Cover design in periodicals


World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, CYPRUS, 4 - 07 February 2009, vol.1, pp.2881-2882 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.512
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.2881-2882
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The word 'design', which is derived from the word 'designare', that means 'pointing something' stands for, in pictorial terms, pointing only one single thing in an ambience that includes more than one stimulus Graphic design, with its visualization, is the simplest way of giving message, which can grasp human perception and transmit the message to the target after seconds. In other words, Graphic Design is the communication language of our times. The act of designing is aimed to mark, impress, be unique, concretize and resolve. Moreover, since this act is closely related to visual arts, it requires good sight and drawing skills. Therefore, in universities, faculties of fine arts have begun to give graphic education. Accordingly, graphic designer is also likely to be labelled as an artist considering that he/she is a unique creator. The most important point that distinguishes between design and art is the supply-demand relation that always exists in the design applications. A reliable dialogue ambience should be established between client and designer in the stages of emerging of design, production and resulting.