Definition of Graphic Design.

Graphic Design

–noun

the art or profession of visual communication that combines images, words, and ideas to convey information to an audience, esp. to produce a specific effect.

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Graphic design is the process of communicating visually using typography and images to present information. Graphic design practice embraces a range of cognitive skills, aesthetics and crafts, including typography, visual arts and page layout. Like other forms of design, graphic design often refers to both the process (designing) by which the communication is created and the products (designs) which are generated.

American Psychological Association (APA):

Graphic_design. (n.d.). Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved March 09, 2008, from Reference.com website: http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Graphic_design
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