Here’s a glossary of common type terminology, which along with the FAQs may answer many font related questions. If the information you need isn’t here, call us.
- A single style or iteration of a typeface. Sometimes, the term "weight" is refers specifically to the heaviness of a typeface. However, it is often used as a general term for any style: Italic, Small Caps, Bold, Light Expert, etc.
See Styles, Weights, Widths - It's All in the (Type) Family on The FontFeed.