  • Ascender
  • Ascender line
  • Axis / Stress

Check out the infographic for more detail.

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