Additional resources

Familiarise yourself with these relevant design terms and brush up your original design skills with the resources below.

Dictionary of design

  • Generic design concepts that feature design elements that have been used so many times, they no longer feel like original creations
  • Composition the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art
  • Typography the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed
  • Trademark a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products of a particular source from those of others
  • Wordmark logo a distinct text-only typographic treatment of the name of a company, institution, or product name used for purposes of identification and branding. May also be referred to as ‘word mark’ or ‘logotype’
  • Lettermark logo a typography-based logo that’s comprised of a few letters, usually a company’s initials

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