Typo – Font

Jun 23, 2017 | Technical

Basic terminology


there are 3 main types of characters


it is equal to the height of the capital letter

Family ties

typefaces basic design modifications

Letter case

big letters, small letters = capital and lower case

Letter spacing

horizontal space between 2 characters

Visual alignment

Optical correction for character combinations

Line spacing

vertical space between 2 base lines

Vertical offset

allows you to change base line alignment
• measurement: inpoints (pt)