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UX and UI and subsections!?[edit]

UX and UI are NOT 'subfields' of graphic design. UX is far closer to human factors engineering, or product design, than graphic design. 98.113.202.37 (talk) 06:50, 29 February 2016 (UTC)

Graphic Design is not Art or Style[edit]

in the start, it says "Graphic design is the art of communication, stylizing, and problem-solving through the use of type, space and image." - Graphic Design is a methodology, not an art - and stylizing is not relevant as all in the graphic design process. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.83.92.200 (talk) 11:11, 4 September 2014 (UTC)


Vis. comm[edit]

Just a question, what is actually the difference between graphic design and visual communication? Lately the name of university courses in graphic design have been changed to visual communication, so I thought they are the same. But there are two separate articles on these topics. Hayabusa future 10:28, 30 August 2005 (UTC)


I'm not totally sure what the difference is, but it seems like graphic communication is more corporate/techi and less design, and graphic design is more concentrated on the look/design aspect.

The profession of graphic design has been known by a number of different names and to this day is a source of confusion. Maybe the cleanup task force can fix this? Graphic arts, commercial arts, visual design and communication, all are murky waters containing graphic design. My assumption is that graphic design is the preferred term despite the fact that the premier graphic design organization in America (AIGA) is really the American Institute of Graphic Arts, which implies more of a printing origin (which it was). In fact, one of the main U.S. professional periodicals, PRINT, had its origins in the printing business, where most graphic designers were employed before consulting firms were widespread. The overall graphic design article needs work but, alas, most graphic designers are quite busy and must not be getting as involved as they should! Unfortunately, with layout software at everyone's disposal, there is a whole lot of graphic art and visual communication going on that is not graphic design.

Both mean the same thing. I believe that graphic design is the most established term. Where I am many designers prefer the term visual communication design, but few actually use it. I have a serious problem with both terms. As a graphic designer, sometimes the solution I come up with for clients are not graphic or visual in nature. (ie. brand naming, or in some cases sound based solutions). I would prefer the term Communication Design, but this is maddeningly vague. Regardless, the word design has been dragged through the mud at this point. Creating graphics is NOT creating graphic design, the same as simply communicating is NOT the same as Communication Design. The more important focus is on the word design. Adam Christopher 19:11, 17 September 2006 (UTC)Adam

Visuals[edit]

Considering that this page is about graphic design and visual arts, I find that it should have more visuals. Not only would it appeal more to the people reading the article but it would also complement the information that is being provided on the subject. Rox1286 (talk) 03:10, 22 September 2011 (UTC)

All about credit card rate — Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.241.71.114 (talk) 12:55, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

fcgtbiut — Preceding unsigned comment added by 130.0.25.178 (talk) 17:46, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

Problem with sentence in "Emergence of the design industry"[edit]

"Morris created a market for works of graphic design in their own right to create a profession for this new type of art for aspiring individuals who wishes to earn a living through these skills".
I'm not sure how I would go about correcting this sentence, but it seems in need of restructuring, proper use of plurals and commas. I've had a go at it here, but I might have lost some meaning.
"Morris created a market for graphic design. This emerging profession led aspiring graphic artists to earn a living, using the skills taught by his books." 78.247.84.27 (talk) 01:38, 10 May 2014 (UTC)