Since prehistoric times, people have searched for ways to give visual form to ideas and concepts, to store knowledge in graphic form, and to bring order and clarity to information. Over the course of history, these needs have been filled by various people including scribes, printers, and artists.

Web graphics in any websites is as significant as the content of the site. An excellent designed graphics can give better and creative ideas to customer of what they are looking for. Web graphics helps designers to enhance the website design by adding colors, visual appeals and helps in providing artistic professional touch to their creativity.

In the past, web designers put a particular focus on showing off their skills and design portfolios by packing sites with flashy illustrations and animations that supposedly wowed their visitors. Then came a shift toward skeuomorphic design, which attempted to bring real life to the screen, with faux-realistic textures, drop shadows and real object characteristics.