Tackling the definition again

Graphic design is a language of pictures, letters, words, paragraphs, colors, and shapes. It allows us to take the everyday and make sense of it, provide a critical lens to question and make necessary changes.

It opens a flexible iterative mind literally helping to visualize these different tapes (another 80s reference) in the minds eye. What If it were blue not red? What if that were bigger? What if this had a different typestyle? Like active drafts or tests, the mind visually tests.