Do you know the difference between a font and a typeface? How about terms like OTF, TTF, PPI, DPI? No it’s not gibberish, just design speak as we call it. Working as a graphic designer without knowing these terms is like playing tennis without the ball. When you don’t know the lingo, it affects communication as well as your credibility as a designer – and you don’t want that.

So whether you’re a designer or simply just eager to impress your designer friends, here’s an infographic that will clear your confusions! Read on and bookmark this page for reference.

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Hope this will help all you designers and designer wannabes out there! Feel free to add any other terms you think we all need to know in the comments below.