As a continuation of working with concepts of typographic structure and hierarchy we will explore the process and ideas inherent in the development and completion of a comprehensive newsletter spreads. The focus of this exercise will be placed upon the development of the visual qualities of page structure. The primary focus of this exercise will … Read More
apex: the peak of the uppercase letter A arm: a projecting horizontal stroke that is unattached on one or both ends, such as the letters T and E ascender: a stroke on a lowercase form that rises above the meanline bowl: a curved stroke enclosing the counterform of a letter. An exception would be the bottom of the lower case roman “g” which is called a loop counter: the negative space that is full or partially enclosed by a letterform crossbar: the horizontal stroke connecting two sides of a letter. (e, H, A) or bisecting the main stroke (t,f) descender: stroke on a lowercase letter that falls below the baseline ear: a small stroke the projects from the upper right side of the lowercase roman”g” hairline: the thinnest stroke within a typeface has strokes of varying weights leg: the lower diagonal stroke of the letter K link: the stroke the connects the bowl and the loop of the lowercase roman g serifs: short strokes that extent form and at an angle to the upper and lower ends of the major strokes of a letterform shoulder: a curved stroke projecting from the stem. stem: a major vertical or diagonal stroke in the letter form. … Read More
Here are some more PDF files: Download Formal Attributes and Download Parts of letters.
Here is file Download Type anatomy and here is Download Typeface_anatomy 2 two.