(Design & Technology Faculty)
What is Graphic Design?
Graphics design, uses visual media to communicate a message. Graphic artists, often work in the commercial arena, creating images for large companies, such as logos and promotional items. A Graphic designer uses computers as well as paint and ink to manipulate images to advertise or display information.
As the graphic design field has expanded, the emphasis has shifted from two-dimensional solutions such as brochures or posters to three-dimensional design including graphics for screen displays such as television and World Wide Web pages. Graphic design can even extend to the creation of physical spaces (such as museum galleries) where a message must be communicated visually. Computer-aided design (CAD) has facilitated the growth of three-dimensional design.
Nevertheless, there is still demand for two-dimensional graphic design, which is often used for creating promotional displays in retail outlets, product packaging, logo design, print advertising, also work on the design and layout of magazines, newspapers, and other print publications. graphics for television.
How to become a Designer?
Although "hand skills" (such as drawing and drafting) are still used occasionally in graphic design, the computer has become the primary tool. The advantages of computer design are many: speed, precision, and above all, with on-screen editing, the ability to test various designs before a final decision is made.