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English translation: The white and green symbol has to be seen in counter-form here.

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00:55 Aug 26, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: contre forme
"Ici, il faut voir le symbole blanc et vert en contre forme."
Description on how to print the logo of a company.
bharg
India
Local time: 09:15
English translation:The white and green symbol has to be seen in counter-form here.
Explanation:
Here, the white and green...

However you decide to express it, the passive voice sounds better to my ears.


1 - http://www.imprimex-online.com/imprimeurs/glossaire.htm

(‘Le site des imprimeurs et des arts graphiques’)

Forme : Chassis comprenant composition et clichés, prêt à l'impression (Typographie). - Par extension tout élément imprimant : clichés, plaque ou cylindre (Impression).

Fer à gaufrer : Forme et contre-forme gravées permettant de réaliser un relief (ou un creux) dans la texture du papier (Impression).


2 - www.bergesetco.com/Documents/Tools/DTPGlossary.pdf

(A glossary on printing and color)

Counter-form : the enclosed space surrounded by closed letters such as ‘b’ or ‘e’.

Counter : the white (or negative) space enclosed by the strokes of characters.


3 - http://www.linesandsplines.com/2000_10_01_archive.html

It was specifically the Swiss Modernists, though, that brought certain new aspects to the project: a strong understanding of form/counter-form, space, dimension, and typographic experimentation.


4 - http://www.rwuonline.cc/programs/fcas/Visual_Arts/courses.ht...

(Roger Williams’ University, Bristol, R.I.)

ART 276 – Graphic Design II: Typography
Prerequisite: ART 175; or consent of instructor

This course builds upon a student’s previous exposure to and exploration of typographical concepts begun during Graphic Design I. Study involves a more in-depth exploration of typography and the use of form and counter form as design. This course involves the study of the letter as form as well as the psychological and intellectual ramifications of specific typefaces. Historical and technological forces that motivated changes in typography are also addressed. (3 credits) Spring

ART 175 – Graphic Design I: Introduction to Design Communication
Introduces students to fundamental graphic design principles and applications. Students are exposed to the intellectual aspects of design involved in visual communication while learning traditional hand and electronic communication skills. Concepts taught include basic typography, form and counter form, use of grid, space, scale, and asymmetrical layout. Students develop a series of visual presentations using found materials as well as electronic image and text control applications. Students are exposed to the concepts and procedures involved in the design of information as communication. All class projects are developed to pre-press presentation level. The history of graphic communication is discussed and reinforced with visual support material and slide presentations. Class time is divided between the visual arts studies classroom and the Macintosh computer lab. (3 credits) Fall



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naThe white and green symbol has to be seen in counter-form here.
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nareversed out
Tony M
nareversed
Madeleine van Zanten
naHere, you have to see the white and green symbol in the opposite form.dovo


  

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42 mins
Here, you have to see the white and green symbol in the opposite form.


Explanation:
the contrary side/form. Depends on how the text continues or what you see (on the screen I guess).

I think you`ll grasp the notion.

DOVO

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4 hrs
reversed


Explanation:
hope this helps

Madeleine van Zanten
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8 hrs
reversed out


Explanation:
I think the usual graphics term would be this --- the image is negative in some way, so that it shows up against the background colour


    personal experience in graphics
Tony M
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17 hrs
The white and green symbol has to be seen in counter-form here.


Explanation:
Here, the white and green...

However you decide to express it, the passive voice sounds better to my ears.


1 - http://www.imprimex-online.com/imprimeurs/glossaire.htm

(‘Le site des imprimeurs et des arts graphiques’)

Forme : Chassis comprenant composition et clichés, prêt à l'impression (Typographie). - Par extension tout élément imprimant : clichés, plaque ou cylindre (Impression).

Fer à gaufrer : Forme et contre-forme gravées permettant de réaliser un relief (ou un creux) dans la texture du papier (Impression).


2 - www.bergesetco.com/Documents/Tools/DTPGlossary.pdf

(A glossary on printing and color)

Counter-form : the enclosed space surrounded by closed letters such as ‘b’ or ‘e’.

Counter : the white (or negative) space enclosed by the strokes of characters.


3 - http://www.linesandsplines.com/2000_10_01_archive.html

It was specifically the Swiss Modernists, though, that brought certain new aspects to the project: a strong understanding of form/counter-form, space, dimension, and typographic experimentation.


4 - http://www.rwuonline.cc/programs/fcas/Visual_Arts/courses.ht...

(Roger Williams’ University, Bristol, R.I.)

ART 276 – Graphic Design II: Typography
Prerequisite: ART 175; or consent of instructor

This course builds upon a student’s previous exposure to and exploration of typographical concepts begun during Graphic Design I. Study involves a more in-depth exploration of typography and the use of form and counter form as design. This course involves the study of the letter as form as well as the psychological and intellectual ramifications of specific typefaces. Historical and technological forces that motivated changes in typography are also addressed. (3 credits) Spring

ART 175 – Graphic Design I: Introduction to Design Communication
Introduces students to fundamental graphic design principles and applications. Students are exposed to the intellectual aspects of design involved in visual communication while learning traditional hand and electronic communication skills. Concepts taught include basic typography, form and counter form, use of grid, space, scale, and asymmetrical layout. Students develop a series of visual presentations using found materials as well as electronic image and text control applications. Students are exposed to the concepts and procedures involved in the design of information as communication. All class projects are developed to pre-press presentation level. The history of graphic communication is discussed and reinforced with visual support material and slide presentations. Class time is divided between the visual arts studies classroom and the Macintosh computer lab. (3 credits) Fall






    Reference: http://www.bergesetco.com/Documents/Tools/DTPGlossary.pdf
    Reference: http://www.imprimex-online.com/imprimeurs/glossaire.htm
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 04:45
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