Billboards, commercials, posters, magazines, ads, and even the box your morning cereal comes in, graphic design is everywhere, and changing every day. Before technology graphic design was a more difficult, drawn out process in forms such as painting, early black and white printing, and working with typewriters. As time progressed and new technology was invented it became earlier and quicker for graphic designers and even amateurs to create masterpieces of their own. With the inventions and advances in technology made over the past one hundred years the art of graphic designed has been shaped and changed into the more efficient and improved process it is today.
The computer was the first invention in the shaping of modern graphic design. It makes is easier and faster for designers to create pieces of artwork in an efficient way. Computers make it possible to cut out the drawing portion of graphic art almost completely by making it easy to only create in digital making the process move a lot faster. Computers are everywhere, and most people have them at their fingertips making it easy to produce creations all the time.
Although computer amazingly improved the graphic design community it wasn’t until personal computers and laptops became easily available to the public, when digital design really kicked off. The invention of the personal computer made it possible for untrained designer to create their own documents. Anyone could buy their own software, which included document templates, typefaces, clip art and more. Having your own computer makes it easy for anyone to become a designer. There are free software and templates most people have access to, making it so easy to create pictures, logos, designs, posters and more at the click of a mouse.
With personal computers comes new software widening the possibilities of designing. With new software, like adobe, Photoshop and much more people are able to make their own logos and