Where are graphics applied?
It is applied to products and elements of company identity such as logos, colors, packaging and text as part of branding (see also advertising). Branding has increasingly become important in the range of services offered by graphic designers, everything visual: from road signs to technical schematics, from interoffice memorandums to reference manuals.
Textbooks are designed to present subjects such as geography, science, and math. These publications have layouts that illustrate theories and diagrams. Graphic design also applied to layout, formatting, illustrations and charts.
Graphic design is applied in the entertainment industry in decoration, scenery and visual storytelling. Other examples of design for entertainment purposes include novels, comic books, DVD covers, opening credits and closing credits in filmmaking and programs and props on stage. This could also include artwork used for T-shirts and other items screen printed for sale.