These are examples of print media and packaging.
At some point these print or packaging items during the print process were designed, created or processed by a team or an individual graphic designer.
Designed using software programs like Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
In this course we will define the role of a graphic designer and learn the basics of Photoshop and InDesign. By the end of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge to design a print media piece of your own.
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Graphic design is traditionally applied print media, such as books, magazines and brochures, often referred to as interactive design, or multimedia design. mediainteractive design There are varying degrees of graphic design. Graphic designer involvement may range from verbally communicated ideas, to visual rough drafts, to final production.
Design elements are the basic tools in every design discipline. The elements (including shape, form, texture, line, value, and color) compose the basic vocabulary of visual design.shapeformtexturelinevaluecolor Design principles, such as balance, rhythm, emphasis, and unity, constitute the broader structural aspects of the composition.balance rhythmemphasisunity