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The process and art of combining text and images and communicating an effective message in the design of logos, graphics, brochures, newsletters, posters, signs, Web pages, books, ebooks, and any other type of visual communication is the formal, short definition of graphic design. A graphic designer may do all or almost all these things or specialize in one or more areas — such as primarily logo design or only Web design. Today's graphic designers typically use desktop publishing software and techniques to achieve their goals.

Graphic design utilizes the elements of graphic design and the principles of graphic design.

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Also Known As: graphic arts | graphics design | visual communications | desktop publishing

Common Misspellings: graphic desing

Examples: "A brochure that makes watching water boil seem exciting or a business card that entices the recipient to call instead of toss owe at least part of their success to good graphic design — it doesn't matter if they were created with the latest hot software or an old ink pen."

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