4 Typography As with design principles, there are a lot of vocabulary terms to digest when first learning about1. BASELINE 6. BOWL 11. TERMINAL the nuances of typography.2. CAP HEIGHT 7. DESCENDED 12. ASCENDER Getting to know the 5 basic3. CROSSBAR 8. COUNTER 13. LEG4. SERIF 9. STEM 14. LIGATURE categories of fonts is a5. MEANLINE 10. TITTLE 15. X-HEIGHT good foundation.
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