graphic design


Definition of graphic design

: the art or profession of using design elements (such as typography and images) to convey information or create an effect also : a product of this art

Other Words from graphic design

graphic designer noun

Examples of graphic design in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With his degree in finance, Young helped to hone the direction of the app, while Hendrickson — Thurman's cousin and longtime friend — used his love of coding and graphic design to create and build the interface. Lauren Wethington, Detroit Free Press, 25 Apr. 2022 His partner, Amanda Ramsfield, said Miles was drawn to printing and graphic design while in high school. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 Apr. 2022 The exterior involves hundreds of hours of custom paintwork and uses 11 colors in a striking graphic design, predominantly in hues of blue with bold yellow and silver accents. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 16 Feb. 2022 That is quite big out of 80 or so students for graphic design. Nicole Gull Mcelroy, Fortune, 15 Feb. 2022 The upside to design templates is that graphic design is more accessible. Raghavan Rs, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 For this new player, her accessibility concern wasn’t the graphic design of the rule book, but the looming scale of the information inside the book. Pearse Anderson, Wired, 17 Jan. 2022 Russ and his team clearly availed themselves of some great graphic design talent to enable any non-profit to put together a compelling event or campaign, with no heavy lifting. Sanford Stein, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2022 Her husband David, 57, is home taking care of their other children and running his graphic design business. Rachel Berry, The Enquirer, 2 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of graphic design

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of graphic design was in 1935

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30 Apr 2022

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“Graphic design.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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