Steve Jobs may have said “design is how it works,” but when it comes down to communication, “how it looks” is an important part of “how it works.” Having an understanding of layout, typography, color theory, and the like can help you make sure that you are getting your message across.

While there aren’t official definitions or firm lines, you can think of graphic design as a targeted application of “design thinking”. For more on that, see Learn about design thinking

See also Learn about telling stories with data for some data-specific design information.

Graphic/Visual Design classes

here are a few we know about. Let us know if we’re missing anything

Reading (Web)

Reading (Books)

Resources (elsewhere)

Visual design rules you can safely follow every time

A Complete Guide to CSS Grid | CSS-Tricks

A Complete Guide to Flexbox | CSS-Tricks