An introduction to graphic design

In this lesson, we will learn what we mean by graphic design. We will investigate examples and record our findings in our sketchbooks.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of these graphic designs do you think is aimed at children?

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Q2.Graphic designers use words and images to share ideas.

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Q3.Graphic design is

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of these graphic designs do you think is aimed at children?

1/3

Q2.Graphic designers use words and images to share ideas.

2/3

Q3.Graphic design is

3/3

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An introduction to graphic design

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the name for the way things look in graphic design?

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Q2.What is a 'typography'?

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Q3.What is the aim of graphic design?

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Q4.What is it called when the aim of the design is matched to to the audience?

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Q5.What is a 'concept'?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

An introduction to graphic design

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the name for the way things look in graphic design?

1/5

Q2.What is a 'typography'?

2/5

Q3.What is the aim of graphic design?

3/5

Q4.What is it called when the aim of the design is matched to to the audience?

4/5

Q5.What is a 'concept'?

5/5

Lesson summary: An introduction to graphic design

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