Illumination

An exposure of light to an object.

In layout and design, illumination refers to the use of any non-text material (such as a drawing, photograph, or other decorative element) to enhance or clarify written material. Historically, illumination referred to the decorative illustration of handwritten manuscripts prepared by medieval scribes and monks.

All text and images are licensed under a Creative Commons License
permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. (See Copyrights for details.)

PrintWiki – the Free Encyclopedia of Print
About    Hosted by WhatTheyThink