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More than meets the eye
Graphic design comes in where words and visual images are used to convey ideas and information. So graphic design features in lots of different areas including advertising, publishing, signage, packaging, corporate identity (a company's image and logo) and multimedia.

What are the skills involved?
At its heart graphic design is about drawing and presentation skills and about the ability to handle colours, lettering and patterns. Now, because of new technology, it's about a high degree of computer literacy and even mathematical skills.

Who does what?
What would I learn if I studied to be a graphic designer?
Are there many jobs in the graphics field?

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