As a child, I would love to hear the word “pensive” from others but wasn’t knowing the exact meaning then. My father trained me and my older brother to refer the dictionary every time you hear a new word or you may just go through it and increase your vocabulary.
I liked the idea and followed his advice.
I used to read more of dictionary and less of other books. It was here my father corrected me. He said – “If you do not read, your stock of words is of no use. They will pile-up in your brain and rot. So, put them to good use. Think on a good topic; write on it and let the words flow freely.”
Thinking and writing were new to my senses, but I worked on it.
I failed on many occasions.
The term “Graphic Design” usually reminds about advertising industry or print media where ads are visualized, created and published after laborious hours of laying out elements till final design of the advertisement. However, in early days of advertising; designing was of less importance while conveying the message was of priority.
The sense of designing grew when colored prints of ads were available and a message could be presented in various ways.
The advertising industry has seen a lot of changes in the past couple of decades; especially when the world got hooked onto digital communications. Earlier, digital world was limited to a website or email, but after the introduction of social media, the advertising industry has evolved for the good. Traditional ads that appeared in newspapers, magazines, or journals, reached a limited audience of a city, state, of a country, but due to social media, same ads are reaching beyond all territorial boundaries.