Logogram: Its Types, Characteristics and Functions in The Society
A logo is an adopted symbol skillfully drawn, sometimes with letters used by business organizations and institutions as a means of identification or trademark. The logo of a particular company or institution is unique and originally used by that company. It is inscribed on the products, letterheads, and on all the property owned by the company.Concept and Roles of Posters and How To Design Them Effectively
A poster written or printed notice of a fairly large paper, displayed on notice boards or walls to communicate to the general public. A Frenchman by name Toulouse Lautrec is credited as the father of poster designing. There are two main types of posters. They are words or text poster and pictorial poster. A written or text poster contains text only while the pictorial poster contains largely illustrations with few texts or without text.
Environmental graphic design (EGD) is a design profession embracing many design disciplines including graphic design, architecture, industrial design and landscape architecture. Practitioners in this field are concerned with the visual aspects of way finding, communicating identity and brands, information design, and shaping a sense of place. Some examples of work produced by environmental graphic designers include the design and planning of sign programs, way finding consulting, exhibit and interpretive design, entertainment environments, retail design, information design including maps, as well as memorial and donor recognition programs.Repair-Binding, Caring and Maintenance of Books
Graphic artists need to learn how to repair old books that are worn out. Sometimes, the covers have to be replaced or some pages need to be repaired. If a single leaf or folio is inserted to replace a damaged leaf it is referred to as tipping-in. Steps in repairing single section and multi-section books that are widely used by students and offices will be outlined.Factors That Affect The Selection of Types in Typography
Typography is the process of arranging a type in a pleasing manner to be able to relay a message. A typographer is a skilled artist who has specialized in the selection and arrangement of type images. Text on a page/ pages or in a book is described in Graphic Design as Typefaces or Fonts. A typeface or font is a particular style of one set of letters, numbers and punctuation marks. There are hundreds of typefaces with different sizes, variations, and characteristics e.g. italics, bold, heavy, regular, narrow, rounded, display, compressed, light, condensed, extended etc.