Graphic design is the process of communicating visually using text and/or images to present information, or promote a message. Graphic design practice embraces a range of cognitive and aesthetic skills and crafts, including typography, image development and page layout.
Here you will find information on how to find books on graphic design, including reference sources. Some reference sources are in print here in the library, while others are available online.
ABC Typography (free website)
Artcyclopedia (free website)
Contemporary designers (ebook)
Graphic artists' illustrated glossary (print book)
Meggs' history of graphic design (ebook)
Modern encyclopedia of typefaces, 1960-90 (print book)
Oxford Art Online (full text reference books)