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The printer is likely referring to the price of plotting at his facility. A plotter is a large format printer that uses rolls of paper instead of sheets. When I last plotted an oversized image at FedEx Office, they charged about $1.50 per inch and their plotter was 44 inches wide. Extrapolating from that, it sounds like the printer is saying your images ...


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Apparently the term is Natural Mapping. See linked Wikipedia article for a great 'stove' illustration that is far better than the one in my original question.


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As mentioned, this is a ligature, and is one of many similar ligatures such as ffi, fl, ffl, Th, oe and ae. If you're interested in this sort of detail within fonts (and within design, as a larger topic), I'd highly recommend the book Type Matters, by Jim Williams. It's an excellent reference manual for anyone interested in typography, and, if applied in ...


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This is called ligature. There is some useful background knowledge on Wikipedia In writing and typography, a ligature occurs where two or more graphemes or letters are joined as a single glyph. Many ligatures combine f with an adjacent letter. The most prominent example is fi (or f‌i, rendered with two normal letters). The tittle of the i in ...


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There is no hard definition to any of these concepts. But, generally speaking: Your first example of government logos are often called 'seals'. Their origins come from wax stamps and are designed to be a 'signature of authenticity' that was often used by nobility and government. Many government 'logos' today--at least in many English-speaking western ...


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If what you're talking about is the presence or absence of graphics, or a single icon (like Apple or AT&T), the word you may be looking for is logotype or possibly wordmark. The Gap, adidas, Microsoft, and IBM all have actual logos which are just made out of type — altered, colored, dressed up, but type. Having your branding made out of just type ...


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There are no set rules or regulations as to what is and is not a logo. Some logos may use more symbolism or iconography than others and some may use more type-based designs than others. However, in the end just about anything can be called a logo if it's used as one. Since the images you posted are more certification indicators, they may be called ...


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That's called a stencil font.


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Well to be honest :: it's down to creativity. There will never be an exact template or means to display your content. Here are some ideas for inspiration: http://www.instantshift.com/2012/02/29/50-fresh-examples-of-creative-coming-soon-page-design/ http://www.instantshift.com/2013/07/30/coming-soon-page-essentials/ Just look through them and pick up on ...



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