Basically Web design refers to the design (layout/content) of any website that is displayed for people to see on the internet. It usually refers to all of the user experience aspects of website development rather than software development.
How its Done
Web designers plan, create and code the sites and web pages, these pages combine text with sounds, pictures, graphics and video clips. A web designer is responsible for creating the design and layout of a website or web pages. this could include working on a brand new website or updating a coustomers existing site.