Chapter 2 What is Graphic Design - Abdul waheed

GRAPHIC DESIGN is not only drawing, painting, creating a posters, logos but something more than this too. Graphic design is presentation of information developed through a creative process for a particular function.

Graphic is an art, imagination, expression, painting and lettering. And is used to convey idea.

Basic visual elements
1- Line
2- Color
3- Shape
4- Texture
5- Space
6- Form
7- Typography

Design are rules which we follow. These are called design principles.
Design principles
1. Contrast
2. Alignment
3. Hierarchy
4. Balance
5. Proximity
6. Repetition
7. Simplicity