There are quite a few ideas that can be borrowed from the profession of graphic design to use as guidelines for our purposes in portfolio design. This section covers graphic issues of primary importance. For additional information, there are many good texts on graphic design available. Keep in mind, however, that graphic design and architecture are two very different professions. Graphic design should be viewed through an architectural lens to stay relevant to issues of visual communication in architecture. Not all graphic design principles apply to visual communication in the realm of architecture.