Archives: Glossary

gamut

Also called color gamut. This is the complete amount of colors which can be accurately represented...

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glyphs

By actual definition, a glyph is a pictograph; a graphic character or symbol. As used in InDesign...

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grain

Also called paper grain. A term used to describe the directional character of paper defined by the...

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grain

Also called paper grain. A term used to describe the directional character of paper defined by the...

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graphic design

The term graphic design can refer to a number of artistic and professional disciplines which focus on visual communication and presentation. Various methods are used to create and combine symbols, images and words to create a...

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grayscale

In photography and computing, a grayscale or grayscale digital image is an image composed exclusively of shades of gray, varying from black at the weakest intensity to white at the strongest. In Photoshop and other imaging...

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grid

A set of guidelines, able to be seen in the design process and invisible to the end-user/audience, for aligning and repeating elements on a page. A page layout may or may not stay within those guidelines, depending on how much...

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groundwood

Paper stocks are classified as groundwood when they contain more than 10% of their pulp produced from a mechanical process that grinds wood into pulp. Although the compound in wood that makes paper is the major ingredient of the...

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