(pronounced as initials: vee-oh-seez)
The initials V-O-C stand for “volatile organic compound,” which is essentially any organic compound which evaporates readily to the atmosphere. Why are we listing this term in the DESIGN SPEAK section"
(pronounced va-LOOT; rhymes with flute)
In its most simple terms, this beautiful word means a spiral or scroll-shaped form. This intricate form frequently occurs in nature due to its amazing structural strength (think shells and mollusks), and
This rather sinister sounding word has its roots in Latin: vulpes = fox. Therefore, as you might guess in light of the words canine (dog), feline (cat), equine (horse), it means of, relating to, or
(pronounced WAYN-skeht, WAYN-skaht or WAYN-skoht)
The first time we heard this word, we confusedly thought the person who uttered it was talking about someone named Wayne Scott (who we romantically imagined was
See also: A.F.F.
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