8 Types Of Graphic Design
1. Visual Identity
Designers who specialize in visual identity graphic design collaborate with brand stakeholders to create assets like logos, typography, colour palettes, and image libraries representing a brand’s personality.
2. Marketing & Advertising
This includes designing postcards & flyers, magazine & newspaper ads, posters, banners and billboards,infographics, brochures (print and digital), vehicle wraps, signage & trade show displays. Designing for digital domain include email marketing templates, powerPoint presentations, menus, social media ads, banners & graphics, banner & retargeting ad, images for websites and blogs.
3. UI Design
UI designers specialize in desktop apps, mobile apps, web apps and games.
User interface graphic design include web page design, theme design (WordPress, Shopify etc), game interfaces & app design
4. Print & Publication
Print & Publication design includes designing books, newspapers, magazines, catalogs, newsletters, annual reports & directories.
5. Package Design
Packaging designers specialize in a specific type of packaging (like labels or beverage cans) or a specific industry(like food or children’s toys). Their work requires top-notch conceptual and problem-solving skills in addition to a solid working knowledge of print and Industrial Design
6. Motion Design
Motion Design includes designing title sequences & end credits, video advertisements, animated logos, trailers, presentations, promotional videos, infographic videos and GIFs.
7. Environmental Design
This includes designing public transportation navigation, retail store interiors, stadium branding, event and conference spaces, signage, wall murals, museum exhibitions and office branding.
8. Art & Illustrations
Examples of Art & Illustration include T-shirt design, graphic patterns for textiles, motion graphics, stock images, graphic novels, video games, websites, comic books, album art, book covers, picture books, infographics, technical illustration & concept art.