The visualization of our lives has become intrinsic to how we interact with the world. Graphics, advertisements—even websites—all shape how we engage with data and communication. If you are interested in influencing how we connect with visual information and have a strong interest in art, you might want to consider taking a course or earning an online degree in graphic design.
Graphic design has a proud tradition of ushering in new forms of media—from the humble beginnings of serif typefaces and the Guttenberg press to the bold, industrial fonts that ushered in the age of industry; from the simple shop paintings indicating that a business was a butchery, to interactive flash animations of the internet and branded corporate logos, graphic design has forged innovative ways to communicate visual messages.
For a more in depth look at what graphic designers do, check out our interview with the award-winning graphic design firm CODO Design