Definition of graphic design in English:

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graphic design

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrafik dəˈzīn/ Pronunciation: /dēˈzīn/


The art or skill of combining text and pictures in advertisements, magazines, or books.
Example sentences
  • Of course, this assumes that we're talking about graphic design as commercial art.
  • His books attempted to mix the visual aspects of drawing and graphic design with the poetics of sequence.
  • This aspect of the exhibition pays homage to fashion and graphic design as well as to decorative design.


graphic designer

Example sentences
  • So it seems that books have become a vehicle for graphic design and graphic designers.
  • He found occasional jobs as an art teacher at several institutes of higher education, as well as work as a graphic designer.
  • He later worked as a graphic designer and taught drawing and painting to children.

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Syllabification: graph·ic de·sign

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