Graphic Design and Young Zimbabwe

A logo design workshop for 10th graders in Zimbabwe

‘What is Graphic Design according to you?”, I asked Alisannah, a 13 year old, who was one of the few students who genuinely seemed interested in the ‘art class’ at school. “I think it is something to do with drawing, and making designs.”, she said. “You are close..”, I said, without giving her too much design jargon. “Graphic design is indeed something to do with drawing & making things look pretty.. *

* ..except, you don’t have to be great at it to be a good designer.”