Unit 1: Intro to Design
Unit 2: Figma Fundamentals
Unit 3: The Creative Process
Unit 4: Color Theory
Unit 5: Introduction to Illustrator
Unit 6: Typography
Unit 7: Layout
Unit 8: Typesetting
Unit 9: User Interface Design
Unit 10: Design Systems
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Small Caps

Small caps are short capital letters designed to blend with lowercase text. They’re usually slightly taller than lowercase letters. Small-cap formatting works by scaling down regular caps.

Designed small caps are preferable to “computer-generated imitations” because they have been drawn specifically to complement the weight, proportion, and spacing of the caps.

Computer-generated imitations are often referred to as “fake small caps”.

Compared to the other characters in the font, fake small caps are too tall, and their vertical strokes are too light.

Small caps can be used in both text and display type. When used with small text, they are frequently applied as a lead-in to lengthy copy in magazines, book chapters, brochures, and other written materials.

Small caps can be used sparingly as emphasis for title pages, book and magazine headers and footers, film and video titling, logos, letterheads, and many other applications, although is not very often used in web design.

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