“Design Council” Defines Graphic Design & the Role of the Graphic Designer in Video Series

Design Council, an organization based in Britain whose aim is to “promote design and architecture for the public good” published a series of short videos that present concise definitions of graphic design, the role of a graphic designer and the graphic design process.

In these videos, Design Council addresses topics such as:
– The wide range of mediums that graphic designers have the opportunity to work with, from logos, packaging, brand identity systems, album covers, book covers, magazines, Websites, and any other form of visual communication and information design.

– The influence of technology on the evolution of the graphic designer and the graphic designer’s role.

– The difference between illustration and graphic design.

– The responsibility of the designer to accurately communicate a message, represent a product or service to an intended audience.

Make sure to check out Design Council’s Website, which explores different facets of the graphic design industry: typography, imagery, corporate identity, packaging, signage, information design, editorial design and digital design.

Watch videos dedicated to the topic of graphic design from Design Council, below:

What is Graphic Design?

The Role of a Graphic Designer

The Graphic Design Process

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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