commercial art


noun

graphic art created specifically for commercial uses, especially for advertising, illustrations in magazines or books, or the like.
Compare fine art.

Origin of commercial art

First recorded in 1920–25

Related forms

com·mer·cial art·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for commercial art

commercial art


noun

graphic art for commercial uses such as advertising, packaging, etc

Derived Forms

commercial artist, noun
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