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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?
Who does what?
What would I learn if I studied to be a graphic designer?
In addition to basic design skills, courses usually cover advertising, typographic design, print technology, illustration, new media and computer aided design.

Are there many jobs in the graphics field?

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