Basic Communication Tools. A wide variety of communication tools are used for external and internal communication. These tools include mail, email, telephones, cell phones, smartphones, computers, video and web conferencing tools, social networking, as well as online collaboration and productivity platforms.
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Design Instruments for Communication
Examples of communication design include information architecture, editing, typography, illustration, web design, animation, advertising, ambient media, visual identity design, performing arts, copywriting and professional writing skills applied in the creative industries.
What do graphic designers use to communicate ideas?
Basically, graphic designers do the job of communication to others by means of graphic (visual) elements such as images of different styles and complexity, types and fonts, pictograms, shapes and sizes, colors and shades, lines and curves, etc.
What is the target audience?
For a designer to be able to explain his work clearly and convincingly, it is very crucial to communicate the ideas and thought process behind the work, be it with the team, the organization or with the end users. Information needs to be communicated in every phase of the design process.
For any team to be agile, it is essential to communicate their ideas. This will enable them to quickly build a product and also stay aligned to end user goals.
The responsibility of a communication designer is to develop the relationship between the viewer and visuals. Before they know what the visuals will look like, a communication designer will consider the message they want to communicate and how to strategically engage the viewer.
The first class of design principles deals with effective communication. In this context, communication means the presentation of material to an audience in an organized manner, with the intent of imparting some knowledge or understanding to that audience.