Common design terms taken literally

Graphic design, like any profession, is full of terms and acronyms that not everyone is familiar with. Most people don’t understand what crop marks are or what bleed marks mean, because they don’t speak designer. However, if you’re in the design industry, words like typeface or letterpress are quite ordinary.

So, for those of us who do understand, DesignTAXI and illustrator Caisa Nilaseca have teamed up to create a series of illustrations that take common design terms quite literally. Take a look below, or check out other puns, like humorous CSS puns that web designers can relate to, or photographic puns.

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If you have favourite common design terms that you’d like illustrated, you can message DesignTAXI with a tweet or on Facebook.

Source: http://designtaxi.com/news/385374/A-Literal-Spin-On-Common-Design-Terms/

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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