Graphic Design is the art of visual communication. Graphic design is a creative process that combines art and technology to communicate ideas.
The designer does this through the artful manipulation of typography and imagery in order to convey a message from a client to a particular audience to invoke an action.
Graphic design is all around us. It is a part of our daily lives. From the labels on our toothpaste, to the billboards we see in our commute to work, to the dinner menus we order from – all these pieces utilize a form of visual communication that translates ideas into words and images that convey information
Some of the most common forms include:
This list hardly scratches the surface – skateboards, credit cards and countless other products and everyday items all utilize graphic design.