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I think its a single page website or 'pageless' designed website but you also hear people using the term parallax when describing similar websites. Parallax means the image behind moves separate to the front. You can read more about it here en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallax_scrolling
It is called one page website or single page website. Sometimes this are enriched with things like "lazy load", which is loading aditional content when you scroll down, "fixed menus", and "smooth scroll".
Wayfinding seems to be somewhere along the lines you describe. "Wayfinding can be defined as spatial problem solving. It is knowing where you are in a building or an environment, knowing where your desired location is, and knowing how to get there from your present location."
The numerals with ascenders and descenders are called "old style numerals" or "old style figures"; the ones that are a consistent height are called "lining numerals" or "lining figures". "Roman" has been diluted to the point that it's not easily translatable to a mind picture anymore; it's applied to grotesques and some gothics as well as to classic book ...
I wouldn't say the other answers are wrong at all, but will simply offer a different POV: designing the typeface is called type design and the art of using type is called as typography Those would also be my definitions. If you're skilled at designing with type, sure, you can call yourself a typographer. I'd argue any graphic designer or web ...
Very rarely. Any time you claim to be a professional X, you're staking your reputation on a claim to have specific, comprehensive expertise in that profession. With typography, some graphic designers can justify such a claim, but most can't stretch that far. "Typographer" implies professional expert. Most good designers are adept at typography, and many ...
Your first line "Since graphic/web designers focus on typography" is by in itself not accurate. Graphic and web designers do a lot more than focus on typography. They are also responsible for layout design, they also plan and design interaction(web designers), they also plan and develop color themes. So in a nutshell, even if you spend a lot of time with ...
The coating on the outside of the cards is called varnish. You do need a special kind of printer to have it put on the card smoothly. These printers are pretty expensive though, so it's typically more cost effective to have someone print the cards for you for a little cost. However, if you're looking to start an independent greeting card business it would be ...
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