Design is defined as “A visual solution to a problem.”

Graphic Design is defined as “the art or profession of visual communication that combines images, words, and ideas to convey information to an audience.”

Graphic designers are responsible for arranging and using elements on different types of media (such as posters, packages or websites), more than likely using graphics software programs.

These elements include:

  • Photos
  • Illustrations
  • Types (fonts)
  • Shapes
  • Colors
  • Textures

Where does one find Graphic Design?

Graphic design is everywhere. It is in our newspapers, on our way to work (billboards and business signage), on the cover of our books, on the packaging of every product we purchase. The most common forms include:

  • Logos
  • Websites
  • Business Cards
  • Advertisements
  • Book Design
  • Brochures
  • Billboards
  • Product Packaging
  • Poster, Greet Cards, Postcards
  • Magazine Layout
  • Newspaper Layout

This list  doesn’t even touch the surface..… ticket stubs, skateboards and surfboards, matchbooks, document layouts, credit cards, evacuation signs, owner’s manuals, and countless other things and everyday stuff all utilize graphic design.

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