Digital design is a branch of graphic design based on the use of multimedia software for desktop computers, pads and portable devices. It includes many areas of interest, from web design to architectural computer-aided design.
Digital designers are able to perform the same tasks as graphic designers. However, their knowledge and skills expand to include and focus on digital applications.
Forms of media they may produce include online ads, digital billboards, and 3-D or 2-D animation. Digital designers may work in web design, UX design, animation, video game design, graphic design, special effects, advertising and video production.
Digital designs are created using commercially available application software such as Corel Graphic Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, others similar to these and other special-purpose design software.
The result of the design work is an image that is made up of pixels and are electronically generated, stored, transmitted or displayed for further reproduction, viewing or processing.
The use of multimedia today has expanded all the boundaries. The things that were impossible to do yesterday are very much possible today. Today it is difficult to imagine our life without the use of multimedia in your day today. For example, simple communication of the idea that would have been cumbersome in the yesteryears and would require a lot of text and drawings can now be done quite simply by the preparation of a slideshow or a video.
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Digital Media is defined as audiovisual media contents and applications that are distributed directly over the internet. This includes digital video contents (e.g. movies, series and TV shows), digital music provided as download or internet-stream as well as digital games for different devices and electronically published content such as eBooks, eMagazines or ePapers.
The newest update of Statista’s digital media market shows that revenue in some of the largest media markets in the world is set to increase in the coming years.
- Revenue in the Digital Media market amounts to US$29,289m in 2019.
- The market’s largest segment is Video Games with a market volume of US$13,414m in 2019.
- In global comparison, most revenue is generated in the United States (US$46,591m in 2019).
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