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What is GD?

Was asked about books I would recommend as introduction to graphic design. Here are two. Well documented. Easy read.

What is Graphic Design? by Quentin Newark

Explores all the issues that shape design today: economics, ethics, technology, theory, and developments in other arts. It looks at how graphic design has evolved over the centuries, from the development of book printing in medieval Germany to the present day, including magazines, corporate branding, television titles, films, and websites.

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What is Graphic Design For? by Alice Twemlow

A guide to the world of graphic design, examining what successful design is, how it works, and how graphic design communicates a message to its intended audience.

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