The study of visual illustration having
combination of thoughts and messages
by mixing pictures, texts, symbols is
known as Graphic Designing. It is
actually the mode of communication
through visual depictions. All the latest
and modernized techniques in Graphic
Designing such as grouping of
typography, visual arts and the page layout techniques are used in the process.
Graduate Diploma Programme in Graphic Design
BA Animation and Graphic Design
Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design and Web Design
Diploma in Graphic Designing
10+2 with any stream
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
IDC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
Delhi College of Art, Delhi
Department of Design, IIT, Delhi
Note: Graphic Design Courses are also being offered by various reputed private institutions.
Therefore, aspirants are advised to ensure the recognition and approved courses being offered
by the Private Institutes/Colleges in this field prior to admission.
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNING
Graphic designers should also possess the following specific qualities:
Analytical skills. Graphic designers must be able to look at their work from the point of view of their consumers and examine how the designs they develop will be perceived by the consumer to ensure they convey the client’s desired message.
Artistic ability. Graphic designers must be able to create designs that are artistically interesting and appealing to clients and consumers. They produce rough illustrations of design ideas, either by hand sketching or by using a computer program.
Communication skills. Graphic designers must communicate with clients, customers, and other designers to ensure that their designs accurately reflect the desired message and effectively express information.
Computer skills. Most graphic designers use specialized graphic design software to prepare their designs.
Creativity. Graphic designers must be able to think of new approaches to communicating ideas to consumers. They develop unique designs that convey a recognizable meaning on behalf of their clients.
Time-management skills. Graphic designers often work on multiple projects at the same time, each with a different deadline.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNING
Graphic designers typically do the following:
Meet with clients or the art director to determine the scope of a project
Use digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create designs
Create visual elements such as logos, original images, and illustrations to help deliver a message
Design layouts, including selection of colors, images, and typefaces
Present design concepts to clients or art directors
Incorporate changes recommended by clients or art directors into final designs
Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them