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a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
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Questions about creating scale or full-size models of a design or device. They are used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.
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are about no cost products or services.
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the granting of permission to use a copyrighted typeface file by the copyright holder, often for a fee. Licenses are common in font distribution.
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User experience describes the overall impression left on the user.
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a bitmap image editing programme developed for MacOS.
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intentional or unintentional "lego"effect: clearly visible that the image consists of little squares.
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a freeware program for digital photo editing. It is currently only available for Windows.
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Adding the impression of 3D effect by adding shadows to 2D objects.
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the layer of technology between the inner workings of a computer and a user, usually a graphic representation. Also see UI (user interface) and UX (user experience)
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Questions about removing part of an image at the sides, or about removing a few millimeters of paper from around the sides of a printed piece after printing.
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The progression of activities that result in the creation of distinctive design solutions. Methodological process models roughly categorize these activities in project stages, for example: 1) Briefi…
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if you have a question that is specific only to a CS4 version of a program.
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The creative process of translating information, communication goals, and technical requirements into principal ideas that form a design solution.
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a part of typography, but where a few individual letters are crafted, not a necessarily a whole typeface. Typically, this is done in for example logo design, graffiti and calligraphy.
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Selection of different color fields commonly used in digital imaging software.
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not meant to be the end result of a design or piece of art. It is a quick, often conceptual outline to demonstrate an idea, shape or process.
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any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Posters can also be low-cost reproductions of artwork.
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communicating data and/or information by way of graphic elements. Visualisation have a goal of quickly demonstrating a concept, often containing multiple data or information points.
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(also: infodesign) The branch of design focused on communicating factual information in a visual or multisensory way. Includes the principles behind effective use and design of diagrams, maps, signage…
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For questions regarding history of design, typography and/or art
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Packaging usually refers to product packaging. It involves both the aesthetics of creating pleasing "wrapping" and the technical skills involved in making a package which "works" for the product.
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a vector-based drawing application for the Mac OS X platform.
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a two-dimensional image or animation that is integrated into a larger scene. Initially including just graphical objects handled separately from the memory bitmap of a video display, this n…
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visual representation of data and information in two-dimensions. "Diagram" is a wide term; it includes illustrations, tables, graphs, charts, plots, maps.
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Digital buttons mimic the idea of physical world function of something that can be "pressed", i.e. clicked/tapped.