Graphic design is the combination of using images, symbols and words to create a visual interpretation of ideas and messages. The main aim today is to create interesting things which can convey a message well and be interesting on the eye.
A lot of people think that they know what a graphic designer can do but today the spectrum of work a designer can do is vast, for example it can range from magazine covers, logo’s, book layouts, CD covers and flash animation.
Web Design is often confused with Graphic design but generally the only similarity is that they both require a design talent. Basically put Web Design is the procedure of doing different tasks to create a web page. A good website will usually include image, text, sound and other good content to make it as interesting as It can be to the user, also the more simple and easier to use can make a website successful.
When designing a website it’s very important to define the sites audience, this is because these are the people who will be viewing and using the site making it more successful with more hits.