Graphic design is an area for the creative and the tireless.
It is an area for those who love to put together images or motion graphics (or both) with typography in place. Their work are used mainly for printed, published or electronic forms of media, such as newspapers, magazines, TV, film and Internet, for advertising or display purpose.
The main objective of graphic design is to present information that is not only easily accessed, but also looks pleasing to the eye. It could be information to promote, publicise or advertise a certain product, service or topic.
There are many different places where Graphic Design is needed. It could be used for Business
Card, Logo, Internet Article, Book, Magazines, and endless places of imagination.
To be good in graphic design, one needs to have the foundation knowledge, preferably from a
related institution, of what makes a viewer ticks. The graphic designer would need to know
the emotional response that a viewer would have when viewing their design. They would need to
know the different effect that White Spaces, Bold Graphic, Type of Fonts, Colours, Lines and
other possible graphics, could have on the viewers.
A good Graphic Designer would keep himself or herself up-to-date with Design knowledge by reading up on Graphic books, magazines and getting information from the Internet. Another good source is the Graphic Design Stories and News that are widely available on an international basis on the Internet. News on Graphic Design can come from New York, Japan and China, just to name a few.
One good thing about using the resources from the Internet is that the International Graphic Design Stories and News are all up-to-date and fresh. One can also find all related information under one roof.
Sample Award-winning designs can be found widely on the Internet for reference purpose. Different level of learning courses are also available for those who like to take their skill to a higher stage. Tips, Suggestions and Articles from the Expert are easily accessible too.
There are just unlimited sources of inspiration for a creative mind!