• Cindy Cheung

Design Terms Everyone Should Know

If you are looking to start or update your brand or working with a designer on a creative project, getting thrown into the world of graphic design can sometimes feel like learning a new language.


Is a font the same as a typeface?

What’s the difference between RGB colours to CMYK?

How do CMYK colours differ to RGB ones?...and so on...

There’s are a lot of technical terms thrown around but let’s start with the basics….


If you’re finding yourself confused, never fear - I’m here to help! If there are any other words you’ve heard of but just get utterly confused, drop them in the comments and I’ll do my best to explain them to you.

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