Graphic design, also known as communication design, it’s also the art & practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with textual and visual content. The form of the communication can be virtual, and may include images, words or graphic forms. The experience can take place in an instant or over a long period of time.
Graphic designers create and combine symbols, images and text to form visual representations of ideas and messages.
Design that’s meant to be experienced in an instant is the easiest to recognize and has been around the longest. For the last one century of the years, designers have arranged type, form advertisements, and image on posters, packages and other printed equipment, as well as information of designs visualizations and graphics for newspapers and magazines. Motion graphics are equally preset and crafted, but are meant to be realized over a mention time span, such as the opening credits of a movie or an online video meant to accompany a newspaper article.