What does graphic design have to do with me?

Excellent question; I’m so glad you asked 🙂
Graphic design surrounds us constantly, though many times we are unaware of it. Movie posters at your local theater, printed programs at the annual dance recital, and usually even the napkins at your 6-year-old’s birthday party exist because of graphic design. And websites – whether poorly or well-presented – all incorporate graphic design to some degree.

What is graphic design?

I’m often surprised at how many people don’t know the answer to this question. Most of them have an idea of what graphic design means, but I’ve learned an important lesson in life, which is this:
Never assume that people know what you’re talking about, even if they are very intelligent people.