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Old 09-16-2010, 03:03 AM
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Default Re: Graphic Design

Originally Posted by Coldhardsteel View Post
How much of graphic design, in the educational system, is using technology, and how much of it is application of the principles of design and elements of art?
I've done graphic design too, Steel, and most of it is the latter. A designer can create something appropriate and pleasing without the technology, but technology helps - it's a tool. You only need to look at some home grown websites to see what happens when technology is married to a lack of design skills.

However, like drummers, not all graphic designers are created equal. Gotta get those chops in there somehow!

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