Graphic design is the process of representing ideas and messages in the commbination of symbol, text, images. In this typography, visual arts, and page layout techniques are used to create visual composition.
Use of graphic design include corporate design, editorial design, environmental desing, advertising, web graphic design, product design, signage and communication design.
Corporate design like logo, branner, branding, flyers are created in graphic design. In editorial desing graphic design is used to create magazines, newspapers and books.
We oviously talking about computer graphic design in which graphic designers uses many software tools for graphic design. Some tools are Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Coral Draw, Paint, GIMP, Inkscape, Pencil, etc.