Visual Language: The Ideal Language Of Communication

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Visual Language – the ideal language of communication in 21st Century

Abstract
We are a generation of tech-savvy people and digital technology has great importance in our lives for communication. Thanks to internet, people of various cultures around the globe can connect and communicate, irrespective of the limitations of their knowledge of different languages. Human beings love to socialise and language which is one of a barrier for socializing can be overcome if we communicate through a language which is based on drawings, pictures, photos and moving pictures, that is nothing but visual communication.

Keywords
Visual Communication, 21st century communication, Multimedia Communication

Introduction
We all communicate but have you ever
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Drawings, illustrations, sketches, paintings, computer generated graphics, digital paintings are digital formats of Art. Visual Communication is a multidisciplinary field which include graphic design, illustration, fine arts, multimedia, and photography. Visual Communication applies the fundamentals of major art forms to convey specific ideas and messages for the purpose of professional problem solving. The applications of Visual Communication include advertising, interior design, industrial design, and publication design, etc. where images are used to convey ideas. Other fields whether it is print-based, or computer technology based, are growing progressively more important in our fast-paced, image-reliant society. The art and technique of communication design require knowledge of fields such as graphic design, illustration, or photography and many more such fields. Whatever is the case, an eye for detail, an ability to think creatively, and good problem-solving skills are needed to be a good communicator. [Princeton Review.com] Recent research supports that the visual communication can be more influential than verbal communication, signifying in many cases that people learn and retain information that is presented to them visually better than that which is only provided verbally. These are welcome findings to anyone who use visual presentations to persuade or instruct others. Even more welcome is the news that today; presenters have more resources than ever available to them for creating and displaying the most visually rich programs possible. [The Power of... (HP.com)] Visual communication is everywhere today, from electronic media like Web pages and television screens to environmental contexts such as road signs and retail displays. As the National Education Association of the United States has pointed out, “Western civilization has become
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