Graphic design relates to the process whereby text, photos, illustrations and/or other graphic elements are presented in a way which communicates a message. It has to do with form and function in executing a concept.

Please Read This First! Submissions must provide information on graphic design in the English language. Foreign language sites should be submitted to the most appropriate category in World

Submitting sites which are "under construction" or are "future site of..." will delay your listing in this category. Your site must be complete with all links working in order to be accepted.

Sites for downloadable fonts, wallpaper, clip-art or other resources should be submitted to the most applicable category in Computers/.

Commercial graphic designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category Business/Business_Services/Design/Graphic_Design/Designers/ or Business/Publishing_and_Printing/Publishing/Services/Design/

Web Designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category under Computers/Internet/Commercial_Services/Web_Design_and_Development/.

Following this guidelines will help you get your site listed more quickly.

Collectives refers to an ad hoc group of graphic designers who are collaborating on a project.
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Submissions must be for sites pertaining to graphic design collectives which are in English.

Foreign language sites should be submitted to the most appropriate category in World

Do not submit sites which are "under construction" or are "future site of...". Your site must be complete with all links working in order to be accepted.

Do not submit sites for ''downloadable fonts'' here�submit instead to Computers/Software/Fonts/.

Do not submit sites for ''clip art'' here�submit instead to Computers/Graphics/Clip_Art/.

If your site contains a considerable amount of content on media which is not Graphic Design (paintings, poetry, music, photography, etc.), do not submit your site here�submit instead to the most specific alphabetical listing in Multiple_Media_Artists.

Commercial graphic designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category under Business/Industries/Design/Graphic_Design/.

Web Designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category under Computers/Internet/Commercial_Services/Web_Design_and_Development/.

Following these guidelines will help you get your site listed more quickly.

Information on formal education in colleges, universities, workshops, training programs and accredited schools of graphic design.

Submissions must be for accredited schools, workshops or training programs in graphic design.

Note: Please submit any web-related education and training sites to Computers.

This category includes resources for assisting individuals with finding employment in the broad field of graphic design. This may include employment resources that cover communication arts, commercial art, art direction, design management, illustration, animation, advertising, photography, typography, video and film production, multimedia, web design, image editing, visual communications and related disciplines and industries. Many sites offering employment listings can also be found in the appropriate sections of the Regional or Business employment categories of this directory.
Site submissions must relate specifically to finding or securing employment in the graphic design profession. See the existing sites at http://dmoz.org/Arts/Graphic_Design/Employment/ for examples of appropriate submissions.

Individual resumes or businesses will not be accepted. Those sites should submitted under the appropriate category at Business/Business_Services/Design/Graphic_Design/.

This category includes sites about well known and historical Graphic Designers.
Sites must be non-commercial in nature. For sites with a focus on the sale of prints, artworks, posters or products, please suggest to the most appropriate subcategory of Shopping/Visual_Arts/.

The History of Graphic Design category is for sites pertaining to the notable people, processes and events of the past which have greatly impacted the profession and study of graphic design. This category may include sites that have examples, analysis, or descriptions of noteworthy printed designs, influential art movements, typography, multimedia, illustration, photography, advertising, commercial art, publishing, and related visual communications.
Sites that are specifically related to a history of graphic design may be selected by the editor for inclusion in this directory. Although the range of historical influences on graphic design is broad, only sites that convey a substantial impact on graphic design will be reviewed and possibly accepted. Please review the current listings in the Graphic Design History category at http://dmoz.org/Arts/Graphic_Design/History/ for examples of appropriate sites to submit. Thank you.
In order to be accepted to this category submissions must be for magazines or ezines which provide articles and information, updated regularly, which focus primarily on graphic design topics.
Information on associations, collectives or groups whose primary purpose is to advocate, support, disseminate information on, or in some way further graphic design.

Please Read this Before Submitting Your Site

Submitted sites must be in the English language. Non-English language sites should be submitted to the most appropriate category in World.

This category is for membership and not-for-profit organizations. Do not submit sites for commercial graphic design services. These should be submitted to the appropriate subcategoy of Business.

Website designers should submit to Web Design.

Following these guidelines will help to prevent significant delays in having your site reviewed.

This category is for personal, non-commercial pages about graphic design.

Please Read This Before Submitting Your Site

Only English language sites of serious graphic designers will be considered for this topic area.

Foreign language sites should be submitted to the most appropriate category in World.

Do NOT submit sites for ''downloadable fonts'' here-submit instead to Computers/Software/Fonts/.

Do NOT submit sites for ''clip art'' here, but instead to Computers/Graphics/Clip_Art/.

If your site contains a considerable amount of content on media which is not Graphic Design (paintings, poetry, music, photography, etc.), submit to the most appropriate alphabetical listing in Arts/Visual_Arts/Multiple_Media_Artists.

Commercial graphic designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category under Business/Business_Services/Design/Graphic_Design/.

Web Designers should submit their sites to the most appropriate category under Computers/Internet/Web_Design_and_Development/Designers.

If your site contains personal information (hobbies, photos, poetry, MP3s, opinions, etc.) do NOT submit your site here - submit instead to Society/People/Personal Homepages.

Sites offering information on industry standard graphic design software.

Typography is the art of creating and using letterforms as a graphic design tool.

Submissions must be sites which pertain to creating typefaces or designing with type.

Submitting sites for "free downloadable fonts" will create a delay in being listed.

For quicker placement in the directory please follow these Submission Tips:

Title: Name of Site or Organization

Description: This describes the website and should note distinguishing features found on the site without the use of hype, personal pronouns, or repetitive terms.

This category is for weblogs about graphic design.
Weblogs (Blogs) must be well established and regularly updated.