Graphic design uses visual media to communicate ideas. Its primary tools are type, image, space, color, and form, which are combined to communicate messages via visual media including print, television, and websites.
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Beatrice Warde, in her famous 1932 essay “The Crystal Goblet (or Printing Should Be Invisible),” contends that the ideal vessel for wine is one that shows the liquid’s virtues. According to Warde, the best typography should likewise be invisible—the unseen carrier of information.
By Allan Haley, author, lecturer and expert on all things typographic
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Recently released "20/20," published by Visual Profile Books, presents the work of celebrated New York-based, award-winning graphic design firm GHD Partners / Graham Hanson Design. This carefully-curated monograph showcases 20 of the firm's most important projects executed during GHD's first 20 years—from early work to recently completed projects—and illustrates GHD's ability to design enduring experiences that inspire the way people live and work.
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Shikatani Lacroix Design, a strategic design agency based in Toronto, Ontario, recently announced that they will be uniting with their sister company, SLDNXT. To coincide with the partnership, SLD has unveiled a new corporate identity that will further establish them as a global leader in retail design.
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